All students are required to have medical insurance for the length of their studies. Coquitlam College can enrol students in a private medical plan upon registration.
BC Medical is available to students who hold a valid study and/or work permits after they have been in BC for a minimum of six (6) months. Download the BC Care Card Application (Ministry of Health website).
The BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) has more information on its website about COVID-19.
Go to Government of Canada for the latesttravel alerts.
A new toll-free phone number (1-833-784-4397) has been established to answer questions from Canadians about COVID-19. Service is available from 7:00am to midnight (Eastern Standard Time)
Coquitlam College update to students, staff and faculty
The College would like to assure students, staff and faculty that safety is the College’s main concern. The College is monitoring current events and conditions and has an administrative body to oversee the College’s response. The College has also:
The Public Health Agency of Canada advises that the risk of COVID-19 to Canadians remains low. However, individuals should take steps to prepare themselves.
How can I prevent myself from getting infected?
Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Hand washing with soap and water helps to remove bacteria and viruses. If no sink is available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
Do not touch your face, eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands.
Regularly clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces
Don’t share food, drinks, utensils etc.
Avoid travelling to hotspots where there is an outbreak of the virus
Avoid close contact with individuals who are sick
Stay home if you are sick.
What should I do if I feel sick?
Stay home from work or school if you are sick.
If you are concerned that you may have been exposed to COVID-19 or showing symptoms, please contact your health care provider or dial 8-1-1 as soon as possible.
8-1-1 is a provincial health information and advice line that can assist with connecting you to a health care professional.
For more information on COVID-19, please visit HealthLinkBC.
The cost of parking passes per semester is $40.00 and increases to $50.00 after the second week of a semester. Parking passes can be purchased in the Bookstore, Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.
Parking passes are mandatory in order to park in the College parking lot.
Open Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
University textbooks are available for purchase at the bookstore.
Students can also visit the Coquitlam College Used Textbook page to sell and purchases gently used textbooks.
The College has a library which provides students with current and comprehensive information from our growing collection of books, an electronic library, and via the Internet.
Library assistants are also available to help students locate information and material.
All students are required to provide identification to take midterms and final exams. A Coquitlam College student identification card can be obtained at the Bookstore Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.
Students in the Senior Secondary and English Studies programs may be eligible for a Go Card; this can be used for Coquitlam College identification purposes. A Go Card is only given to a student who is:
The lab is available to Coquitlam College students, Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Students can purchase a printing card for $5.00 in the Bookstore.
The Writing Centre is available to all students who need help to improve their academic skills. Coquitlam College students receive one-on-one writing support. Please see the Writing & Learning Centre page for the current semester schedule.