Fall at TAV College

Will be mostly online. Find everything you need to know on this webpage.

On This Page:

1. IntroduCtion
2. How Exams will function
3. Procedure for entering the campus building
4. The rules for online classes


Discover helpful tutorials and information that will lay the foundation for a successful online semester.


Protocol for testing positive or displaying symptoms

Any staff member or student displaying symptoms of the virus, or receives a positive result for COVID-19, must self-isolate for 14 days, call Public Health at 514-644-4545 and contact TAV College as soon as possible. If somebody you live with, or have been in direct contact with, has been affected by COVID-19, you must not come to the College for 14 days and inform us by email at: covidreport@tav.ca


With the health and safety of our students and staff in mind, TAV College made the difficult decision to hold most courses for the Fall 2020 semester online. With this new educational experience comes many obstacles, however, if we all work together, we can make this a great online semester.

Below you will find all of the information that you need to know concerning the Fall semester. Should you have anymore questions, please email the College at: info@tav.ca for questions related to online learning, you may email: onlinehelp@tav.ca

2. Midterm exams

*Recently updated

Due to the unprecedented nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, most TAV College instructors will be delivering their midterm exams in an online format for the Fall 2020 semester.

Please note that midterm exams for most science program specific courses will be maintained on campus in order to fulfill competency requirements. In other words, midterm exams for mathematics, biology, physics and chemistry will be given on campus. However, please rest assured that we are confident in our ability to ensure the safety of our staff and students while on campus and we will be implementing strict measures to ensure the safety of our community.

Please refer to the online exams webpage for full details.

3. Procedure for entering the campus building

For students or staff who must enter the campus building, you will be required to follow this health and safety procedure.

The following classes and activities will be maintained on campus:

  • Science labs
  • Mid-term and final examination
  • Tutorials
  • Selected courses where on site presence is required to fulfill course competencies.
  • Orientation and introduction to your professors

*Remember to bring your own mask if you have one!

4. Code of Conduct for online courses

All students and staff MUST read and understand the rules for online classes before they begin their semester. CLICK HERE TO READ



All students and instructors will be responsible for upholding the following behavior expectations during a live, online class:

  1. You must wear appropriate attire during an online class(nudity and/or shirtlessness will not be tolerated);
  2. You must be respectful in the online chat feature of the software​;
  3. You are not allowed to invite someone to the online class who is not registered for the course​;
  4. You are not allowed to consume illegal substances (drugs, alcohol) or smoke (cigarettes, vape) during a live, online class where your webcam is live;
  5. You must act in a way that is appropriate when using the microphone, webcam or share screen features of online classrooms;
  6. You must respect the unique rules set by your instructor;
  7. You are not allowed to display media or imagery on your screen that contains nudity or that is profane, obscene or offensive​ (failure to comply will result in suspension).


  • Unless otherwise indicated by your instructor, all students are expected to login, using the class link provided by their instructor, and participate in their course at the scheduled time as stated by their instructor at the beginning of the semester.
  • If a student cannot attend an online class for reasons related to COVID-19, they must inform the instructor.
  • If a student cannot attend an online class, they are responsible for catching up on the course.
  • Instructors are not allowed to force students to turn their webcam or microphone on, however, they have the right to “check-in” with you.


    Failure to comply with any online class rules will result in immediate action taken by the instructor of the course. All situations of non-compliance will be subject to a review for suspension and will be handled on a case-by-case basis by the Dean of Studies’ office. Students will be notified by email of any reprimands. 

    *All situations of non-compliance to the rules set forth by the College will result in a note on the student’s permanent record.


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