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COVID-19: Conditions on Maintaining Education Activities

The courses offered in the winter semester, which began on January 10, 2022, delivered remotely, will be offered in-person as of January 31, 2022. Full version of the January 10, 2022 announcement

Last update: January 10, 2022

INRS is ready to welcome its student community in the greatest respect of the sanitary measures and rules issued by the Direction de la santé publique and by the government of Quebec.

Request for admission

Deferral of a new admission, if necessary and without penalty, is possible. To do so, the request must be addressed to the Registrar’s office (


Subject to the directives issued by the Quebec Public Health Department (Santé publique du Québec), Winter Term 2022 will be as follows:

  • All graduate programs are offered in Winter term.
  • Courses will be offered by distance learning until January 31, 2022. Laboratory and field research activities will continue to be offered in accordance with health standards adopted by the National Public Health of Quebec.

Winter Term 2022

Check the university calendar for dates to remember.

A lump sum payment of $100 per term for students

Back to school

When the Québec budget was tabled on March 25, 2021, a lump sum of $100 per term was announced for full-time college and university students. The measure was aimed at acknowledging the difficulties experienced by the students during the COVID-19 health crisis during the fall 2020 term and the winter 2021 term.

Eligible students are invited to complete the application form which has been available on the INRS’s IDÉ portal since July 2, 2021.

Lump sum payments has been started electronically since mid-September 2021, based on the order in which applications was received. Please note that payments will be sent out over several weeks.

This amount will not affect other forms of student financial assistance, such as loans and bursaries.

Also note that the eligibility criteria for the lump sum payment have been expanded. For more information, please go to Quebec government website.

Students who wish to apply using a printable form (PDF) Student Lump Sum Application form can send their document to the registrar’s office at our educational institution at

For more information on the application procedure and eligibility criteria, please go to the’s webpage.

Last update: January 10, 2022

Questions about the conditions on maintaining education activities? Contact the Registrar's Office.