Information for Employees

Key Information for Employees


  • The health and safety of our U of A community is paramount. 
  • Work for most faculty and staff must continue remotely to comply with public health workplace requirements, avoid further stresses on in-demand resources, and safely manage our workspaces.
  • The only exceptions are: approved essential services on campuses, approved research activities that cannot be conducted remotely, approved in-person teaching exceptions, and approved limited work exceptions on campus.
  • NEW resources are available to support managers and employees planning or evaluating their ability to return to campus. 

Updates for Employees

  • Updates for the U of A community for the week ending August 7

    August 07, 2020

    This week’s updates include essential quarantine and isolation information for Fall 2020 international students, updates on campus services and community activities, a new campus safety information toolkit and checklist, and a link to your hub for Fall 2020 term info.

  • Updates for the U of A community for the week ending July 31

    July 31, 2020

    This week’s updates include what you need to know about wearing masks on campus, updates to U of A safety protocols, sick procedures, an extension for CRCEF applications, and where to find risk advisory bulletins.

  • Update to Safety Measures Directives

    July 30, 2020

    The university’s Safety Measures General Directives provides guidance on the expectations for employees, faculty, university planning groups, students, contractors and campus visitors.

  • Updates for the U of A community for the week ending July 24

    July 24, 2020

    This week’s updates cover the new remote teaching FAQ pages, changes to the ONEcard distribution process, the U of A isolation accommodation program, face masks on campuses, next week’s Canada Research Continuity Emergency Fund deadline, and a reminder about how important it is these days to check your sources.

  • Update on the 2020-21 Academic Year

    July 06, 2020

    Available today: A list of Fall 2020 courses with in-person learning experiences; and Campus 2020-21, our university guide for the year ahead.

  • Updates for the U of A community for the week ending July 3

    July 03, 2020

    This week’s updates include information on Fall 2020 instructor and student information on the Campus Life hub, IST Teaching Toolkit, IST Remote Work hub, and Campus & Community Recreation's relaunch plans.

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