COVID-19 Information

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Vaccinations

Embrace a fresh start safely — take your shot

Vaccinations are the safest and most effective way to help stop the long-term spread of COVID-19. As part of new safety measures recently announced for fall, all those coming to campus are required to be fully vaccinated or undergo regular rapid testing.

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Coming to Campus Safely

Fall 2021 Start of Term Guides

Quick reference guides that highlight critical health and safety information for on-campus students, instructors and staff.

Rapid COVID-19 Testing Program

Although getting fully vaccinated is the best way to do your part to help protect the collective safety of our community, COVID-19 rapid testing is another tool being used to help monitor the health of students, faculty, and staff.

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Mandatory Online Safety Course

Students, faculty, and staff are all required to complete the U of A’s online safety course before participating in on-campus activities. Developed by Health, Safety and Environment, the short online modules will help prepare you for your time on our campuses.

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Campus Safety Checklist

Help minimize the risks of COVID-19 by following these quick tips in the campus safety checklist. From staying home when feeling unwell, to practising good health hygiene, adopting these steps as part of our daily routines will help keep each other safe.

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Campus Life

Instructors, students, researchers, and staff will bring our campuses to life this year, through a mix of in-person and virtual experiences. Find resources, read stories, and find advice as we welcome the start of a new academic year.

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Travel during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted where, how, when, and why we travel. To help support the safety of our community, U of A faculty, staff, and students are to follow the institution’s latest travel directive, as well as all international, federal, and local travel measures.