Returning to Campus Safely

Campus Safety Checklist

A quick list of the essentials. What you need to know about campus safety before and during a visit to U of A campuses.

Required eCourse: Campus Safety Spring/Summer 2021

Staff and students scheduled to be on campus this Spring/Summer term are required to complete a 10-minute online program. You will learn what you need to do to protect yourself, your colleagues, and family from COVID-19. There is a refresher option for staff who previously completed the course.


A COVID-19 prevention tool that employees and students use to easily record the buildings and rooms they visit while on campus.

Safety Measures General Directives

Safety protocols and resources for faculties, departments, and university planning groups to ensure a safe return to and operations on our campuses.

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Campus Life in 2020-21

What is life like at the U of A?

Visit Campus Life: Essential student and instructor information for the 2020-21 academic year.

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Resources for Working, Teaching, and Learning

Prioritize your Health

Follow these steps to keep yourself healthy and minimize the spread of any respiratory virus (including COVID-19).

1. Prevent

Mental Health Support

The COVID-19 pandemic can have a significant impact on your mental health. Resources are available if you, or someone you know, is struggling or needs a little extra support.

Support for students    Support for employees and their families


Travel Resources

Global Affairs Canada’s global Level 3 avoid all travel advisory is still in effect. As a result, all international and interprovincial university travel remains suspended until further notice. Any travellers coming into Canada must self-isolate for 14 days. At the time of boarding a flight to Canada, travellers are required to present a negative COVID-19 test result conducted within 72 hours of scheduled departure.