COVID-19 Information for the U of A Community

Updates

Campus Life in Fall 2020

What will life be like at the U of A?

Visit Campus Life: Essential student and instructor information for the Fall 2020 academic term.

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Returning to Campus Safely

When and How to Safely Return to Campus

Employees must continue to work remotely except for approved exceptions. Faculty and staff can assess if they are eligible to return, and if so, how they can prepare for returning to campus.

eCourse: Returning to Campus

A 10-minute online program that will help you understand the risks. Learn what you can do to protect yourself, your colleagues, and family from COVID-19. All returning employees are required to complete this eCourse. Open to students too.


Common and Shared Spaces Protocols

Workplace health and safety policy and guidance documents to manage shared work, research and study spaces 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.


Procedure: Case or Outbreak of COVID-19 on U of A Campus

This U of A Emergency Procedure includes convenient reference sheets for both students and employees with information about what to do should you become sick.

Continuity Planning

During the COVID-19 pandemic, all on-campus activities must be prepared to shut down on-campus operations, including labs, within 48 hours. Here’s guidance on how to do that.


Managing Safe Returns to Campus

Managers are guided through assessing if the time is right for their team to come back. These steps will ensure that your campus work complies with public health directives.

On-Campus Research

Guidance for researchers on how to ready their campus research spaces and work environments to meet current public health requirements. Once ready, researchers can then apply to resume their research on campus.


Campus Safety Information Toolkit

University of Alberta posters, documents and images to support enhanced campus safety and community awareness during the pandemic.

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.


Campus Life in Fall 2020

What will life be like at the U of A?

Visit Campus Life: Essential student and instructor information for the Fall 2020 academic term.

See Campus Life »

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.