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Updates for the U of A community, week ending September 24

World Health Organization approved vaccines recognized by Alberta | Updates to U of A rapid testing requirements & program | Sharing proof of vaccination - coming October 1 through MyUAlberta | Isolation for household contacts

World Health Organization approved vaccines recognized by Alberta

U of A also adds CoronaVac/Sinovac and Sinopharm/BBIBP to its list of recognized vaccines.

Updates for the U of A community, week ending September 17

In-person classes resume Monday | Get vaccinated | Proof of Vaccination Program and changes to Rapid Testing Program | New event requirements | Stay home when you feel unwell | Masking on campus

Sept 16 Update: Online classes on Friday, in-person again on Monday

An update on new Government of Alberta public health measures

New Government of Alberta public health measures announced

September 15: New Government of Alberta public health measures announced

Updates for the U of A community, week ending September 10

September 10 COVID-19 update: COVID-19 in our campus community | What to do if you’re feeling unwell | Masking on campus | Working remotely + more

COVID-19 Notice: COVID-19 in Our Campus Community

Reminders about the U of A’s Rapid Response Plan and information about a recent off-campus community outbreak that has impacted our university community.

Updates for the U of A community, week ending September 3

September 3 COVID-19 update: Declare your vaccination status | Here@UAlberta | Rapid testing appointments | Guidelines for visitors + more

Rapid testing appointments are now available for booking

See the latest updates about Rapid Testing

Updates for the U of A community, week ending August 27

August 21 COVID-19 update: Declaring vaccination status and rapid testing | Drop-in vaccination clinics | Get Your Shot vaccine incentive contest + more

Declaring Vaccination Status and Rapid Testing

The University of Alberta has established a vaccination self-declaration process and a rapid testing program to support safety across our campuses this fall

Updates for the U of A community, week ending August 20

August 21 COVID-19 update: New measures for fall | Start of Term Health & Safety Guides | Vaccination survey results + more

Updates for the U of A community, week ending August 13

August 13 COVID-19 update: U of A to announce further measures next week | Tracing, sick protocols, and rapid response | Student Services Reopening | And more

Updates for the U of A community, week ending August 6

August 6 COVID-19 update: President’s Message | Returning to Campus Training | Community Survey and more

Updates for the U of A community, week ending July 30

July 30 COVID-19 update: Vaccinations Are Available | Personal Supports | Travel Update | Campus Safety

Updates for the U of A community, week ending July 23

July 23 COVID-19 update: Mask reminder and update | Campus events | And more

Updates for the U of A community, week ending July 16

July 16 Updates: Libraries reopening August 16 | personal health measures | parking on campus

Updates for the U of A community, week ending July 9

July 9 Updates: Masks | Research During Stage 3 | Updates for Travellers | And More

Updates for the U of A community, week ending June 25

City Mask Changes (July 1) | The Vision for Fall 2021 | Travel Updates | And More

Updates for the U of A community, week ending June 18

Staying the Course this Summer | Vaccination Update for International Travellers to Canada | Ventilation on Campus | And More

Updates for the U of A community, week ending June 11

Updates based on Alberta’s Stage 2 | Take Your Shot - Get Vaccinated | Employee Survey

COVID-19 Update: What to Expect at the U of A During Alberta’s Stage 2

On June 10, Alberta will be entering the second stage of the Government of Alberta’s re-opening process.

Updates for the U of A community, week ending June 4

June 4 Updates: The U of A is staying mostly remote through Alberta’s Stage 1 | First and Second Doses - Get ‘em when you can

Updates for the U of A community, week ending May 28

The U of A is staying mostly remote through Alberta’s Stage 1 Summer Plan | Summer Term will carry forward as scheduled | Let’s get vaccinated: Sign-up for your shot | Preparing for Fall

Updates for the U of A community, week ending May 21

May 21 COVID-19 update: Hold On This Long Weekend | Vaccinations Continue | Reminder - We’re Mostly Online

Updates for the U of A community, week ending May 14

May 14 COVID-19 update: Vaccination Update | Provincial Mask Update | On-Campus Computer Labs | Summer Camp Impacts

Updates for the U of A community, week ending May 7

Reminder: Minimal on-campus activity until further notice; changes to Library curbside pickup; vaccination update; employee resources for managing family responsibilities during the pandemic.

COVID-19 Update - U of A Plan for May 6 to May 26

Update regarding how and where we carry out our work, teaching, learning, and research from May 6 until further notice.

Updates for the U of A community, week ending April 30

Fall 2021 course schedule now available; expanded restrictions in Edmonton; employee resources for managing family responsibilities during the pandemic; Alberta finishing Phase 2 of vaccine rollout

Updates for the U of A community, week ending April 23

Fall 2021 courses on Bear Tracks April 26; spring/summer campus safety course and Start of Term Guides; time off for your COVID-19 vaccine appointment; updates to Alberta’s vaccine rollout; err on the side of caution with your gatherings; and flights suspensions affecting India and Pakistan.

Updates for the U of A community, week ending April 16

Be careful this weekend; Alberta vaccine rollout Phase 2C started April 12, includes students in clinical practicums; AstraZeneca vaccines available at UHC Pharmacy; Cameron Library Seat Booking closed, Curbside Pickup available

Updates for the U of A community for the week ending April 9

AstraZeneca vaccines available at UHC Pharmacy; vaccines & U of A: what you need to know; Alberta reintroduces Step 1 restrictions; International Quarantine Support Grant; personal health safety routine check-in

Updates for the U of A community, week ending March 26

Return to campus committee; Cameron Library individual study opens; vaccines not currently available on campus; safety measures still in effect

Updates for the U of A community, week ending March 19

Minister of Advanced Education encourages a return to campus this fall; practicum students in clinical areas eligible for vaccines in Phase 2C; U of A field research continues within public health restrictions; and, the province’s Critical Worker Benefit.

Updates for the U of A community, week ending March 12

COVID-19 response one year later; Alberta COVID-19 restriction changes this week

Temporary update: Email difficulties

The Public Health Response Team is currently experiencing technical difficulties with its main email account

Updates for the U of A community, week ending March 5

Alberta’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout; Cameron Library individual study; low intensity fitness on campus; University Health Centre open for virtual and in-person

March 1 COVID-19 update: Government of Alberta moves to Step 2

Alberta is moving into Step 2 of easing public health restrictions. There will be no immediate changes to campus activities.

Updates for the U of A community, week ending February 26

Fall Term 2021 update; residences are accepting applications; Phase 2 vaccine rollout; Alberta’s Step 2 possible for next week

Fall 2021 Planning Update

Provost & Vice-president (Academic) Steven Dew shares an update on the approach for the U of A’s 2021-22 academic year.

Updates for the U of A community, week ending February 19

Virtual Spring 2021 Convocation; international student services; final exams during the COVID-19 emergency

Updates for the U of A community, week ending February 12

Quarantine measures update for air travellers; work-remotely directive extended through August; employee resource hub for getting through the pandemic; COVID-19 variants and vaccines — what you need to know; updated Mask FAQs

February 5: COVID-19 update — Campus Activity Changes Effective February 8

Step One at the U of A will see small increases to campus activities, including one-time and occasional visits to campus, limited general work-on-campus exceptions, and 1:1 sport and recreation training.

Updates for the U of A community, week ending January 29

Spring and Summer 2021 terms will be primarily remote; new remote learning task force; new Canadian travel restrictions; new Alberta public health measures plan; and more.

Spring and Summer 2021 terms: current approach continues

Given the current public health environment, the safest approach for our community during this spring and summer will be to continue with a combination of remote and in-person learning.

Updates for the U of A community, week ending January 22

Approved research on campus again; other U of A temporary restrictions continue, for now; Library Curbside Pickup is reopening; AHS alternative care centre in Butterdome is ready; Mask policy: What is an enclosed single-user space?

Updates for the U of A community, week ending January 15

Enhanced safety measures still in place; check-in when on campus; tracking COVID-19 on campus; required safety eCourse; masks are mandatory

Updates for the U of A community, week ending January 8

Continuation of temporary safety measures, post graduation work permit extensions, travel reminders and updates, the start of Winter 2021 classes, are all included in the first COVID-19 digest of 2021.

Updates for the U of A community, week ending December 18

Required campus safety course for Winter 2021; start of term guides; what’s open during holiday season; Butterdome is a care centre contingency plan; and this is the last COVID-19 info digest of 2020.

Updates for the U of A community, week ending December 11

This week’s edition includes information on: U of A impacts from province-wide measures; temporary on-campus research ramp down; studying is a ‘social gathering’; Library Curbside Pickup winter closures; HR support