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

This week’s edition includes information on: contact tracing on U of A campuses; how pay works during required self-isolation due to COVID-19;...

Contact tracing on U of A campuses

Both Alberta Health Services (AHS) and the University of Alberta have recently updated their contact tracing processes.

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

This week’s edition includes information on: new provincial restrictions; clarification regarding U of A singing, dance, and theatre activities;...

New Provincial Restrictions Effective November 13

This afternoon the Premier announced a number of new COVID-19 health restrictions, including some that apply specifically to Edmonton and will...

Remote Work Continues Through Winter Semester

Faculty and staff members who are currently working remotely will continue to do so for the Winter semester.

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

This week’s edition includes information on: additions to the list of Winter 2021 in-person courses; a new approach to contact tracing if you test...

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

This week’s edition includes information on: new mandatory 15-person social gathering limit; COVID-like symptoms from flu shots; one-time or...

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

This week’s edition includes information on: Winter 2021 in-person courses; mask requirements in classrooms, meeting rooms, and labs; international...

Update to face mask requirements on campus

To best ensure the health and safety of our community and provide additional clarity on the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) on our...

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

This week’s edition includes information on: when and how to book your influenza immunization, updated processes for exceptional international...

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

This week’s edition includes information on: new voluntary public health measures in Edmonton; World Mental Health Day; updated travel info for...

Updates for the U of A community for the week ending October 2

This week’s edition includes information on: New travel processes for international students; St. Joseph’s College Men’s Residence outbreak; fall...

St. Joseph’s College residents fully recovered & isolation complete

No additional cases associated in the St. Joseph’s College Men’s Residence outbreak

Updates for the U of A community for the week ending September 25

This week’s edition includes information on: Winter 2021 planning, an update on the outbreak at St. Joseph's, an update on athletics activities,...

Announcement on the Winter 2021 semester

U of A President Bill Flanagan confirms the winter 2021 semester will be a combination of in-person, remote and online instruction.

Outbreak of COVID-19 in St. Joseph’s College Residence

Today, Alberta Health Services (AHS) notified us that five members of our campus community have tested positive for COVID-19. The outbreak is based...

Updates for the U of A community for the week ending September 18

This week’s edition includes information on: asymptomatic testing, testing for out-of-province or international students and employees, new HR...

Updates for the U of A community for the week ending September 11

This week's updates include a dedicated email for employment questions, dos and don'ts of staying connected, and details on how you will be...

Updates for the U of A community for the week ending September 4

This week’s edition includes: Safety measures updates, information about asymptomatic testing, guidance for facilitating new research staff member...

Updates for the U of A community for the week ending August 28

This week’s updates include: what’s open on campus, how to access campus buildings, a new check-in tool if you’re on campus, library services this...

Updates for the U of A community for the week ending August 21

This week’s updates include a message from the president about fall semester, safety videos, and an eCourse to review if you will be returning to...

Updates for the U of A community for the week ending August 14

This week’s updates include a reminder that remote work will continue through at least December 31, 2020, information on fall events, and a new...

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

This week’s updates include essential quarantine and isolation information for Fall 2020 international students, updates on campus services and...

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

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...

Update 4: University of Alberta COVID-19 Travel Directive, March 7, 2:30 p.m.

Summary: The U of A has issued updated travel directives for all university employees and students. The overarching aim of this directive is to...