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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 to Safety Measures Directives

The university’s Safety Measures General Directives provides guidance on the expectations for employees, faculty, university planning groups,...

Updates for the U of A community for the week ending July 24

This week’s updates cover the new remote teaching FAQ pages, changes to the ONEcard distribution process, the U of A isolation accommodation...

Update on the 2020-21 Academic Year

Available today: A list of Fall 2020 courses with in-person learning experiences; and Campus 2020-21, our university guide for the year ahead.

Updates for the U of A community for the week ending July 3

This week’s updates include information on Fall 2020 instructor and student information on the Campus Life hub, IST Teaching Toolkit, IST Remote...

Updates for the U of A community for the week ending June 5

This week’s updates include information on lifting Edmonton’s State of Emergency, Campus Status, new resources for managers and employees regarding...

New faculty and staff resources: When and how to safely return to campus

A series of new resources are available to support managers, faculty and staff in evaluating if a return to campus is feasible for their team, and...

Learn more about the U of A’s response to COVID-19, and Fall 2020 planning

Information on the University of Alberta's response to the COVID-19 pandemic and how the community has quickly adapted to extraordinary change and...

Updates for the U of A community for the week ending April 17

This week’s update includes information about access to lockers, tips for maintaining your privacy and records management while at home, and advice...

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

An end of term message from the president, updates for researchers and postdoctoral fellows, information about lockers, reminders about...

Update on Changes to Admissions for the Fall 2020 Term

In order to provide clarity in a rapidly changing environment that has seen disruption of secondary and post-secondary school operations as well as...

Updates for the U of A community for the week ending April 3

New information on working remotely - including privacy & security tips, borrowing equipment, and purchasing supplies for remote work. Also:...

Borrowing Equipment for Working Remotely

April 3, 4:00 p.m. - Working from home may not be easy for everyone, but in having the right tools around you can make things much easier.

Spring Convocation: The U of A will celebrate the Class of 2020 virtually

In light of the uncertainty around COVID-19 and our inability to gather together on campus, we have made the difficult decision to change this...

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...