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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.

Pick-up and Purchasing: Supplies Update

April 3, 4:00 p.m. - Updates for employees picking up or purchasing supplies for working remotely.

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...

Updates for employees, students, researchers

March 27, 5:00 p.m. - Here are today's updates for the U of A community including new measures from the Government of Alberta, message from...

Consider This: What Would a Move to Essential Services Mean for the U of A?

March 26, 4:00 p.m. - Over the past couple of weeks, we have watched provinces and countries around the world take various measures to stem the...

March 25 - Updates for employees, students, and researchers

March 25, 5:30 p.m. - Today's updates for the U of A community including enforcement of Public Health Orders, University Health Centre hours,...

Building closures and restricted access

March 24, 6:00 p.m. - Further to the access restrictions now in place on our campuses, we anticipate the need to continue to close buildings, or...

Changes to access on all campuses starting today

March 23, 10:45 a.m. - This morning the university implemented more stringent access control to our physical spaces. With a few exceptions, this...

March 20, 6:00 p.m - Updates for the U of A Community

March 20, 6:00 p.m - Updates available for employees, students, researchers

COVID-19 UPDATE: Student loans; academic accommodations; all campuses and residences remain open

March 18, 5:30 p.m. - Today both the Government of Canada and Government of Alberta announced new measures. Updates available regarding student...

COVID-19 response guide for researchers and research groups

March 18, 7:00 p.m. - The university is currently open and providing all services, despite classes moving online; however, this could change with...

Updated March 17, 4:15 p.m. - State of emergency; new building hours; social distancing; safety and security

March 17, 4:15 p.m. - At 1:30 p.m. today, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announced that he would be enacting a state of public health emergency to...

March 16, 4:00 p.m. - COVID-19 U of A Update

All classes will resume on Tuesday, March 17 through remote delivery. Thank you for all of your efforts over the last several days to respond to...

Questions and answers from the U of A community - March 15, 5:00 p.m.

Updated March 15, 5:00 p.m. - Since announcing that the U of A is moving to remote delivery of all in-person classes and exams, there have been a...

COVID-19 Update: Further travel restrictions, event cancellations, remote class resources, March 12, 10:30 p.m.

Following the most recent directions from the World Health Organization and the Chief Medical Officer of Health, the University of Alberta will be...

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...