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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 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...

Canada Research Continuity Emergency Fund Application Form Now Available

The Application Form for the Canada Research Continuity Emergency Fund is now available on the RSO website.

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

This week’s updates include information on support for international students and student services that are available remotely.

Updates for the U of A community for the week ending July 10

This week’s updates include information on in-person Fall 2020 classes, the Back to Campus framework, pick-up at the Bookstore, and the deadline...

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 26

This week’s updates include information on: a new Canada Student Service Grant, an updated Alberta post-secondary institution guide, a new COVID-19...

Updates for the U of A community for the week ending June 19

This week’s updates include information on: curbside library pick-up; the new Campus Life online hub; an updated remote teaching resource hub from...

Updates for the U of A community for the week ending June 12

This week’s updates are about phase two at the U of A.

Alberta Relaunch Strategy & the U of A - Stage 2

Alberta is lifting some provincial public health restrictions as of June 12. There are no immediate changes to U of A campus services, in-person...

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...

Updates for the U of A community for the week ending May 29

This week’s updates include a new information hub for graduate students, information about Alberta’s relaunch guide for post-secondaries, and a...

Updates for the U of A community for the week ending May 22

This week’s updates include an update about Phase One of the gradual on-campus research plan, information about Spring Convocation, a note about...

Updates for the U of A community for the week ending May 15

This week’s updates include financial resources for students, information for researchers, FAQs for international students, a new locker pickup...

Update on the Fall 2020 term at the U of A

Over the last several weeks, the University of Alberta has been turning its attention to the Fall 2020 term. Today, President Turpin announced the...

Updates for the U of A community for the week ending May 8

This week’s update includes information about the province’s relaunch strategy, an update about ONEcard and Parking Services access, info about a...

Updates for the U of A community for the week ending May 1

This week’s update includes a message of thanks from President Turpin, information about a new email notification from the Research Services...

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

This week’s update includes information about a Statistics Canada survey for students, information about federal support announcements for students...

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:...

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 regarding credit/non-credit discussion at General Faculties Council

Update on today's General Faculties Council (GFC) meeting and discussions held in relation to the university’s decision to move to...

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...

Update from the U of A’s Public Health Response Team

March 26, 6:00 p.m. - Update from the Public Health Response Team regarding ongoing work with Alberta Health Services and future cases within the U...

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 21, 5:15 p.m. - Continuing to Support Our Community as COVID-19 Case Confirmed

Today Alberta Health Services (AHS) informed us that a member of our University of Alberta community has tested positive for COVID-19 and is...

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

March 20, 10:30 a.m. - Important updates for Students and Instructors regarding changes to grades, final assessments, course outlines, academic standing, and course withdrawal Deadline

We understand the transitions of the past weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic have been extremely challenging. The University of Alberta is working...

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...

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...