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Bivalent COVID-19 booster available Sept 21 for adults 18+

Starting September 21, the bivalent COVID-19 booster vaccine will be available across the province for all who are 18 and older.

From the Provost's Desk: Preparing for Fall 2022

How the university is preparing for the Fall 2022 term.

June 15 COVID-19 Update

Suspension of remaining Safety Measures General Directives and implementation of recommended measures to limit transmission of COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses.

Alberta lifts remaining health restrictions

The University of Alberta is currently reviewing the impact of these changes to the campus spaces and activities, and will provide an update as soon as possible.

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

Current health guidelines, Exam reminders, mask recommendations, free masks available

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

Mask update, Travel Directive update, self-reporting COVID-19 cases & more

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

February 25 COVID-19 Digest: Return to campus Feb. 28, potential travel directive update, new procedures for sick students and employees, & more

From the President's Desk: Suspending the Vaccination Directive and CampusReady program

Effective February 28, the U of A will suspend its Vaccination Directive.

From the President's Desk: Returning safely to campus on February 28

President Flanagan shares details for students and employees who are preparing to return to in-person activities.

No immediate campus changes as province lifts some measures

This evening (February 8), Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announced the province’s three step plan to ease provincial public health restrictions, with some measures lifting as early as midnight tonight.

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

Message from the Provost | Resuming in-person courses | Anticipating restriction changes

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

Event requests open, changes to PHRT activation triggers and a return to campus reminder

From the President’s Desk: Winter 2022’s safe start continues

President Flanagan provides an update on the U of A’s Winter 2022 start safe plan, which includes extending online courses and enhanced safety measures until February 28.

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

Winter 2022’s safe start continues | Accessing course materials | Taking care when sick

Updates for the U of A community December 31

December 31 COVID-19 update: Temporary measures | boosters | starting 2022 safely

From the President’s Desk: Winter 2022 will start online and with enhanced campus safety measures

President Flanagan shares the U of A’s new Winter 2022 start safe plan, which includes three weeks of online courses and enhanced safety measures.

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

Healthy holidays | travel directive | start of term guides

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

Stay home when unwell | final exams | vaccine boosters

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

November 19 COVID-19 update: Travel policy | visitors | vaccine approval

No update for the week ending November 12

There will be no COVID-19 update this week

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

November 5 COVID-19 update: Winter ‘22 update | Hazard assessment resources

From the President’s Desk: We’re CampusReady for Winter 2022

A message from President Bill Flanagan about the upcoming semester.

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

The University of Alberta’s vaccination directive takes full effect on Monday (November 1).

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

October 22 COVID-19 update: Be CampusReady for Nov. 1 | Return to on-campus work | Continuity planning

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

Submit your proof | Get CampusReady | COVID-19 safety conversations

COVID-19 Notice: Health Sciences students fully recovered and isolation complete

All cases associated with August 27 off-campus orientation event outbreak are now fully recovered or have completed isolation.

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

Get CampusReady | COVID-19 safety conversations | COVID-19 case updates

Ready to upload your proof of vaccination or exemption

Today, the University of Alberta is implementing a new system called CampusReady for students, employees and visitors.

Release of Vaccination Directive, Effective September 28, 2021

President Bill Flanagan announces the release of the U of A COVID-19 Vaccination Directive.

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

Enhancing vaccination protocols for campus safety

Alongside eight fellow Alberta post-secondary institutions, President Bill Flanagan announces enhanced long-term safety protocols to ensure the ongoing safety of our campus communities.

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

Results of U of A Vaccination Survey

95% of respondents are fully vaccinated or plan to be fully vaccinated by August 30.

New measures for fall return to campus

University of Alberta, University of Calgary, and University of Lethbridge to include rapid testing or vaccination, and masks as part of back-to-school plans

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