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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...

Help keep campus safe and secure

March 17, 1:00 p.m. - With reduced building hours on our campuses, please take a few minutes to review these simple steps on how to keep our...

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...

March 16, 2:15 p.m.

March 16, 2:15 p.m.: Government and public health authorities will be sharing daily announcements regarding preventative measures to help protect...

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...

Update - March 15, 9:00 p.m.: Government of Alberta announces new measures

Updated: 9:00 p.m. - Today, the Government of Alberta announced new measures for post-secondary institutions in the fight against the spread of...

Remote delivery of classes to begin Tuesday, March 17

The University of Alberta will move to remote delivery of classes for the remainder of the Winter term 2020 on Tuesday, March 17. ALL CLASSES and...

Modified Guidelines for Remote Final Oral Exams (PhD, Master’s) and Candidacy in Response to Covid-19

The University of Alberta has advised all campus community members to be prepared should a facilities closure become necessary due to the Covid-19...

Updates: Friday, March 13

March 13, 1:00 p.m: All in-person classes and midterm exams are suspended through the weekend. The University of Alberta is open with all services...

Updates from Friday, March 13, 9:15 p.m.

Thank you for your continued patience. In-person classes and exams remain suspended through the weekend. A number of updates related to contacts,...

COVID-19 Update: University Open, Class Temporarily Suspended on Friday (March 13, 12:15 a.m.)

Late this afternoon, Alberta Health announced that certain large gatherings of people should be canceled to ward off the continued spread of...

Update 5: Campuses open; pandemic planning well underway at the U of A, March 11, 9:00 p.m.

The World Health Organization declared the pneumonia outbreak of COVID-19 a pandemic. The risk of contracting the virus in Alberta remains low. For...

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...

Update 3: Expanded preventative measures for travellers, March 6, 7:00 p.m.

Alberta’s chief medical officer of health has confirmed the province’s second presumptive case of COVID-19. This new case is located in the...

Update 2: March 5, 7:00 p.m.

Alberta’s chief medical officer of health has confirmed the province’s first presumptive case of COVID-19 in the Calgary Zone. The risk of...

Update 1: Essential university information

COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) is raising concerns and questions for members of the University of Alberta community at home, and those with...