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

Enhanced safety measures still in place; check-in when on campus; tracking COVID-19 on campus; required safety eCourse; masks are mandatory

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

Continuation of temporary safety measures, post graduation work permit extensions, travel reminders and updates, the start of Winter 2021 classes,...

Updates for the U of A community, week ending December 18

Required campus safety course for Winter 2021; start of term guides; what’s open during holiday season; Butterdome is a care centre contingency...

Butterdome a part of Alternate Care Centre contingency plan

Today, Alberta Health Services announced the University Pavilion (Butterdome) could be used as an Alternate Care Centre if needed.

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

This week’s edition includes information on: U of A impacts from province-wide measures; temporary on-campus research ramp down; studying is a...

Temporary on-campus research ramp down, Dec 14, 2020 - Jan 11, 2021

Based on the current public health crisis and new provincial restrictions, the university's Public Health Response Team has made the difficult...

COVID-19 U of A Community Update

Only critical services and activities on campus; temporary on-campus research ramp down; Cameron Library advance bookings; on-campus recreation...

New Provincial COVID-19 Measures & Impact on the U of A Community

Today, the Government of Alberta announced new, stronger province-wide public health restrictions. These measures will impact all of those in...

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

This week’s edition includes information on: COVID-19 increases on campus; enforcement during COVID-19; mask use FAQ; and, important reminders for...

Safety Measures and Enforcement during COVID-19

Community and campus safety are a shared responsibility. Our primary focus is on educating and informing community members and visitors of the...

Updates for the U of A community, week ending November 27

Delayed start for Winter 2021 term; new provincial COVID-19 measures; new temporary measures for on-campus research, and other updates to campus...

Delayed Start for Winter 2021 Term

In order to continue to adapt and support the university community, we have made an important decision to delay by one week the start date for the...

New Temporary Safety Measures for U of A On-campus Research

To respond to current COVID-19 resource, safety, and community needs, the U of A is implementing temporary enhanced safety measures for our...

New Provincial COVID-19 Measures & the U of A

Today, Alberta’s Premier announced that the province will be implementing enhanced public health restrictions to help reduce the rising spread of...

Updates for the U of A community, week ending November 20

This week’s edition includes information on: contact tracing on U of A campuses; how pay works during required self-isolation due to COVID-19;...

Contact tracing on U of A campuses

Both Alberta Health Services (AHS) and the University of Alberta have recently updated their contact tracing processes.

Updates for the U of A community, week ending November 13

This week’s edition includes information on: new provincial restrictions; clarification regarding U of A singing, dance, and theatre activities;...

New Provincial Restrictions Effective November 13

This afternoon the Premier announced a number of new COVID-19 health restrictions, including some that apply specifically to Edmonton and will...

Remote Work Continues Through Winter Semester

Faculty and staff members who are currently working remotely will continue to do so for the Winter semester.

Updates for the U of A community, week ending November 6

This week’s edition includes information on: additions to the list of Winter 2021 in-person courses; a new approach to contact tracing if you test...

Updates for the U of A community, week ending October 30

This week’s edition includes information on: new mandatory 15-person social gathering limit; COVID-like symptoms from flu shots; one-time or...

Updates for the U of A community, week ending October 23

This week’s edition includes information on: Winter 2021 in-person courses; mask requirements in classrooms, meeting rooms, and labs; international...

Update to face mask requirements on campus

To best ensure the health and safety of our community and provide additional clarity on the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) on our...

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...

Application Form for the Canada Research Continuity Emergency Fund is 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...