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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 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.

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 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 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,...

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.

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 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 5

This week’s updates include information on lifting Edmonton’s State of Emergency, Campus Status, new resources for managers and employees regarding...

Frequently Asked Questions for Researchers Updated June 2

The Frequently Asked Questions for Researchers page was updated with information about resuming some research activities on campus.

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...

The first phase of resuming research on our campuses

As of May 25, 2020, the University of Alberta will be gradually resuming on-campus research activities that were temporarily paused or moved off...

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...

Resuming On-Campus Research - Phase 1

On May 25, the university will start a gradual, phased resumption of research on campus. The information below is intended to help principal...

Potential research funding impacts from COVID-19 and the provincial budget

COVID-19 has significantly affected most, if not all, University of Alberta research projects in various ways. In the case of research funding,...

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 9

An end of term message from the president, updates for researchers and postdoctoral fellows, information about lockers, reminders about...

New Restrictions on Field Research

April 9, 10:00 a.m. - New information for U of A researchers conducting Field Research

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:...