Fall 2021/Winter 2022 Courses

Changes to Fall 2021 Academic Schedule
  • September 30, 2021: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. No classes.
  • December 8, 2021: Additional instructional day for classes cancelled on September 30 and are scheduled for the full 13 weeks of the Fall 2021 term. Please confirm with your instructor whether you will have a class on this day.
  • December 9, 2021: Additional instructional day for classes cancelled on September 16. Some exceptions may apply. Please confirm with your instructor whether you will have a class on this day.

Undergraduate and Graduate

The Winter 2022 course schedule is available in Bear Tracks and indicates the location as ‘Main’ for in-person or ‘Online’. 

Over the coming weeks, the university will be reviewing the modality of classes to ensure the best possible mix for students attending in-person classes and online offerings. Any changes to schedules will be communicated directly with students by December 3, 2021. 

All U of A students are required to submit their proof of full vaccination or exemption and have a valid CampusReady pass before November 1 - even if you are learning remotely. If you need help submitting documents for your CampusReady pass, check out this guide for submitting vaccination verification or this guide for submitting your proof of exemption, and get your pass now. Without a valid CampusReady pass, you are not permitted on U of A campuses.

2021-22 Academic Year FAQs for Students

The following FAQs should help answer some of your initial questions.

What will be the course delivery format?

The location and delivery format of courses is available in Bear Tracks (within student registration).

During the COVID-19 pandemic, course delivery formats will continue to be subject to change according to public health restrictions. Follow the University of Alberta’s COVID-19 updates and check Campus Life for the latest information about the 2021-22 academic year. 

When can I register for Winter 2022?
Students have until January 18, 2022 to adjust their Winter term registration.
How will I know if my course will be online?

The location and delivery format of courses is available in Bear Tracks within student registration. If a course will be delivered online, the location will appear as “Online” and the Instruction mode will indicate “Internet”. You can also filter your search results by instruction mode, and can choose ‘Internet’ if you are searching for online only classes.

Online class

How will I know if my course will be in person?

The location and delivery format of courses is available in Bear Tracks. The majority of courses are being planned for in-person delivery. In person classes will have a location of "Main", and a campus of "Main Campus".

In person
What is the university doing to ensure health and safety for in-person activities?

On our campus safety page, you will find a list of the essentials; what you need to know about campus safety protocols before and during a visit to U of A campuses. 

Will my course change delivery format part way through the term?
As long as health and safety guidelines remain the same/are not reduced, your course delivery method will remain consistent throughout the term. If provincial health authorities require the university to stop in-person delivery, we would ensure a transition to remote delivery.
What will be my 2021-22 tuition/program cost?

The cost of your degree will depend on several factors (e.g., your program, full-time or part-time study, if you’re a Canadian or international student). See U of A Tuition and Scholarships for undergraduate estimates and a link to the cost calculator.

What will be the U of A’s vaccine requirements?
All U of A students are required to submit their proof of full vaccination or exemption and have a valid CampusReady pass before November 1 -  even if you are learning remotely. If you need help submitting documents for your CampusReady pass, check out this guide for submitting vaccination verification or this guide for submitting your proof of exemption, and get your pass now. Without a valid CampusReady pass, you are not permitted on U of A campuses.