News archive - July 2020

Friday, July 31, 2020

Reminder: Face coverings are now required on campus

Update for employees and graduate students

Earlier this week, the requirement to wear a face covering in common indoor spaces on campus took effect. 

If you are approved to return to campus, you must wear a face covering in common areas of university buildings. 

After listening to feedback from the campus community and discussing further with medical consultants, we have made some changes to our guidance on face coverings.

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Update on campus activities

Update for new graduate students

As the University of Waterloo continues to plan for the fall 2020, below are some updates that were recently shared with the University of Waterloo community and that may also impact you, as incoming graduate students.

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Graduate practica and internships – new process

Update for graduate students

Over the past few months, Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (GSPA) has been working with campus stakeholders to support graduate programs and students that have had scheduled internships or practica precluded or delayed by COVID-19.  As a result of the consultation and work, we have developed a series of alternatives to having students physically located at an external partner's workplace while still satisfying this element of their degree requirements.

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Face coverings are required in common indoor spaces on campus

Update for graduate students

  • Effective July 27, face masks or other face coverings are required in common use areas of University buildings 
  • We will share more information on the next phase of our staged return to campus plans in the coming weeks 
  • Please continue working from home until further notice 
Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Face coverings are required in common indoor spaces on campus

Update for employees

  • Effective July 27, face masks or other face coverings are required in common use areas of University buildings 
  • We will share more information on the next phase of our staged return to campus plans in the coming weeks 
  • Please continue working from home until you hear otherwise from your manager