News archive - January 2021

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Case tracking: one community member tests positive

On Tuesday, January 19, 2021, Region of Waterloo public health informed us of one individual who tested positive for COVID-19 and had visited our campus.

The individual was last on campus on January 5 and did not have any identified close contacts while on campus. They are in self-isolation.

If you have not been identified as a close contact of the individual, you should continue to follow our on-campus safety procedures including our campus check in screening daily, and self-monitor for symptoms of COVID-19 and seek testing if needed.

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Confirming dates and approach for spring 2021 term

Update for undergraduate students

  • Spring term will start on May 10 (instead of May 3) 

  • We will continue with primarily online learning and instruction, with some courses, activities and supports available in person 

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Confirming dates and approach for spring 2021 term

Update for graduate students

  • Spring term will start on May 10 (instead of May 3) 

  • We will continue with primarily online learning and instruction, with some courses, activities and supports available in person 

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Confirming dates and approach for spring 2021 term

Update for employees

  • We are confirming continuation of primarily online learning and instruction with some courses, activities and supports available in person 

  • Spring term will start one week later, on May 10 

Thursday, January 14, 2021

Case tracking: two community members test positive

On Thursday, January 14, 2021, Region of Waterloo public health informed us of two individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 and had visited our campus.

Both are in self-isolation and neither had any on campus close contacts.

If you have not been identified as a close contact of these individuals, you should continue to follow our on-campus safety procedures including our campus check in screening daily, and self-monitor for symptoms of COVID-19 and seek testing if needed.