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News archive - April 2021

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Preparing for work in the fall and beyond

Update for employees

  • Employee presence on campus will begin to increase in the fall to support on campus experiences
  • If you need time away from work to get vaccinated, we are offering two hours of leave for your vaccination appointments
  • Longer-term planning for new ways of working is getting underway
     
Thursday, April 22, 2021

What the extended COVID-19 shutdown and stay-at-home orders mean for spring term 2021

Update for graduate students

  • The province of Ontario has extended the current provincial shutdown and stay-at-home orders for 2 weeks – this affects in-person teaching, research and other operations on campus, including the beginning of spring term.  
  • Instructors will inform students about class format (in-person or remote) for the beginning of spring term (May 10, 2021) as soon as possible.  
Thursday, April 22, 2021

What the extended COVID-19 shutdown and stay-at-home orders mean for spring term 2021

Update for undergraduate students

  • The province of Ontario has extended the current provincial shutdown and stay-at-home orders for 2 weeks – this affects in-person teaching, research and other operations on campus, including the beginning of spring term.  
  • Instructors will inform students about class format (in-person or remote) for the beginning of spring term (May 10, 2021) as soon as possible.  
Thursday, April 22, 2021

What the extended COVID-19 shutdown and stay-at-home orders mean for spring term 2021

Update for employees

  • The province of Ontario has extended the current provincial shutdown and stay-at-home orders for 2 weeks – this affects in-person teaching, research and other operations on campus, including the beginning of spring term.
  • Instructors will inform students about class format (in-person or remote) for the beginning of spring term (May 10, 2021) as soon as possible. 
Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Update to COVID-19 outbreak in Waterloo residence buildings

Update for students and employees

  • Region of Waterloo public health has declared the outbreak in residences over

  • Most restrictions put in place regarding the outbreak will continue under the stay-at-home order