News for Current students

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  

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

What the COVID-19 stay-at-home order means for campus operations 

Update for students and employees

  • The Region of Waterloo will be under a provincial stay-at-home order effective April 8, 2021 for a period of 28 days, which affects teaching, research and other operations on campus. 

  • Changes under the previously announced provincial shutdown will remain in effect during the stay-at-home order, including any changes to in-person classes or research activities.

  • Please continue to do your part and don’t travel outside the region. 

Thursday, April 1, 2021

What the COVID-19 provincial shutdown means for campus operations 

Update for students

  • The Region of Waterloo will move into a provincial shutdown effective April 3, 2021 for a period of 28 days, which affects teaching, research and other operations on campus.

  • Your Faculty, professor or academic advisors will be in touch with you to update you on any changes to your classes by Monday, April 6, 2021.

  • As we approach the long weekend, please do your part and don’t travel outside the region. 

  • In-person course activity will be transitioning to remote course activity, with some exceptions. 

  • Your Faculty, professor or academic advisors will be in touch with you to update you on remote course work routines.

  • As we approach the long weekend, please do your part and don’t travel outside the region. 

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Do your part to stop the COVID outbreak

Update for students and employees

As you are all aware, we are currently working closely with Region of Waterloo public health officials to manage a serious outbreak of COVID-19 in our residence community.

I know this is a concern for our students and for employees who work in the residences. Please know that working together now is more important than ever as we seek to control this outbreak. 

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Large cluster of COVID cases leads to outbreak

Update for the UWaterloo community

  • We are managing a COVID-19 outbreak of two cases in Claudette Millar Hall.

  • Public health officials have identified that the cases may be linked to a large cluster of COVID cases in the community.

  • If you do not hear from public health officials, you should continue to self-monitor for symptoms of COVID-19 and seek testing if needed. We all need to avoid social gatherings to stop the spread of COVID-19.