News for Current graduate students

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Update on research activities for for graduate students

Update for graduate students

As a follow up to the Resuming limited campus operations in provincial COVID-19 Red zone memo that you received yesterday, we are writing to provide an update on graduate student research activities at the University.

If your research takes place in an on-campus laboratory with an approved safety plan, those research activities can continue.

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Resuming limited campus operations in provincial COVID-19 Red zone

Update for graduate students

  • The Region of Waterloo is now in the Red – Control zone of the province’s COVID-19 framework
  • Limited in-person course activity will resume on February 22
  • Some campus services and operations will resume to pre-holiday break levels
Thursday, February 4, 2021

Limited in-person instruction may resume February 22

Update for students

  • In-person learning that was previously suspended for the stay-at-home order will resume on Monday, February 22, pending confirmation of the government’s instructions. 
  • We strongly advise you to avoid any travel over reading week.
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 

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Do your part: stay home and stay safe

Update for graduate students

  • New government rules mean that if you can do your work from home, you must. 
  • If you must come to campus, only do what is needed and go home as soon as possible. 
  • We encourage you to keep a mask on at all times in public places.