This update is provided for archival purposes only.

Public Health guidance and University of Waterloo operations may have changed. For the most up-to-date information, please visit our COVID-19 frequently asked questions.

News for Staff

Thursday, April 1, 2021

What the COVID-19 provincial shutdown means for campus operations 

Update for employees

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

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Updating you on our fall plans

Update for the UWaterloo community

  • We have started planning for significantly expanded in-person approach for fall term 

  • We will keep sharing our plans on the COVID-19 Information website 

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Confirming details for fall term

Update for employees

For several weeks, teams in every Faculty have been working to plan in detail what their approach to the fall term will be. With change happening so quickly, I want to let you know more details about our plans for the fall term.

We are sharing these details with incoming and continuing students today so they can plan for September with confidence.