Tuesday, August 31, 2021

At-home rapid testing kits available for pick up starting September 1

On August 31 the following email was shared with graduate students


To: All students and employees, including employees of the Affiliated and Federated Institutions of Waterloo

From: Kate Windsor, Director, Safety Office

Date: August 31, 2021

Subject: At-home rapid testing kits available for pick up starting September 1

Note: This email is for information.


Friday, August 27, 2021

Submit your proof of vaccination today

On August 27 the following email was shared with graduate students


To: All employees and students

From: Vivek Goel, President and Vice-Chancellor and James W.E. Rush, Vice-President, Academic & Provost

Date: August 27, 2021

Subject: Submit your proof of vaccination today


Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Mental health training for Teaching Assistants – a pilot

Emerging data suggests that students will return to campus this fall with increased academic stress and emotional exhaustion as the pandemic continues. Mental health concerns such as anxiety and depression have been heightening during the pandemic, continuing a troubling trend of declining student mental well-being.

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Proof of vaccination now required for campus access

On August 24 the following email was shared with graduate students


To: All employees and students

From: Vivek Goel, President and Vice-Chancellor

Date: August 24, 2021

Subject: Proof of vaccination now required for campus access


Monday, August 16, 2021

Mandatory vaccination and attestation

On August 16, the following email was shared with graduate students


To: All employees and students

From: Vivek Goel, President and Vice-Chancellor, James W. E. Rush, Vice-President, Academic & Provost

Date: Monday, August 16, 2021

Subject: Mandatory vaccination and attestation


Monday, August 9, 2021

Self-declaration of vaccination required for campus access

On August 9, the following email was shared with graduate students


To: All employees and students

From: James W. E. Rush, vice-president, academic & provost

Date: Monday, August 9, 2021

Subject: Self-declaration of vaccination required for campus access


Thursday, July 29, 2021

Cluster hiring initiatives for Indigenous and Black faculty

On July 29 the following email was shared with graduate students


To: All employees and graduate students

From: James Rush, vice-president, academic & provost

Date: Thursday, July 29, 2021

Subject: Cluster hiring initiatives for Indigenous and Black faculty


Thursday, July 22, 2021

Vaccination now required to live in residences

On July 22 the following email was shared with graduate students


To: All employees and graduate students

From: Vivek Goel, President and Vice-Chancellor

Date: Thursday, July 22, 2021

Subject: All employees and graduate students


Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Looking beyond Step 3 to the fall term

On July 21 the following email was shared with graduate students


To: All employees and graduate students

From: Vivek Goel, President and Vice-Chancellor Kate Windsor, Director of Safety 

Date: Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Subject: Looking beyond Step 3 to the fall term


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