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Member Institutions’ COVID-19 Response

To help you stay up-to-date on the pandemic-related plans of our member institutions, we have compiled the following list, which summarizes how each school is adjusting its class delivery methods, as well as a link to each school’s COVID-19 webpage. Additional resources below provide virtual campus tours, COVID-19 FAQs, tips for working/studying from home, and more.

If you have updates or corrections for this page, please email richard@scienceatlantic.ca.

Information last confirmed on April 13, 2021.

As of the date of last confirmation of information by our staff, New Brunswick is currently operating in the “Yellow Zone”, with spots of fluctuation between Red and Orange across province. This comes with a set of restrictions that all universities are abiding by; for more information, click here.

As some parts of New Brunswick are currently in lockdown, a 24 hour moving period has been applied to those who wish to move post secondary students and their supplies out of residence. For more information; visit each universities COVID pages listed below for their response.

Crandall University

Crandall University is continuing to offer a mostly online model for the Winter 2021 semester. Classes will continue in-person only when essential, with increased safeguards for students, faculty, and staff. Classes that moved online during Moncton’s Red Zone are expected to gradually return to in-person.
Crandal plans to re-assume an in-person teaching model in the Fall, following safety guidelines.

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[Information last updated March 05, 2021, last verified April 13, 2021]

 

Mount Allison University

Mount Allison University is continuing to offer a mostly-online model for the Winter 2021 semester with three formats of delivery: scheduled, on-campus elements; scheduled, online only; and unscheduled, online only. As New Brunswick is in the Orange Zone now, Mount Allison has begun a slow transition to in-person classes.
 
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[Information last updated March 25, 2021, last verified April 13, 2021]
 

St. Thomas University 

St. Thomas University is continuing to offer an entirely online learning environment for the Winter 2021 semester. Looking forward to the Fall 2021 Term, STU plans on returning to campus bar any unseen circumstances.
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[Information last updated March 22, 2021, last verified April 13, 2021]
 

The Université de Moncton

The Université de Moncton is continuing to offer hybrid classes for the Winter 2021 semester, with most courses delivered remotely. For detailed information regarding teaching method programs, consult the individual campus websites below. 

The University of New Brunswick, Fredericton and Saint John are continuing to offer a blended learning model with alternative delivery methods and in-person classes and labs, where possible, for the Winter 2021 semester. Moving ahead to Fall 2021, UNB is preparing for a return to campus.

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[Information last updated April 9, 2021, last verified April 13, 2021]

Memorial University

Memorial University’s Grenfell and St. Johns Campus’ are continuing a primarily remote learning environment for the Winter 2021 semester and will not resume full in-person teaching before May 2021 with some exceptions as listed on the school’s update page. 

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[Information last updated March 30, 2021, last verified April 13, 2021]

Acadia University

Acadia University is continuing to offer a hybrid approach, which includes a mix of in-person, online, and virtual courses for the Winter 2021 semester. Acadia plans on returning to in-person classes in Fall 2021.

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[Information last updated March 09, 2021, last verified April 13, 2021]

Cape Breton University

Cape Breton University’s Winter 2021 semester is being delivered entirely online. Their Spring 2021 semester is being delivered with a hybrid model of in-person and virtual classes.

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[Information last updated January 15, 2021, last verified April 13, 2021]

Dalhousie University 

Dalhousie University is continuing to offer primarily online instruction for Winter 2021, with limited exceptions such as medicine, dentistry, etc. 

Dalhousie plans to return to campus in Fall 2021.

 
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[Information last updated April 13, last verified April 13, 2021]

Mount Saint Vincent University 

Mount Saint Vincent University is continuing to offer a primarily online course delivery for Winter 2021, with limited courses being delivered both online and in-person. 
 
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[Information last updated April 13, 2021, last verified April 13, 2021]
 

Nova Scotia Community College 

Nova Scotia Community College is continuing to offer programs either entirely online or in a blended format of online classes and some on-campus labs and courses for the 2020-21 Academic year.
 
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[Information last updated February 25, 2021, last verified April 13, 2021]
 

Saint Mary’s University 

 
[Information last updated April 1, 2021, last verified April 13, 2021]
 

St.Francis Xavier University

St.Francis Xavier University is continuing to offer a mixed method of course delivery; in-person or online, where safe-distancing is not possible, for the Winter 2021 semester. 
 
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[Information last updated April 12, 2021, last verified April 13, 2021]

University of Prince Edward Island 

The University of Prince Edward Island is currently offering a primarily online learning environment for the Winter 2021 semester, with exceptions of in-person classes for programs such as nursing, veterinary medicine, etc. 

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[Information last updated March 03, 2021, last verified April 13, 2021]