Last updated:

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, and tips for workingstudying from home.

Note: External links lead to each member institution’s COVID-19 response webpage.

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

Information last confirmed on January 11, 2020.

New Brunswick is currently operating in the “Orange Zone” right now. This comes with a set of restrictions that all universities are abiding by; for more information, click here.

Crandall University

Crandall University is currently offering a hybrid model for the Winter 2021 semester. Classes will continue in-person while increasing safeguards for students, faculty, and staff. 

Additional Resources:

[Updated January 11, 2021]

Mount Allison University

Mount Allison University is currently offering a hybrid model for the Winter 2021 semester with three formats of delivery: scheduled, on-campus elements; scheduled, online only; and unscheduled, online only. Classes will begin on Jan. 18, but the first week of classes for all courses will be online only. This allows students to return to Sackville later than planned and complete the first week of classes online during their second week of self-isolation. In-person courses will begin the week of Jan. 25.
 
Additional Resources:
 
[Updated January 8, 2021]
 

St. Thomas University 

St. Thomas University is continuing to offer an entirely online learning environment for the Winter 2021 semester. 
 
Additional Resources:
 
[Updated December 11, 2020]
 

The Université de Moncton

The Université de Moncton is currently offering in-person classes for the Winter 2021 semester, with some courses delivered remotely as seen necessary. This is the same teaching format as Fall 2020. For detailed information regarding teaching method programs, consult the individual campuses websites. 

 
Additional Resources:

[Updated January 11, 2021]

University of New Brunswick, Fredericton 

The University of New Brunswick, Fredericton is currently offering a blended learning model with alternative delivery methods and in-person classes and labs, where possible, for the Winter 2021 semester; same as the Fall 2020 semester.

Additional Resources:

 
[Updated January 11th, 2021]
 

The University of New Brunswick, Saint John

The University of New Brunswick, Saint John is currently offering a blended learning model with alternative delivery methods and in-person classes and labs, where possible, for the Winter 2021 semester; same as the Fall 2020 semester.

 
Additional Resources:
 
[Updated January 11, 2021]

Memorial University, Grenfell Campus 

Memorial University, Grenfell Campus is currently offering 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. 

Additional Resources:

[Updated December 21, 2020]

Memorial University, St. John’s

Memorial University, St. John’s is currently offering 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.

Additional Resources:

[Updated December 21, 2020]

Acadia University

Acadia University is currently offering a hybrid approach, which includes a mix of in-person, online, and virtual courses for the Winter 2021 semester.

Additional Resources:

[Updated December 11, 2020]

Cape Breton University

Cape Breton University’s Winter 2021 semester will be delivered entirely online. 

Additional Resources:

[Updated December 8, 2020]

Dalhousie University 

Dalhousie University is currently offering primarily online instruction for Winter2021, with limited exceptions such as medicine, dentistry, etc. 

 
Additional Resources:
 
[Updated January 11, 2021]
 

Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Agriculture

Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Agriculture, located in Truro, NS is currently offering primarily online instruction for Winter 2021, with limited exceptions such as medicine, dentistry, etc. 
 
Additional Resources:
 
[Updated January 11, 2021]
 

Mount Saint Vincent University 

Mount Saint Vincent University is currently offering a primarily online course delivery for Winter 2021, with limited courses being delivered both online and in-person. 
 
Additional Resources:
 
[Updated January 08, 2021]
 

Nova Scotia Community College 

Nova Scotia Community College is currently offering 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.
 
Additional Resources:
 
[Updated December 11, 2020]
 

Saint Mary’s University 

Saint Mary’s University is currently offering a completely online course delivery until January 18th through their Virtual University. Optional in-class attendance for select classes are expected to begin following.
 
Additional Resources:
 
[Updated January 08, 2021]
 

St.Francis Xavier University

St.Francis Xavier University is currently offering a mixed method of course delivery; in-person or online, where safe-distancing is not possible, for the Winter 2021 semester. 
 
Additional Resources:
 
[Updated January 09, 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. 

Additional Resources:

[Updated January 09, 2021]