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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.

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Information last confirmed on June 15, 2021.

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

After initiating a lockdown period in parts of New Brunswick, the province has been able to control, and limit the spread of the virus. The Government of New Brunswick has also announced that post-secondary students will be returning to classrooms for the fall semester. 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 Spring 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. Crandall plans to re-assume an in-person teaching model for the Fall 2021 semester.

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[Information last updated March 05, 2021, last verified June 14, 2021]

 

Mount Allison University

Mount Allison University is planning to execute an on-campus return for the Fall 2021 Term. The three formats of course delivery include: on-campus learning, online learning, and a hybrid of the two elements. As New Brunswick is in the Yellow Zone now, Mount Allison has begun a slow transition to in-person classes for the Spring 2021 Term. 
 
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[Information last updated April 30, 2021, last verified June 14, 2021]
 
 

St. Thomas University 

St. Thomas University is continuing to offer an entirely online learning environment for the Spring 2021 semester. Looking forward to the Fall 2021 Term, STU has just announced that 65% of their courses will be delivered in person with remote options.
 
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[Information last updated June 14, 2021, last verified June 14, 2021]
 
 

The Université de Moncton

The Université de Moncton is continuing to offer hybrid classes for the Spring 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 Spring 2021 semester. Moving ahead to Fall 2021, UNB is preparing for a return to campus.

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[Information last updated June 7, 2021, last verified June 14, 2021]

Memorial University

Memorial University’s Grenfell and St. Johns Campus’ are continuing a primarily remote learning environment for the Spring 2021 semester, but plans to resume in-person classes in the Fall of 2021.

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[Information last updated April 16, 2021, last verified June 14, 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 Spring 2021 semester. Acadia plans on returning to in-person classes in Fall 2021. As of May 27, 2021, Acadia began phase 1 of their re-opening plan. 

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[Information last updated May 27, 2021, last verified June 14, 2021]

Cape Breton University

Cape Breton University’s Spring 2021 semester is being delivered online with limited campus use until reassessments indicate otherwise. The university has now begun a modified version of their phase 1 re-opening plan. 

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[Information last updated April 27, 2021, last verified June 14, 2021]

Dalhousie University 

Dalhousie University is continuing to offer primarily online instruction for Spring 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 June 14, 2021, last verified June 14, 2021]

Mount Saint Vincent University 

Mount Saint Vincent University is continuing to offer a primarily online course delivery for Spring 2021, with limited courses being delivered both online and in-person. They are planning to implement a significant increase of on-campus learning opportunities in the Fall 2021 semester for students. 
 
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[Information last updated March 4, 2021, last verified June 15, 2021]
 

Nova Scotia Community College 

Nova Scotia Community College has now indicated a return to campus for faculty and students as of June 7, 2021. Student residents are also allowing applications for the 2021-2022 school year. Online learning will continue until stated otherwise. The university has altered some of the programs to safely deliver the material to students. For the 2021 Fall semester, the university is anticipating to have on-campus learning available. 
 
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[Information last updated May 11, 2021, last verified June 15, 2021]
 

Saint Mary’s University 

Saint Mary’s University is offering a blended model, but will shift to in-person classes in the Fall. As of June 10, 2021, offices and labs on campus are open for use. 
 
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[Information last updated May, 2021, last verified June 15, 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 Spring 2021 semester. The university is scheduled to be re-opening campus for the Fall 2021 semester.  
 
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[Information last updated April 16, 2021, last verified June 15, 2021]

University of Prince Edward Island 

The University of Prince Edward Island is currently offering a primarily online learning environment for the Summer 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 June 15, 2021]