Member Institutions COVID-19 Response 2020-07-10T10:53:05+00:00

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 summary. This list 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 working/studying from home. [Note: Links to external sites]

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[Info last confirmed July 10, 2020]

Acadia University


Acadia University intends to welcome students back to campus for a COVID-19-ready Fall 2020 term with a hybrid approach and will specify the intended delivery approach for each specific course by July 10.

Acadia COVID-19 Info Page [Updated June 30, 2020]

Cape Breton University


Cape Breton University’s Fall 2020 semester will be delivered to students online and will offer no in-person instruction.


CBU COVID-19 Info Page [Updated May 15, 2020]

Crandall University

Crandall University is currently offering online classes for the Summer 2020 semester and plans on delivering a hybrid model for the Fall 2020 semester.

Crandall COVID-19 Info Page [Updated May 22, 2020]

Dalhousie University, Halifax

Dalhousie University has suspended all in-person classes for the remainder of the Summer 2020 term and will offer primarily online instruction for Fall 2020, with some potential exceptions such as medicine, dentistry, etc.

Dalhousie COVID-19 Info Page [Updated June 25, 2020]
Dalhousie University, Truro

Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Agriculture, located in Truro, NS is listed as one of the potential faculties to resume some in-person instruction in the Fall 2020 semester.


Dalhousie COVID-19 Info Page [Updated June 25, 2020]
Mount Allison University

Mount Allison University is currently offering summer courses through self-directed learning. They plan on implementing a hybrid learning environment with some in-person and some online classes for the Fall 2020 semester.

Mount Allison COVID-19 Info Page [Updated June 25, 2020]

Memorial University, Grenfell Campus

Memorial University will offer a primarily remote learning environment for the Fall 2020 semester and will not resume full in-person teaching before January 2021 with some exceptions as listed on the school's update page.

Memorial COVID-19 Info Page [Updated July 6, 2020]

Memorial University, St. John's

Memorial University will offer a primarily remote learning environment for the Fall 2020 semester and will not resume full in-person teaching before January 2021 with some exceptions as listed on the school's update page.

Memorial COVID-19 Info Page [Updated July 6, 2020]
Mount Saint Vincent University

Mount Saint Vincent University will offer an entirely online learning environment for the Fall 2020 semester.


MSVU COVID-19 Info Page [Updated June 30, 2020]
Nova Scotia Community College

NSCC is currently offering online classes for the Summer 2020 term. All courses for the Fall 2020 semester with be either online or a hybrid model.

NSCC COVID-19 Info Page [Updated June 8, 2020]

Saint Mary's University

Saint Mary’s University is currently offering online courses for the Summer 2020 semester and will continue online for the Fall 2020 semester.

SMU COVID-19 Info Page [Updated June 24, 2020]

St. Francis Xavier University

Beginning Monday, Sept. 14th, St.FX will offer a Senate-endorsed approach of mixed-method course delivery, with most classes taking place in-person and some being offered online.

St. FX COVID-19 Info Page [Updated 19, 2020]
St. Thomas University

St. Thomas University is currently offering the Summer 2020 courses remotely and will be deliver Fall 2020 classes virtually as well.

St. Thomas COVID-19 Info Page [Updated April 15, 2020]
Université de Moncton

The Université de Moncton will offer primarily in-person classes in the Fall 2020 semester, will some classes delivered virtually where necessary.

UdeM COVID-19 Info Page [Updated July 2, 2020]
University of New Brunswick, Fredericton

The University of New Brunswick, Fredericton is in the process of developing a combined approach to offer alternative virtual instruction as well as some in-person classes where necessary for the Fall 2020 semester.

UNB COVID-19 Info Page [Updated June 15, 2020]
University of New Brunswick, Saint John

The University of New Brunswick, Saint John will deliver a combination of alternative delivery methods and in-person classes, where possible.


UNB COVID-19 Info Page [Updated June 15, 2020]
University of Prince Edward Island

The University of Prince Edward Island has transitioned to an online learning environment with some exceptions (veterinary medicine, nursing). The university plans to provide a blended learning environment for the Fall 2020 semester, offering some in-person and some online classes. 

UPEI COVID-19 Info Page [Updated June 24, 2020]

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