The Ontario Government has announced that in addition to the ‘shutdown’ order issued on April 3rd, all of Ontario will also be issued a State of Emergency and ‘stay at home’ order effective April 8, 2021 for a period of at least 4 weeks.
The Brampton Campus will remain closed during this period. Employees will continue to work from home (except in emergencies), and students will not have access to the campus.
Those studying and working at Algoma’s Timmins Campus will follow Northern College’s direction on closures and use of space.
For the Sault Ste. Marie Campus, in addition to the items outlined in the memo sent on April 4, 2021, the following additional restrictions have been added:
- All non-essential employees will be required to start working fully from home, no later than Friday April 9, 2021, until further notice.
- Effective April 12, 2021, campus doors will be locked. Employees who have permission to access campus, can do so via swipe card on either Door Z for the Shingwauk Hall or the East door for the Convergence Centre.
- One-off visits can be requested by emailing email@example.com, for faculty, please cc firstname.lastname@example.org as well.
- Students will be able to book use in the computer lab(s) via IT Service.
We thank you for your continued adherence to these measures. Our collective efforts will continue to make a difference
Through the efforts of the Quarantine Readiness Team, Algoma University has been registered with the Government of Canada as a Designated Learning Institution (DLI) with a Provincially Approved Quarantine Readiness Plan. This plan outlines the steps required when an international student attempts to enter Canada as a member of the Algoma University community, and provides details on how our institution is prepared to support these students.Learn More
Tracking COVID-19 in members of our community
Since the start of the pandemic in March 2020, two (2) cases have been reported that directly impacted the Algoma University community campus(s). Both have been resolved and 0 outbreaks have occurred.
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Safety Tips and Reminders
Urgent actions are required to protect the health and well-being of our community. This video series offers tips and reminders on how to keep yourself and those around you safe. Together, we can stop the spread and ensure the lockdown ends as quickly as possible.Watch Now
Student Emergency Support Fund
The Algoma University Student Emergency Support Fund was established in response to the financial hardships our students are currently facing. As a caring and committed community, we continue to put the success of our students at the forefront of everything we do – your support will provide immediate assistance to students with urgent needs during the COVID-19 crisis, and help them to continue their educational journeyFIND OUT MORE
Pandemic Task Force
Meet our collaborative Algoma University Pandemic Task Force committee
Acting Director of Human Resources, ChairView Full Bio
Director of Student Life and Ancillary Services - Alternate ChairView Full Bio
Vice-President, Finance and Operations, Senior Executive RepresentativeView Full Bio
ManagerView Full Bio
Director of Physical PlantView Full Bio
Director, CommunicationsView Full Bio
Dr. István Imre
Acting Academic Dean, Full ProfessorView Full Bio
Registrar and SecretaryView Full Bio
LecturerView Full Bio
Michael Del Bel
School of Business and EconomicsView Full Bio
Administrative Assistant, Head of Life Sciences and the EnvironmentView Full Bio
SASA TreasureView Full Bio
Director of Enrolment and International OperationsView Full Bio
Director, Student Success and Well-BeingView Full Bio
The Algoma University Pandemic Task Force is a collaborative committee that holds the responsibility to help guide and review decisions regarding any active Pandemic to ensure that the safety of the Algoma University community and the academic success of our students is at the forefront of all decisions.
Should you have any questions for the Task Force, please email email@example.com
Credible online resources for more information
Government of Canada
Region of Peel
Porcupine Public Health Unit
World Health Organization
Government of Canada / Coronavirus
COVID19MisInfo.org Portal Project