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Hamilton and provincial lockdowns bring changes to research, bookable study space and residence

With Hamilton already in lockdown, the new provincewide shutdown announced today will not require many changes for the university, other than ensuring that the regulations remain in place until at least Jan. 23. That extended lockdown will impact some research and academic activities in the Winter term, although the majority of instruction continues to be […]

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Lockdown effective December 21: Here’s what will change on campus

As Hamilton enters the grey-lockdown zone for the next 28 days, there are a few changes that will primarily impact researchers and a small number of students with in-person components of classes. The province announced Friday that Hamilton will enter lockdown as of 12:01 a.m. Monday, Dec. 21. Additional restrictions are expected to be announced […]

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Hamilton enters grey-lockdown zone as of Monday

The province has announced that Hamilton will be entering the grey-lockdown zone as of 12:01 a.m. Monday, December 21. Current protocols on campus are already largely aligned with the new rules that will be in place, however, there will be changes in research operations at the university. Hamilton’s Mayor Fred Eisenberger has indicated that there […]

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Enhanced screening on campus, free shipping from the Campus Store and how to use the Mosaic COVID-19 reporting tool

Enhanced screening requirements on campus Hamilton’s Medical Officer of Health recently added new increased level red restrictions which impact McMaster students, faculty and staff every time they come to campus to work, attend classes or use any campus facility. Anyone coming to campus or a McMaster facility must complete the provincial COVID-19 screening tool one […]

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New active screening requirements for those coming to campus effective December 7

Hamilton remains in the red zone under the province’s COVID-19 framework, but the city’s Medical Officer of Health has imposed new increased restrictions which impact McMaster students, faculty and staff. These new local regulations — which largely effect retail operations, malls and workplaces — are being introduced to help curb the spread of the virus […]

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