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Confirmed COVID-19 case at McMaster: Sept. 27

The university has received notification of a confirmed COVID-19 case on campus. This case involves a student who was tested on September 27 and was last on campus September 25, in Wallingford Hall. All impacted areas have since been thoroughly cleaned. The student is isolating off campus. Any contact tracing required is being managed by public health authorities. Asymptomatic close […]

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Confirmed COVID-19 case at McMaster: Sept. 24

The university has received notification of a confirmed COVID-19 case on campus. This case involves a student who was tested on September 24 and was last on campus September 21, in the McMaster University Student Centre (MUSC) and the Burke Science Building (BSB). All impacted areas have since been thoroughly cleaned. Any contact tracing required is being managed by public […]

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Change to hours at Asymptomatic COVID-19 Testing Centre on campus

Starting Tuesday, September 28th, McMaster’s Asymptomatic COVID-19 Testing Centre on campus (Room 311, Third Floor, McMaster University Student Centre) will close at 9:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays.  Please check the web page for the hours open at all three of McMaster’s Asymptomatic COVID-19 Testing Centre locations.   McMaster’s three Asymptomatic COVID-19 Testing Centre locations include the centre on campus (Room 311, MUSC), […]

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Confirmed COVID-19 case at McMaster: Sept. 20

The university has received notification of a confirmed COVID-19 case on campus. This case involves a student who was tested and last on campus September 20, in the McMaster Asymptomatic Testing Centre on main campus and McMaster’s Student Symptomatic Testing Centre. All impacted areas have since been thoroughly cleaned. Any contact tracing required is being managed by public health authorities. […]

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Vaccination policy information for students: Beyond October 17th

Under McMaster’s Vaccination Policy, students are required to upload their proof of vaccination by October 17th at 11:59pm ET. After this date, if you have not provided proof of vaccination or received an approved exemption you are not permitted to attend McMaster’s campus or any McMaster-affiliated site. Please see below for guidance for students who are studying entirely remotely or have at least one […]

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New provincial COVID rules – Impacts on campus food services and athletic facilities

The Ontario government’s new rules for the Ontario Vaccine Passport under the Reopening Ontario Act take effect on Wednesday, September 22. Proof of full vaccination and ID are required to enter many establishments in the province including restaurants and gym facilities. A person is considered fully vaccinated 14 days after receiving the second dose of […]

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Confirmed COVID-19 case at McMaster: Sept. 18

The university has received notification of a confirmed COVID-19 case on campus. This case involves a student who was tested on September 18 and was last on campus September 17, in A.N. Bourns Science Building and Bates Residence. All impacted common areas of the buildings were immediately and thoroughly cleaned. The student has been moved to a self-isolation space on campus. Any contact tracing […]

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Continue to avoid non-essential travel outside of Canada

Global Affairs Canada continues to caution Canadians to avoid all non-essential travel outside of Canada. This is considered a Level 3 travel warning.    At McMaster, field trip, research activities and student placements continue to be managed through, Risk Management Manual (RMM) #801. This policy requires that travel requests to a Level 3 (L3) or Level 4 (L4) country as […]

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Two additional Asymptomatic COVID-19 Testing Centre locations open

McMaster is opening two additional Asymptomatic COVID-19 Testing Centre locations at the Ron Joyce Centre in Burlington and the David Braley Health Sciences Centre in downtown Hamilton for students, faculty members and staff beginning September 20th. Students, faculty members and staff with MacID who are not fully vaccinated and required to take a rapid antigen […]

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Reminder: Request for exemption from McMaster’s Vaccination Policy due on September 19

As of September 7, all McMaster faculty, students and staff are required to upload proof of vaccination to the MacCheck digital tool and complete daily COVID health screening in MacCheck to access any McMaster location.   Campus community members who intend to submit a request for exemption from the Vaccination Policy must do so by Sunday, September 19, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.  This […]

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