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McMaster student-athletes will require COVID vaccinations

McMaster is preparing for increased student activities on campuses, including U SPORTS and Ontario University Athletics (OUA) league-based sport in the 2021-22 season. With health and safety guiding decisions, McMaster will require all student-athletes who wish to participate in varsity athletics to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with a World Health Organization (WHO) approved vaccine. “This […]

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McMaster student residences will require COVID vaccinations

Ontario’s new, updated guidance for university planning for fall 2021 is encouraging universities to expand their planning to include more student activities on campuses, no physical distancing, and to maintain the use of masks indoors. As activities levels are expected to increase, McMaster has decided that students who’ve chosen to live in residences will require […]

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Update regarding fall 2021 and Step 3

As Ontario enters Step 3 of its re-opening, McMaster continues to prepare for the fall term with planning that is committed to health and safety including physical and mental health, is student-focused and supports the best possible student experience and creates a gradual and smooth transition back to campus. The university continues to work with […]

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Vaccine Survey for McMaster Staff and Faculty

A one question survey on COVID vaccinations will help the university understand planned vaccination rates for staff and faculty. “We are asking the community to voluntarily share this information so that everyone working and studying on campus is better informed, says Wanda McKenna, AVP and chief human resources officer. “We want staff and faculty to […]

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McMaster COVID-19 update

McMaster continues in its commitment to be increasingly open to our community based on the latest guidelines and direction from the province and local public health authorities.  With Ontario announcing Friday afternoon that the province will move into Step 3 earlier than anticipated on July 16th, there is increased optimism that fall 2021 could mean […]

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Back to Mac virtual town halls set for mid-June

Getting safely back to McMaster this fall is on top of everyone’s minds. If you’re wondering how the fall term will look, you’re invited to join two virtual town halls that will take place in mid-June — one for students and one for faculty and staff.  These livestreamed events will each feature an opening address from David Farrar, McMaster’s president and vice-chancellor, as well as a panel of university […]

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Confirmed COVID-19 case at McMaster: May 14

The university has received notification of a confirmed COVID-19 case on campus. This case involves a staff member who tested positive on May 14 and was last on campus May 12, in the John Hodgins Engineering Building (JHE). All areas of the buildings have since been thoroughly cleaned. Any contact tracing required is being managed […]

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