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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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The Pulse reopening to McMaster students on July 26

The university is reopening the Pulse Fitness Centre in a limited capacity for students beginning Monday, July 26. In reopening under a staged Return to Service, following provincial and public health guidelines, the facility will use physical distancing methods to create workout pods, and deploy a wide range of additional screening, social distancing, registration and […]

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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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More outdoor spaces on campus to connect in the fresh air

  To welcome more McMaster community members back to campus this fall, outdoor spaces are being equipped with additional seating and increased Wi-Fi capacity to provide more opportunities to safely learn, study and collaborate in the fresh air. These new, distanced spaces are currently available for individuals who presently work on campus and will be […]

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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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Parking update for fall 2021

McMaster’s Parking Services team is excited to welcome more students, staff and faculty members to campus in the Fall. In anticipation, flexible parking pass options to accommodate new or increasing levels of in-person activities on campus will be available this Fall.  Parking passes for the Fall will go on sale online July 15th, 2021 for all staff […]

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Campus cleaning plan focuses on disinfecting high-touch surfaces

  For more on McMaster’s ventilation systems, please read this Back to Mac update. Safety is the top priority as McMaster’s Facility Services team prepares campus for the return of more students, staff and faculty members in the Fall of 2021.   “As the Fall approaches, cleaning processes continue to be informed by the latest scientific research and public […]

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