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Closure of satellite Asymptomatic COVID-19 Testing Centres and reduced hours at centre on campus

The two Asymptomatic COVID-19 Testing Centres at satellite locations will close. The Asymptomatic COVID-19 Testing Centre at the David Braley Health Sciences Centre (Room 125) will close at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, October 29th. The Asymptomatic COVID-19 Testing Centre at the Ron Joyce Centre (Room 125) in Burlington will close at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, […]

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What to expect in Winter 2022

Dear members of the McMaster community, Whether you have been joining us virtually this fall or have been on campus or at another McMaster site, we have been so excited to see the activity levels increasing and to have the chance to spend time with students and colleagues. My greatest thanks for all that you have contributed and for the support you have shown each other as we have dealt […]

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96 per cent of McMaster students are fully vaccinated

With the university’s Mandatory Vaccination Policy fully in place as of today (October 18th), McMaster’s students, faculty and staff have overwhelmingly uploaded their proof of vaccination. More than 99 per cent of faculty and 96 per cent of staff have uploaded proof of vaccination to the MacCheck reporting tool. Approximately 96 per cent of all […]

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After the vaccination mandate deadline: Next steps for students, faculty and staff

As of October 18th, 2021, McMaster’s Vaccination Policy requires all students, faculty and staff to have uploaded proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 to MacCheck or have an approved human rights exemption.  Next Steps  You can check the status of your vaccination proof by viewing the homepage of the MacCheck digital tool.   My vaccination proof is approved My vaccination proof […]

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Vaccination policy information for faculty and staff: Beyond October 17

Under McMaster’s Vaccination Policy, all faculty and staff are required to upload proof of vaccination to MacCheck 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 and there may be impacts […]

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McMaster COVID-19 testing centres closed for Thanksgiving weekend

All McMaster COVID-19 testing centres will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend (October 9 to 11, 2021). Both asymptomatic and symptomatic testing will be unavailable during this time. As a result of the asymptomatic centre closures, the maximum allowable interval between tests for staff, students and faculty members will be extended over the long […]

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New spaces open on campus for students

This article was updated Oct. 12 to clarify information on the library’s extended hours. New spaces are open on campus for McMaster students to eat, study and participate in their online tests or lectures. These spaces include classroom spaces that are currently not being used for in-person learning. Students are welcome to use these spaces […]

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COVID-19 safety on campus reinforced following unsanctioned homecoming party

The importance of adhering to COVID-19 safety rules is being stressed following a large unsanctioned homecoming gathering off-campus on Saturday. McMaster’s Mandatory Vaccination Policy has been in place since September 7th and requires all students, faculty members and staff to be fully vaccinated to attend campus. People have until October 17th to upload their proof of […]

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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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