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Student fee refunds; summer camps; new COVID-19 fundraising

Student fees refunds   As certain services are no longer being delivered on campus, the university is making changes to some supplemental fees for students. There will be no Athletics and Recreation Activity fees for courses that run through May to August. In addition, students who paid the student services fee for Athletics and Recreation […]

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Together, we are meeting the challenge: President’s letter

March 20, 2020 Dear Members of the McMaster community, When the world is fundamentally shaken, what do we need to do? That question had to be answered by all of us – in every hour, of every day this week. I have witnessed truly outstanding commitment to our students, to the important work that happens […]

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New today: Updates on virtual classrooms, research and campus operations

As the McMaster community works together to deal with the COVID-19 situation, what’s top of mind is how students are going to complete their year successfully. Students have been assured that the university is doing everything possible to help them finish the academic year in a way that is fair and equitable. When in-person classes […]

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Important information on moving out of residence

To help reduce the spread of COVID-19, McMaster has made the difficult choice to require all students to move out of residence as soon as possible, but no later than Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 4 p.m. Those with exceptional circumstances, including out-of-province students who may need more time to move and international students, may apply […]

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What’s open and what’s closed as campus operations change

McMaster is open, but campus operations are changing The call from public health officials to increase social distancing together with the constantly changing circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic means additional measures are being taken by McMaster to scale back some operations at the university. These decisions will be in place until at least April 5th […]

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Updates on classes, gatherings, campus resources, travel and child care

Classes and exams All McMaster in-person classes for undergraduate and graduate students were suspended effective end of day on March 13. In-person exams have also been cancelled. Faculty, instructors and sessional faculty are working with their chairs, directors and deans and will be in touch with students by Wednesday March 18th to let them know […]

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No more in-person classes and exams: President’s letter

These are unsettling times.  The spread of COVID-19 around the world and its arrival in our own region has brought McMaster and all other organizations to uncharted territory. As of today, the risk of catching the virus continues to remain low. The University’s focus is always clearly on our students, faculty and staff.  And while […]

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McMaster’s new COVID-19 information website

McMaster continues to monitor developments around COVID-19. The University’s preparations and response is coordinated by its Crisis Management Team which began meeting on the coronavirus in January. The University looks to Global Affairs Canada, the Public Health Agency of Canada along with public health agencies in Ontario to guide its decisions in working to maintain […]

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COVID-19 Update: Academic considerations and new travel information

McMaster continues to monitor developments around COVID-19.  The University’s preparations and response is coordinated by its Crisis Management Team which began meeting on the coronavirus in January. The University looks to Global Affairs Canada, the Public Health Agency of Canada along with public health agencies in Ontario to guide its decisions in working to maintain […]

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