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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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Information for students 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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COVID-19 Update Sunday, March 15, 2020 4:30 p.m.

The university is open but some 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 […]

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COVID-19 Update: March 15, 2020

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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A letter from our president

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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COVID-19 Update: March 11, 2020

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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COVID-19 Update: March 4, 2020

McMaster continues to monitor developments around COVID-19.  The University’s preparations and response are 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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