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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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Changes to university travel and events

McMaster is cancelling all discretionary events and encouraging all employees to avoid travelling outside of Canada. These new measures, which are effective immediately, underscore the university’s commitment to operations that focus on students and learning as the COVID-19 situation evolves. The situation is changing quickly, both globally and in Canada. Today’s announcement by the province that […]

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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: March 10, 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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