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COVID-19

(Novel coronavirus)
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August summer camps to go ahead at U of L
Monday, July 13, 2020

University of Lethbridge summer camps offered through Destination Exploration and Horns Recreation during the month of August will proceed.

All camps will operate according to the provincial guidelines for day camps to ensure the safety of campers and staff. This includes maintaining proper physical distancing, enhanced cleaning protocols and cohorts of no more than 50 people, including staff, volunteers and campers. Masks are welcome but not presently mandatory.

Destination Exploration is offering two Science & Technology camps per week — Aug. 4 to 7, Aug. 10 to 14 and Aug. 17 to 21, with one camp for students in Grades 1 to 3 and one for students in Grades 3 to 6.

Horns Recreation is offering six camps throughout the month of August, including multi-activity, climbing, basketball, fencing, drama and soccer.

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1st Choice Savings Centre for Sport & Wellness to reopen with limitations on July 13
Wednesday, July 8, 2020

The 1st Choice Savings Centre will reopen on Monday, July 13 in a limited capacity to ensure the health and safety of everyone involved. Users will need to go online to book a time slot in advance at Drop-In Recreation Bookings.

Fitness Centre machines have been spread out to allow for appropriate physical distancing and those who use the Climbing Wall will need to wear a mask. Patrons are asked to arrive dressed for their respective activity as the change rooms and lockers remain closed. When in the facility, members are required to follow all directions and signage within the building and to promptly exit the building when their activities are complete.

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Anderson Hall to remain open during the summer

Anderson Hall will remain open until Wednesday, August 26 to provide access for students who need Wi-Fi, IT equipment and resources, software and the Library. The available rooms include a computer lab (AH147), a study room (AH116) and an equipment room (AH175) to sign out and return laptops on loan.

Starting on Monday, June 22, operating hours at Anderson Hall will be Monday to Friday from 12 to 4:30 p.m.

 

New campus access safety training now available
Wednesday, June 17, 2020, 6:15 p.m.

Anyone who has already applied or is planning to apply for access to campus for critical or time-sensitive research, teaching preparation, to support summer or fall 2020 program completion, or for ongoing staff access and has not yet taken the required training, the new Campus Access Safety Training is available at https://go.uleth.ca/covid19-oncampus-training.

Those who have already taken the training will be required to complete the attestation separately. Information on how to access this will be emailed to those individuals.

 

Update on reopening plans for summer camps, community stadium and Centre for Sport & Wellness
Wednesday, June 17, 2020, 4:10 p.m.

Working within provincial guidelines for both facilities and types of activities, the University is working to ease access to shared community facilities (Community Stadium and the Centre for Sport & Wellness) and offer summer camp programming as possible.

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Fall 2020 timetable update — experiential in-person classes
Monday, June 15, 2020, 3:30 p.m.

We have carefully considered which courses will be delivered with face-to-face experiential learning activities in the Fall 2020 term and which courses cannot be offered at this time. You can find the interim list online in the Fall 2020 Timetable Update.

We wanted you to have this information as early as possible so you can plan your academic future with confidence. Our top concern is the safety of our students and the surrounding community; these decisions have been made in line with public health requirements.

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Application process for expanded access to the Lethbridge campus
Friday, June 12, 2020, 1:30 p.m.

This message contains important information about the process for expanded access to the Lethbridge campus.  At this time, access protocols to the Calgary Campus remain unchanged as we work with our BVC partners on questions of building access.

As the province moves ahead with its relaunch strategy, the University of Lethbridge is easing restrictions for access to its Lethbridge campus over the summer. We ask that faculty, staff and students who can work from home continue to do so in order to meet the government request that we limit in-person attendance of people on campus. At the same time, we understand that for some the need for campus access is becoming increasingly critical.

The process allows those who require access to equipment or facilities on the Lethbridge campus to apply for access if their work can be accomplished in line with the provincial guidelines for post-secondary institutions.

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For further inquiries, contact COVID19.inquiries@uleth.ca.

 

 

 

As of March 11, 2020 the World Health Organization has declared Coronavirus (COVID-19) a pandemic.

Everyone in the University community is encouraged to educate themselves about this fluid situation and continue to practice good personal hygiene and physical distancing.

 

 

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Travel Restrictions and Screening

Detailed global information for restrictions, flight operations and screening

U of L travellers can log into the International SOS app or member zone to view the secruity alerts.

If you require the U of L member number please contact:
Campus Safety: 403-329-2603
Security: 403-329-2345 (after hours)

COVID-19 and International SOS Service Queries

For general inquires or for further information surrounding COVID-19 and University of Lethbridge travel, activities and programming please contact Campus Safety at covid19.inquiries@uleth.ca  

For information about the University membership with International SOS and services available to assist university travellers please visit the SOS page or contact insurance.risk@uleth.ca