COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Classes are currently being delivered in an alternative model. More information about COVID-19

Student FAQ's

Classes and exams on both the Lethbridge and Calgary campuses have switched to online delivery. Contact your instructor for next steps.

No, for the safety of our students, the Testing Centre is closed for the remainder of the term.

Your instructor will contact you about how your exams or papers will be managed.

Designated on-campus Wi-Fi spaces are available for students in Anderson Hall, specifically AH147, AH118, AH117, AH176, AH116.

To limit the spread of COVID-19 and keep our community healthy, all students are strongly encouraged to stay home if possible. These spaces are only available for students who are unable to access Wi-Fi at home. The spaces will be cleaned after each student.

The University has secured a number of laptops that students can utilize on a short or long-term (end of term) basis. Students can sign out laptops in AH175 (Anderson Hall).

We have made the decision to cancel, or move online where possible, all currently scheduled face-to-face courses for Summer Session I.

Decisions for subsequent summer sessions and for Full Summer Session opportunities whose start dates can be delayed (e.g. co-ops) will be made at a later date.

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Wash your hands for 20 seconds with soap and warm water; use alcohol-based hand sanitizers; avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth; practice physical distancing (e.g. no handshaking); when coughing cover your mouth and nose with tissue and throw the tissue into the trash immediately; cough or sneeze into your elbow instead of your hand.

Visit the Alberta Health Services website and fill out the COVID-19 Self Assessment Tool. Follow their direction.

Please do not go to the Health Centre on campus, physicians’ offices, or the emergency department.

If you are in immediate distress, call 911.

Complete this self-reporting form.

Stay home and self-isolate (please don’t come to classes or exams). Follow the instructions of your medical practitioner to get well.  Special arrangements about any missed assessments including final exams will be determined and communicated to you by your instructors.

Do not report on behalf of someone using the online self-reporting student form.

Instead, encourage them to visit the Alberta Health Services website and fill out the COVID-19 Self Assessment tool and follow their directives.  Share the link to the U of L's self-reporting form with your classmate or friend.

In prioritizing the health and well-being of students and the community at large, the University of Lethbridge is working to develop an alternate plan to celebrate the achievements of its Spring 2020 graduates — and has cancelled the in-person convocation ceremonies scheduled for May 28 and 29, 2020.

Read the full message here.

We are maintaining a website with useful links, information about actions being taken by the University, and communication that has been shared with the uLethbridge community.


We know that as a current international student at the University of Lethbridge, you may have additional questions about how the evolving response to the Covid-19 pandemic will affect you.

Please check out these FAQs specifically created for you.

Yes. The Health Centre remains open, Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with physicians and a nurse practitioner available to support students.

The Health Centre is not currently taking walk-ins. 

All visits will be by appointment. Please do not come to the clinic to make an appointment. To make an appointment, contact 403-329-2484 (leave message) or

If you are experiencing flu-like symptoms: (

Follow the instructions.

For emergencies, please call 911.

Yes. All counselling sessions will be conducted via telephone or Zoom. To book an appointment, contact 403-317-2845 or

Please do not come to the office to make an appointment.

There are several counselling resources in Anderson Hall that are available to students. Therapy Assist Online is also available to all students, as is 7 Cups of Tea.

Here are some tips on how to manage anxiety during this stressful period.

No. To limit the spread of COVID-19, study rooms across campus are closed.

Urban Market is closed as of 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Mar. 25.

All students on a dining plan have now moved off-campus or have been relocated to units with full kitchen facilities.

No, the Library is closed to foot traffic but will continue to offer its online reference and Inter-Library Loan (ILL) services, with some limitations.

Please refer to for the most up-to-date information with respect to the services and times these are being offered.

No. The gym and Max Bell pool are closed, as are all recreational facilities in the 1st Choice Savings Centre.

Professors will assign letter grades for Spring 2020 courses.

However, General Faculties Council (GFC) has approved a broader use of the Credit/Non-Credit designation, allowing students more flexibility regarding their Spring 2020 final grades.

The February deadline for students to choose the designation has been extended by over three months, may be used to replace any final letter grade, and courses with a Credit designation may be used to meet more degree requirements than is usually permitted.

See the full message.

General Faculties Council approved the extension of the withdrawal and the withdrawal with cause deadlines by six weeks to May 15, 2020, giving students and advisors more flexibility.

See the full message.

All the information related to credit/non-credit is located here.

For course withdrawal information, follow this link.


Calgary Student FAQ

The Calgary Campus will follow the same model as the Lethbridge campus, switching to alternative delivery beginning Mar. 18. Classes are suspended Mar. 16 and 17.