COVID-19

All Updates

Premier Iain Rankin and Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health, announced recently, that current public health restrictions will remain in place across Nova Scotia until at least the second week of June.

Acadia University is therefore extending our measures until at least the second week of June to do our part to help stop the spread of COVID-19. 

As the provincial government increases restrictions across Nova Scotia, Acadia University is extending our measures to do our part to help stop the spread of COVID-19.  

The following measures, announced April 27 to May 12, will now be extended until at least May 28:

Premier Iain Rankin and Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health, announced further restrictions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The measures include extended school closures, tighter border restrictions and isolation requirements for rotational workers, and limits on shoppers. Members of the Acadia community should familiarize themselves with these new precautions and restrictions.

Acadia University and the Town of Wolfville call for increased vigilance as COVID-19 numbers climb in Nova Scotia.

The Government of Canada has released new guidance that students who plan to study in Canada in Fall 2021 should complete their study permit application by May 15, 2021 to ensure that they receive an approval by August 6, in time to attend for the Fall semester.

Acadia University is taking the following steps as part of a province-wide effort to stop the spread of COVID-19.

Effective at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, April 28 until at least May 12:

All classes and labs will move to remote delivery only until at least May 12. Faculty will work with students to determine how they will continue their studies during this period.

Parents/guardians entering Nova Scotia by vehicle to pick up a student and take them home as quickly as possible are considered essential travellers.

We ask that any parents/guardians coming into Nova Scotia to pick up a student follow these important health and safety guidelines:

Thanks to our community and our Province's creativity, versatility, and commitment, Acadia has successfully weathered the pandemic to date. Our response and learnings over the past year have put us in a strong position for continued success and a return to the more traditional on-campus experience in the fall of 2021, for which Acadia is famous.

Effective this coming Monday, March 1, 2021, Acadia University will offer students a less restrictive study experience in the Vaughan Memorial Library. New signage will explain protocols and occupancy limitations in private study rooms.

The library joins a list of locations considered mask-exempt to allow students to remove their masks indoors, provided they are seated and physically distanced from others.