Updated Oct. 23, 2020
In this section you will find the most current information about campus operations in the 2020-21 academic year at Mount Allison.
The University has implemented a wide range of health and safety measures across every aspect of its operations. Our actions will continue to be informed by the health and safety guidelines and recommendations of the provincial government and New Brunswick Public Health. This section will continue to be updated and important updates will be communicated directly to students, faculty, and staff through e-mail.
- Effective Friday, Oct. 23, Zone 1 (Moncton and Southeast NB) transitioned to the Yellow level of the NB recovery plan. This means an easing of restrictions in the region.
- The Athletic and Fitness Centres will re-open on Saturday, Oct. 24 at 9 a.m. for all students, faculty, and staff as well as community members with Fitness Centre memberships. Find out more on the athletics and recreation page.
- Non-medical face masks remain mandatory in campus buildings, but do not need to be worn outside on campus, unless you are unable to practise physical distancing of two metres or more.
- Campus grounds will re-open to the general public and community residents. Access to buildings remains restricted to students, faculty, staff, and approved visitors and vendors only.
- Residences remain open only to students living in that residence.
- The Student Wellness Guide for Identifying and Responding to Student Distress outlines mental health and wellness resources that you can access at Mount Allison and off campus. It also provides useful techniques to help you advocate for yourself and to support your own self care.
- Information about self-isolation for students leaving the Atlantic Bubble over the December break and December break residence housing can be found on the residence and off-campus housing page.
- The federal government's COVID Alert app is now available in New Brunswick.
Find out more about plans for the 2020-21 academic year for:
- Academics & course registration
- Athletics & recreation (programming & facilities)
- Campus and classroom changes
- Financial resources (available MtA and government financial supports)
- Health & safety information & preparedness
- Health & safety resources (videos, posters, links to additional external resources)
- International students FAQ
- MtA Sackville Bubble (including full text of the community commitment)
- Residence & off-campus housing (including move-in dates, entry into New Brunswick, and self-isolation)
- Response plan
- Student support & services
- Technology information & updates (including recommendations for internet connectivity and hardware)
- Visitor information
For faculty and staff: information for faculty and staff can be found on the Faculty & Staff Gateway.
Update on University operations
Provincial state of emergency
On March 19, 2020, the Province of New Brunswick declared a state of emergency in the province due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The state of emergency remains in effect.
- Outdoor spaces on campus will re-open to the public on Friday, Oct. 23.
- Campus buildings remain open students, faculty, staff, and approved visitors and vendors only, during limited hours. See building hours for more information.
- Anyone arriving to Sackville from the Atlantic provinces (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland & Labrador) will not be required to self-isolate upon arrival, provided they have not travelled outside the exempted regions in the previous 14 days.
- Continue to check your mta.ca e-mail account regularly for updates.
- Updates on municipal services and facilities in the Town of Sackville
- Town of Sackville information for students and families
- The most up-to-date information about the COVID-19 pandemic can be found at the following websites:
- Academic advising
For course selection advice or questions about transfer credits: book a virtual appointment with an academic advisor or email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Registration Helpdesk
For technical assistance navigating registration in Connect@MtA: email@example.com or (506) 364-2269.
- Residence/dining hall
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for questions about residence or meal plans
- Course content/format
For information about specific course content or course format, contact the instructor who has been assigned for that course — their name is listed in the timetable.
For information about offers of admission, transcripts, registration deposits, deferral requests: email@example.com or (506) 364-2269