Updated Sept. 18, 2020

In this section you will find the most current information about plans for Fall 2020 and the 2020-21 academic year at Mount Allison.

Mount Allison has implemented a wide range of health and safety measures across every aspect of University operations. Our plans 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 through e-mail.


Masks are mandatory on campus  

If you are currently studying in Sackville and have not yet submitted a contact information form through the Welcome Centre, please fill out, sign, and drop off the form at the bookstore by Sept. 30. This information is important should Public Health require it for contact tracing purposes.

Find out more about plans for the 2020-21 academic year for:

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.


  • The campus is closed to the public. Buildings are now open for students, faculty, and staff ONLY, during limited hours. See building hours for more information. 
  • All public events on campus are cancelled, including campus tours, until further notice.
  • Effective July 3, residents of the Atlantic provinces will be able to travel within the four provinces without the requirement to self-isolate, provided they have not traveled outside of the Atlantic provinces in the past 14 days and are not experiencing symptoms of COVID-19.

Students arriving to Sackville from the Atlantic provinces (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland & Labrador) and those regions of Quebec named in the province's mandatory order will not be required to self-isolate upon arrival, provided they have not travelled outside the exempted regions in the previous 14 days.

Further information

Important contacts 

  • Academic advising
    For course selection advice or questions about transfer credits: book a virtual appointment with an academic advisor or email advisor@mta.ca  
  • Registration Helpdesk
    For technical assistance navigating registration in Connect@MtA: reghelp@mta.ca or (506) 364-2269. 
  • Residence/dining hall
    Contact resroom@mta.ca 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.
  • Admissions
    For information about offers of admission, transcripts, registration deposits, deferral requests: admissions@mta.ca or (506) 364-2269