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.
- Information about revised dates for the winter term is posted on the academic information page.
- Updates on delivery of student services, hours, contact information, and available study space can be found on the student support & services page.
- Find out more about changes to the physical campus and health and safety protocols you will be expected to follow on our campus and classrooms changes page.
- Wearing non-medical masks is mandatory on campus. Find out more on the health and safety information and preparedness page.
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:
- 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)
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.
- 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