Conestoga community updates

Announcement:

COVID-19 vaccination requirements

In accordance with direction provided by the Ministry of Colleges and Universities, Conestoga will require all students, employees and visitors accessing our campuses and facilities to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19. This new guidance, released August 31, 2021, applies to all post-secondary institutions across Ontario.

The new policy takes effect on September 7, 2021, and is intended to support the continued health and safety of students, employees and community members.

Read the full update for more information. 

Recent Conestoga community updates

September 7: Message to employees: COVID-19 vaccination requirements update

Community updates archive

August

August 17: Message to the Conestoga community regarding mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations

August 16: COVID-19 vaccination appointments available on campus

August 4: COVID-19 vaccines required for Conestoga varsity athletes

August 3: Fall 2021 delivery: A message to employees from President John Tibbits

July

July 29: Message from Athletics & Recreation to student-athletes

July 23: COVID-19 vaccination appointments available on campus

July 22: COVID-19 vaccinations required for Conestoga students living in residence

June

No community updates

May

May 14: Waterloo campus outbreak declared over

May 10: Third case linked to Waterloo campus outbreak

May 4: Two Conestoga community members test positive

April

April 19: Message to all employees from Human Resources

April 1: Message to the Conestoga community from President John Tibbits

March

March 19: Message to employees from President John Tibbits

March 12: Fall 2021 operations

February

February 19: Message from International Education: Important updated information regarding travelling to Canada

February 12: Provincial shut-down lifted for many Ontario regions

February 5: Conestoga President discusses financial impact of COVID-19

February 1: Message from International Education: Important information regarding travelling to Canada

January 2021

January 18: New State of Emergency and Stay-at-Home orders issued for Ontario

January 4: Message to all Conestoga employees re: Home office expense deduction for 2020

January 4: Message from International Education: Mandatory pre-departure COVID-19 testing

December

December 21: Impact of Ontario shutdown on winter 2021 start-up

December 18: Holiday message to Conestoga employees from President John Tibbits

November

November 23: Message to all Conestoga employees

November 19: Message to Conestoga employees from President John Tibbits

November 17: Conestoga COVID-19 readiness plan approved

November 4: Designated learning institution (DLI) update

November 2: ;COVID-19 case confirmed at Doon Campus Child Care Centre

October

October 15: Winter varsity season suspended

September

September 4: A message to the Conestoga community from President John Tibbits

September 3: Message to students from Dr. Wang, Region of Waterloo Medical Officer of Health

August

August 12: Message to employees: Campus changes

July

July 17: COVID-19 campus access guidelines for students (pdf)

July 10: Returning to campus: new health and safety procedures to protect the Conestoga community

July 6: Update for students regarding fall 2020 term fees

July 2: Message to employees from President John Tibbits

June

June 10: Varsity sports and recreation activities suspended for fall 2020

June 9: Important information for students regarding fall semester fees

June 4: Addressing the impacts of global pandemic: a message to the Conestoga community

May

May 28: Important information for Conestoga students regarding winter, spring and fall semesters

May 12: Message to students: Fall 2020 semester

May 11: Impact of the global pandemic: Charting the course for Conestoga's future

April

April 23: Canada announces support for students affected by COVID-19

April 22: Giving to the COVID-19 Student Relief Bursary

April 9: Fees update

April 7: Community update from President John Tibbits

March

March 29: Locker Access

March 23: A message to the Conestoga community from President John Tibbits

March 19: Accessing library resources online

March 18: Student access to campus

March 17: Conestoga campuses closed

March 15: On-campus classes suspended

March 13: Message from the President