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March 29, 2020 10:45 AM

COVID-19 Update: October 15, 9:30 a.m.

As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves around the world and in our local community, Conestoga continues to adjust plans based on the guidance provided by our local Public Health authority.

Visit the COVID-19 Information page for the most current information and updates before heading to campus. 

Update: Thursday, October 15, 2020, 9:30 a.m.

What's changed?

  • Change to FAQs: All students (domestic and international):
    • Question updated:
      • I am feeling unwell. What should I do?
        • Removed information specific to Brantford students; Medical Care Clinic now provides service to Brantford campus students
  • Change to FAQs: International students:
    • Question updated:
      • Should I get tested for COVID-19?
        • Removed information specific to Brantford students; Medical Care Clinic now provides service to Brantford campus students

Visit COVID-19 Information for up-to-date details.

Update: Wednesday, October 14, 2020, 8:30 p.m.

What's changed?

  • Change to COVID-19 Information page:
    • Update to announcement section: information added about winter 2021 academic delivery plan
  • Changes to connecting remotely:
    • Cowan Health Sciences Centre - Inter-professional Resources Team: Removed information about weekly interdisciplinary panels; no longer offered
    • Conestoga Students Inc. (CSI): Updated link
    • Bookstore locations (what’s closed?): Updated link
  • Changes to FAQs: All students (domestic and international):
    • Question added:
      • Do all courses delivered remotely have a class time scheduled for a certain day and time?
    • Question removed:
      • Where can I find more information about government resources and aid?
        • Information has expired
    • Questions updated:
      • How will the winter 2021 term be delivered?
        • Information about delivery has been added
      • I have a field placement or co-op scheduled in the fall 2020 term. What should I expect?
        • Removed reference to fall 2020 term
      • Will there be a convocation ceremony?
        • Removed COVID-19 response details; no longer necessary
  • Changes to FAQs: International students
    • Questions updated:
      • I don’t have housing. What can I do?
        • Updated database link
      • Are there government supports for international students?
        • Removed CERB information
      • Who can I speak with if I’m feeling anxious?
        • Updated link to Big White Wall
      • I am not able to pay my utility bills due to COVID-19. What can I do?
        • Updated link to Brantford Power
    • Question removed:       
      • Will the start of the fall term be deferred?
        • No longer necessary
  • Change to Conestoga Residence page:
    • Removed FAQ: When is fall 2020 move-in day?
      • No longer necessary
  • Changes to Returning to Campus: removed dated information specific to summer/fall 

Update: Wednesday, September 30, 2020, 3:15 p.m.

What's changed?

  • Changes to COVID-19 Information page:
    • Updated student information:
      • Removed Government resources for students and recent graduates; most information expired September 30
    • Updated more information:
      • Updated Region of Waterloo link
  • Changes to FAQs: All students (domestic and international):
    • Question added:
      • How will the winter 2021 term be delivered?
    • Questions deleted:
      • How will the fall 2020 term be delivered?
        • No longer necessary to highlight
      • Do all courses that are being delivered remotely in fall 2020 have a class scheduled for a certain day and time?
        • No longer necessary to highlight
      • I require short term accommodation to attend classes on campus. What are my options?
        • No longer relevant; rates discontinued as of October 1
      • I am a first-year student. Will there be an orientation?
        • No longer relevant
      • Where do I find information on the government’s emergency support for students?
        • No longer relevant
    • Question updated:
      • Will there be a convocation ceremony?
        • Information about upcoming virtual ceremonies added
  • Change to Conestoga Residence page:
    • Removed FAQ: I require short term accommodation to attend class on campus. What are my options?
      • No longer relevant; rates discontinued as of October 1

As the situation continues to evolve, further measures may be required to protect the safety and well-being of our college community. Conestoga strongly advises all students and employees to remain apprised of the changing situation.

This page reflects the last three dates of entries. 

If you have questions or suggestions regarding the college’s response to COVID-19 please email COVID19questions@conestogac.on.ca

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