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COVID-19 (Updated: May 11, 2020)


This is a list of archived updates that have been communicated university-wide through the News Centre. If you are looking for updates to a specific area, please see the left-hand side bar.


May 11, 2020 - Exam schedule now live. The University of Winnipeg’s spring/summer 2020 exam schedule is now live, and this year it’s easier than ever for students to navigate. Read more.

May 4, 2020 - Spring term undreway with nearly 300 classes online. For students who need help with their spring term registration, support is available through Student Central. Read more.

April 13, 2020 - Video Update from Dr. Annette Trimbee. Greetings from University of Winnipeg President and Vice-Chancellor.  View now.

Alternative final grade options permitted for 2019-2020 courses. Students may exclude final grades in their GPA calculation for any course work completed in the Fall/Winter 2019-2020 and Winter 2020 terms (except for condensed Education courses that ended March 13). Read more.

April 6, 2020 - Update for UWinnipeg students. The Voluntary Withdrawal (VW) deadline for winter term (January 2020 - April 2020) and fall/winter term (September 2019 - April 2020) has now been extended to April 21. Read more. 

March 30, 2020 - Update for UWinnipeg students. The voluntary withdrawal deadline for both winter 2020 term (January to April 2020) and fall/winter 2019-20 term (September 2019 to April 2020) has been extended to April 6. Read more. 

March 23, 2020 - All campus buildings will close until further notice. Access will be limited to those who are delivering essential services, such as security, physical plant, food services and residence staff. Read more.

March 19, 2020 - The voluntary withdrawal date has been changed. Students now have until March 31, 2020 to voluntarily withrdaw from Winter term courses. Read more.

March 17, 2020 - Campus hours have changed in light of reduced activity. Beginning Wednesday, March 18 — the campus will open from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday, and is closed on weekends. This schedule will continue until further notice. Read more.

March 16, 2020 - No in-person classes or exams this term Exams may be conducted online, via Nexus, or other means. Students will learn by March 20 how final grades will be determined. Read more.

March 13, 2020 - Campus update on COVID-19 response All in-person classes and labs will be suspended for the remainder of the winter term. Essential services will remain open, some facilities will close. Read more.

March 12, 2020 - Campus update on COVID-19 response The University of Winnipeg has chosen to postpone three upcoming events: the Awards Night of Excellence (Thursday, March 19), Graduation Pow Wow (Saturday, March 21), and Spring Feast (Friday, March 27). Read more.

March 10, 2020 - UWinnipeg response to COVID-19 The risk of acquiring COVID-19 in Manitoba remains very low, and there are currently no laboratory-confirmed cases identified in the province. Read more.

March 2, 2020 - Follow government guidelines for prevention of novel coronavirus While the risk of acquiring COVID-19 in Manitoba remains low, and there are currently no laboratory-confirmed cases identified in the province, we are closely monitoring the situation, and will continue to provide updates on The University of Winnipeg website as information becomes available. Read more