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Upcoming Academic Terms: Info and Plans

Health & Safety

  • The University is following the guidelines and recommendations for dealing with COVID-19 set out by the Government of Canada, particularly the Public Health Agency of Canada, and by the Saskatchewan Health Authority.

  • These are the government authorities and officials with the training, knowledge and expertise required to manage issues such as the spread of COVID-19 and other contagious diseases.

  • Find out more about:

    • what the University is doing to reduce the risk of COVID-19 exposure/transmission;

    • response procedures if a student, faculty, or staff member is ill; and,
    • other possible actions.

Free Flu Vaccination Clinics for Students

With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continuing to pose a public health threat, and the traditional influenza season soon approaching, it is more important than ever to get vaccinated against the seasonal flu in order to keep yourself and those around you safe. The flu vaccine is a safe, effective way to help people stay healthy, prevent illness, and save lives.

Clinic Dates and Times

The Flu Clinics for 2020 are complete. 

If you have any questions related to the flu vaccination clinic please call 306-541-5559 or email

Clean campus

  • Custodial Services has a critical role in the University’s efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19 on our campuses and are "cleaning for health"- focusing their attention on rigorously cleaning and thoroughly disinfecting priority, public areas on campus.
  • The disinfectant used by the University is certified to kill coronaviruses and the usual cleaning products are effective in killing the virus.
  • Steps to help stop or slow the spread of COVID-19, include:
    • Ensuring washrooms are cleaned, disinfected and remain stocked with soap, paper towels and toilet paper
    • Closing some secondary washrooms to limit traffic
    • Increasing focus on disinfecting high touch surfaces (light switches, handrails, elevator buttons/railings, doorknobs, faucet/toilet handles, table tops, vanities, and vending machines)
    • Equipping high traffic areas equipped with alcohol-based hand sanitizer stations when supplies arrive
    • Sweeping and washing main floors daily
    • Continuing waste and recycling services

Protect yourself against viruses and other illnesses

  • Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze with a tissue or the bend of your elbow
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water.
  • Using alcohol-based hand sanitizer is the next best method.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are ill.

Staying safe at work

  • If faculty and staff feel their work is unusually dangerous, they are to contact their direct supervisor immediately.
  • The supervisor is to contact
  • Faculty and staff have the right to refuse work where they have reasonable grounds and believe they are being asked to perform work that is unusually dangerous.
  • A review by the U of R Occupational Health and Safety Committee will be required.
  • For further information please see Article 20 (CUPE 5791) and Section 3-31 The Saskatchewan Employment Act.

Harassment or discrimination related to COVID-19

  • The University is committed to creating and maintaining an environment in which members of the University community can live, work and learn in a collegial climate of mutual respect, free of harassment and discrimination.
  • Harassment and discrimination are, fundamentally, a selective denial of the basic human right to be treated with dignity and respect.
  • If you feel you have been discriminated against or harassed, you should report this behaviour to the Respectful University Coordinator at or 306-585-5400.
  • If you need immediate assistance because you fear for your personal safety, contact 911 or for an on-campus safety concern contact Campus Security Services at 306-585-4999 (24 hrs a day/7 days a week).