Update archive

This is a list of archived updates from the main landing page of UVic's COVID-19 website.


April 1, 2020 (1 p.m.)

  • A message from President Cassels: Navigating challenging times together. Read update.

March 30, 2020 (2 p.m.)

  • UVic is postponing the Convocation ceremonies previously scheduled for June 8 to 12. Read update.

March 27, 2020 (4:15 p.m.)

  • UVic is offering grading options for students this term, in an effort to help ensure academic quality and support student success, as well as to alleviate stress during these challenging times. Read update.

March 26, 2020 (4 p.m.)

  • Message from Vice-President Kuehne: The University of Victoria is working to move summer session course offerings online, allowing students to continue to progress through their degree programs. Read update.

March 20, 2020 (10 a.m.)

  • Message from President Cassels: An update on the measures the University of Victoria is taking to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic in our community. Read update.

March 19, 2020 (6 p.m.)

  • Message from President Cassels: The university has its first confirmed case of a community member testing positive for COVID-19. Read update.

March 18, 2020 (8:50 p.m.)

  • Starting March 19, UVic is transitioning a number of services for students from in-person to alternative forms of delivery. Read update.

March 17, 2020 (3:45 p.m.)

  • On March 18, UVic will be publishing guidance to unit leaders to facilitate the introduction of a principled approach to working remotely. Read update.

March 16, 2020 (4:30 p.m.)

  • Update on COVID-19: All undergraduate students planning to travel home may now do so. Read update.

March 13, 2020 (4:30 p.m.)

  • Update from President Cassels on COVID-19: Effective Monday, March 16, UVic is transitioning from face-to-face to alternative modes of instruction and evaluation for the remainder of this term. Read update.

March 12, 2020 (6:15 p.m.)

  • UVic introduces new measures regarding international travel and large gatherings in response to COVID-19. Read update.

March 11, 2020 (8:45 p.m.)

  • First case of COVID-19 has been reported in the region. Read update.

March 10, 2020 (7 p.m.)

  • President Jamie Cassels provides an update on UVic's efforts to be prepared for the COVID-19 virus. Read update.