TRU COVID-19 Response

TRU recognizes many individuals within our university community have questions regarding COVID-19.

The university continues to monitor the situation and review the most up-to-date information and recommendations available through regional and provincial medical-health officers. For the latest information in British Columbia, visit the BC Centre for Disease Control website.

To see TRU’s institutional safety plan for our limited resumption of activities this fall, please visit our Risk Management Services area of our website.

Refer to the student, employee and health and safety frequently asked questions about COVID-19, which we will update as new information is available. Check for updates regularly.

Should you have additional questions, you can connect with us through the following email: covid19info@tru.ca


Updates
Date Update
July 9 Employees FAQ: Four additions regarding safety plan and training
July 7 Students FAQ: Addition regarding student fees
July 6 Employees FAQ: Addition regarding safety plan
June 26 Students FAQ: Update on trades
June 24 Employees FAQ: Updates regarding working from home
June 18 Employees FAQ: Updates regarding office use
June 16 Students FAQ: Updates and addition on course delivery
June 16 Employees FAQ: Updates and addition on course delivery
June 5 Employees FAQ: Updates regarding open areas of campus
June 5 Technical Requirements for Alternative Delivery: New page added
June 3 Employees FAQ: Update clarifying restrictions and access on campus
June 2 Employees FAQ: Update on budget and staffing
May 26 Students FAQ: Additions and updates as marked
May 26 Employees FAQ: Additions and updates as marked
May 22 COVID-19: Updates: TRU fall and winter course schedules now available
May 22 Employees FAQ: Update: Moodle for alternate delivery
May 21 Employees FAQ: Update: Remote working to continue
May 21 Employees FAQ: Updates as marked
May 20 Employees FAQ: COVID-19 Update: Budget and staffing implications
May 15 Health and Safety: Update to "I feel overwhelmed: Where can I get help?"
May 14 Faculty FAQ: Updates as marked
May 14 Students FAQ: Minor revisions as marked
May 8 Students FAQ: Updates and additions as marked
May 8 Faculty FAQ: Additions as marked
May 7 Video message: What BC's Go-Forward Strategy Means for TRU
May 6 Message to Students: Preparing for Upcoming Terms
May 6 Message to Employees: Preparing for Upcoming Terms
May 1 Open Learning: Revisions throughout as marked

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