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Special Feature Feb. 17, 2021

Mental Health: Brain, Biology and Your Subjective State

Dr. Josée Jarry, UWindsor Director, Psychological Services and Research Centre (PSRC) explains that while we can't control the onset of hardships, we can prepare our bodies and minds to best meet these challenges.

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Update Feb. 12, 2021

Windsor-Essex Returns to Red-Control Level starting February 16

As announced by the Government of Ontario, effective February 16, 2021, Windsor-Essex will return to the Red–Control level of the Province of Ontario's Keeping Ontario Safe and Open Framework.

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Update Feb. 4, 2021

UWindsor Partners with Hospital to Provide Vaccination Space

Windsor Regional Hospital is partnering with the University of Windsor to establish space in downtown Windsor for a future vaccination site.

Windsor Hall, located at the corner of Pitt and Ferry streets, houses the School of Social Work and the Department of Continuing Education and is being transformed for vaccination needs.

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Update Jan. 29, 2021

Update on Intersession/Summer and Fall Semesters

A message from President Robert Gordon:

This past year has been difficult, and I want to commend all of you for the hard work that you have undertaken during these challenging times. I’m writing with an update about the summer and fall semesters at the University of Windsor.

Given the continued public health risks posed by COVID-19, summer/intersession 2021 will be offered primarily remotely and online. As has been the case with the Winter semester, in-person courses may be available in some programs where current health guidelines allow and learning outcomes require it. The course schedule is expected to be available on UWinsite Student during the week of March 22 and registration will open during the week of April 5.

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Update Jan. 26, 2021

Proactive Testing Clinic Provides Safe Return for Residence

Dr. Mohsan Beg, Clinical Psychologist and Executive Director Student Health, Counselling, & Wellness Services, provides an update on the successful implementation of the on-site COVID-19 testing clinic for international and students in residence.

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Update Jan. 18, 2021

Updated Temporary Building Closures

In an effort to continue to support the Province’s lockdown measures which recently took effect, a new building maintenance protocol will be implemented as of January 21, 2021.

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Update Jan. 14, 2021

On-campus COVID testing to help ensure student safety

An on-campus clinic to test for exposure to COVID-19 will be available Friday, January 15 and Saturday, January 16, to international students arriving at the University, and students arriving for campus residence.

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Update Jan. 13, 2021

Provincial Stay-at-Home Order

As announced by the Government of Ontario, a provincial emergency and stay-at-home order has been declared, effective at 12:01am, January 14, 2021.

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Update Dec. 22, 2020

University confirms three additional COVID cases

The University of Windsor has today confirmed three additional cases of COVID-19 on campus. These latest cases are unrelated to each other or previously reported campus cases.

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Update Dec. 16, 2020

University confirms three additional COVID cases

The University of Windsor has today confirmed three additional cases of COVID-19 on campus. These latest cases are unrelated to each other or previously reported campus cases.

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Update Dec. 16, 2020

Keeping you and our community safe

News update featuring a short video highlighting the collective efforts keeping our community safe.

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Update Dec. 11, 2020

Grey Lockdown effective Monday, December 14, 2020: What does this mean for UWindsor Campus?

As mandated by the Government of Ontario, Windsor and Essex County will move into the Grey - Lockdown Level of the Province of Ontario’s COVID-19 Response Framework, Monday, December 14, 2020 at 12:01 am.

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Update Dec. 11, 2020

WECHU confirms another case of COVID-19 on campus

The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit has confirmed another on-campus case of COVID-19. This latest case is unrelated to previously reported cases. The member of the campus community is self-isolating and all appropriate protocols and cleaning measures have been taken. As with all COVID-19 cases, the WECHU will take the lead on contact tracing. The University continues to work with and support the Health Unit as needed. There is no additional risk to the campus community at this time.

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Update Dec. 3, 2020

WECHU confirms another case of COVID-19 on campus

The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit has confirmed another on-campus case of COVID-19. This latest case is unrelated to previously reported cases. The member of the campus community is self-isolating and all appropriate protocols and cleaning measures have been taken. As with all COVID-19 cases, the WECHU will take the lead on contact tracing. The University continues to work with and support the Health Unit as needed. There is no additional risk to the campus community at this time.

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Update Nov. 30, 2020

WECHU confirms another case of COVID-19 on campus

The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit has confirmed another on-campus case of COVID-19. This latest case is unrelated to previously reported cases. The member of the campus community is self-isolating and all appropriate protocols and cleaning measures have been taken. As with all COVID-19 cases, the WECHU will take the lead on contact tracing. The University continues to work with and support the Health Unit as needed. There is no additional risk to the campus community at this time.

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Update Nov. 27, 2020

WECHU confirms another case of COVID-19 on campus

The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit has confirmed another on-campus case of COVID-19 unrelated to those previously reported. The affected member of the campus community is self-isolating and all appropriate protocols and cleaning measures have been taken. 

As with all COVID-19 cases, the WECHU will lead all contact tracing and UWindsor continues to work with and support the health unit as needed. There is no additional risk to the campus community at this time.

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Update Nov. 23, 2020

On-campus COVID-19 case reporting

A new page on the Return to Campus website is now available here, providing members of the UWindsor community an up-to-date list of confirmed and resolved COVID-19 cases. The listing will only include dates of on-campus cases reported to Health and Safety and confirmed by Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU).  

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Update Nov. 18, 2020

WECHU confirms another case of COVID-19 on campus

The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit has confirmed another on-campus case of COVID-19 unrelated to those previously reported. The affected member of the campus community is self-isolating and all appropriate protocols and cleaning measures have been taken. 

As with all COVID-19 cases, the WECHU will lead all contact tracing and UWindsor continues to work with and support the health unit as needed. There is no additional risk to the campus community at this time.

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Update Nov. 10, 2020

University responds to COVID-19 outbreak in student residence

After investigation by the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit it has advised that an unauthorized gathering held in a student residence on Halloween has led to what is now being declared an outbreak.

“The University of Windsor has quickly taken the appropriate measures in cooperation with the Health Unit – there is no ongoing risk to the students at this time,” said Dr. Wajid Ahmed, WECHU’s Medical Officer of Health.

The University has implemented extensive additional cleaning protocols and affected students have been moved to a separate building location.

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Update Nov. 8, 2020

University sends strong social distancing reminder

The University of Windsor is reminding its campus community to restrict social gatherings and strictly adhere to COVID-19 prevention protocols following additional information it received today from the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit.

The WECHU has advised that an unauthorized Halloween gathering of students is currently being investigated and emphasizes the importance of students following Health Unit and Student Residence regulations around social gatherings. The University is working closely with the WECHU on this matter and will provide more information as it becomes available.

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Update Nov. 5, 2020

WECHU confirms second, unrelated case of COVID-19 at UWindsor

The University of Windsor was informed today by the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit that a second member of the University of Windsor community has tested positive for COVID-19. The confirmed case at a student residence is unrelated to the initial case reported on November 3.

The University has taken the necessary steps to initiate self-isolation requirements in consultation with WECHU, which says there is no current risk to the on-campus community.

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Update Nov. 3, 2020

Member of on-campus community tests positive for COVID-19, WECHU says no risk to campus

The University of Windsor has been advised by the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit that a member of its on-campus community has tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently isolating off campus. The Health Unit says there is no risk to the campus community.

UWindsor is operating under its COVID-19 response plan and working closely with the Health Unit. The University will provide further updates to members of the campus community as they become available.

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Update Nov. 2, 2020

Communication Regarding On-Campus Confirmed Case of COVID-19

The University of Windsor has been advised by the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit that a member of the University’s on-campus community has tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently isolating off campus.

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Update Sept. 17, 2020

Update on Planning for the Winter 2021 Semester

From the Office of the President

As the Fall semester begins, I want to take a moment to celebrate the efforts of our University of Windsor campus community in preparing for this challenging and unpredictable academic year. Throughout the summer, faculty, staff and students have made extraordinary efforts to master new technologies, find new ways to connect, solve the problems of this unfamiliar environment, and create the high-quality learning experiences that inspire passion for learning and lasting connections. We are ready for the Fall semester, and together we will make this year supportive, engaging, and successful.

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