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Campus Alerts
Campus Wide Emergencies and Closures

September 1, 2020 - COVID-19 Update

  • Fall term will begin September 8, 2020. In-person course activity will not be offered. All courses and exams will take place online.
  • For the safety of our students and employees, the SJU campus will be closed to the public as of 10:00a.m. on Saturday, March 21, 2020. 


Visit St. Jerome's University's COVID-19 Repsonse - Working Together | 2m Apart website for more information.


Visit COVID-19 Information website for the latest University of Waterloo updates.

SJU COVID-19 Updates

Please visit our COVID-19 Response – Working Together | 2m Apart webpages for up-to-date information about St. Jerome’s University’s response to the pandemic.

In the event of an emergency on campus linked to COVID-19, updates will be provided in both the ALERTS and on the COVID-19 Response “Updates” website pages.  


Class Cancellations


  • All in-person course activity is cancelled until the end of the fall term, including in-person final exams. Course work and exams/assessments are being offered either remotely or through online formats.
Closure Guidelines
Inclement Weather

St. Jerome's University is aligned with the Weather Closing Guidelines of the University of Waterloo. 

In the unfortunate event that the University has been officially closed due to severe weather conditions, the local media [radio stations: CKGL (570 AM), KFUN (99.5 FM), CHYM (96.7 FM), and KOOL-FM (105.3 FM)] will be contacted. Students, staff, and faculty can tune in or check both of the university's social media accounts for closure notices by 7 a.m.


Cancellation of Classes

If an instructor must cancel a class for any reason notice will also be posted above, and also on the front doors of the academic buildings and classrooms.