COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Updates

Please visit this page for the most recent updates on COVID-19 from the Faculty Association as they relate to your working conditions and your rights and benefits under the Collective Agreement.

If you have any questions about what the Faculty Association has been doing, or should be doing regarding changes happening at UVic related to COVID-19, please contact:

Lynne Marks at presidentfa@uvic.ca
Ben Johnson at rcafa@uvic.ca


Update – October 5, 2021

  • Campus Vaccination Numbers
  • Ongoing work with CUFA BC

Update – September 29, 2021

  • Rapid Testing
  • Thrive App
  • Undeclared / Audits on Proof of Vaccination
  • Masks
  • COVID Cases on Campus

Update – September 17, 2021

  • Masks
  • COVID Cases
  • Rapid Testing
  • Some Positive News
  • Encouraging Students to Vote

Update – September 8, 2021

  • Update on Masking policies and procedures
  • Students ill with COVID

Update – September 3, 2021

  • New PHO Orders for Fall 2021
  • Masking
  • Microphones in classes
  • Meetings and office hours
  • Vaccination and rapid testing

Update – August 27, 2021

  • Welcome News! Announcement of Fall 2021 Rapid Testing Program

Update – August 25, 2021

  • New mask & vaccine guidelines announced
  • Stage 3 and Universities
  • Pivot Online?
  • Ventilation

Update – August 10, 2021

Update – August 07, 2021

  • Results from Fall 2021 Health & Safety Survey
  • Vaccine Mandates
  • Building Ventilation

Update– July 26, 2021

  • Campus Reopening
  • Fall Plans
  • Medical Accommodation

Update – June 02, 2021

Update – April 27, 2021

  • Fall Teaching
  • Seeking Accommodations
  • Health & Safety

Update – March 11, 2021

  • Face-to-face teaching in Fall 2021
  • Fall Teaching Survey

Update – March 5, 2021

  • Tax forms for working from home

Update – February 22, 2021

  • Student Accommodations

Update – February 10, 2021

  • New LOU on Salary Evaluations
  • CES

Update – January 25, 2021

  • Summer Teaching
  • Salary Evaluations

Update – January 18, 2021

  • Summer Teaching

Update – December 15, 2020

  • CES
  • Workload Supports
  • Advice for January
  • More to come

Update – October 13, 2020

  • CES Policy Extension
  • Study Leave Deferral
  • Workload Supports
  • Accommodation on the Basis of Disability and Family Status

Update – September 14, 2020

  • Furniture for Working from Home
  • Op-ed on Post-secondary Funding
  • Sexualized Violence Policy Survey
  • Caregiving Issues
  • Workshop for Early in Career Faculty
  • Ongoing Issues

Update – August 17, 2020

  • Welcoming our New President
  • Fall Teaching Issues
  • Recording and Downloading Lectures
  • LMS issues
  • Health and Safety Issues

Update – August 17, 2020

  • Recording and Downloading Lectures
  • Student Consent for Recording Lectures and Class Discussions
  • Student Downloading and Posting of Course Materials

Update – August 7, 2020

  • TA Support and Online Teaching
  • Funding for Purchase of Equipment to Enable Working from Home
  • Intellectual Property and On-Line Teaching
  • Hiring Freeze Lifted
  • Other Questions

Update – July 2, 2020

  • Brightspace/Online teaching
  • Library Recall Services
  • Anti-Racism Initiatives

Update – June 15, 2020

  • Survey Results and Workload Toolkit
  • Supports for Online Teaching: Further Details

Update – June 9, 2020

  • New Learning Management System

Update – May 22, 2020

  • Fall Term Teaching
  • Options and Accommodations in Starting to Open Up the University
  • Supports for Online Teaching

Update – April 17, 2020

  • Clarifications on the LOU
  • Administrative Leave
  • Other COVID-19 Related Issues

Update – April 10, 2020

  • Letter of Understanding
  • RPT Deferrals for Pre-tenure and Pre-continuing Appointment Faculty
  • CES
  • Deadlines for Career Progress Reviews and for Reappointment, Promotion etc.
  • Deferring Current and Future Study Leaves
  • Furniture, Computers and Working Remotely
  • Supporting our Students

Update – April 4, 2020

  • Working from Home
  • Office Access
  • Child/Eldercare Accommodations
  • Resources for Summer Teaching
  • Cancelled Field Schools

Update – March 27, 2020

  • Summer Online Teaching
  • Research Issues​
  • Association Leverage
  • Concerns about other Members of the Campus Community
  • FA Facebook Group

Update – March 21, 2020

  • FA Summer Session Course Delivery Survey
  • Working from Home
  • Survey on Summer Courses
  • Scheduling Online Tests, Assignments and Exams ​on CourseSpaces
  • Building Community: Facebook Group

Update – March 17, 2020

  • Revised Policies
  • Planning for Moving Courses Away from Face-to-face Delivery
  • Attending Meetings
  • ​Salary Evaluation
  • CES

Update – March 13, 2020

  • Completing the Teaching Term

 

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https://www.uvic.ca/covid-19/

 

 

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