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
Ben Johnson at

Brightspace, Library Services, and Anti-Racism Initiatives – July 2, 2020

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


Survey Results and Workload Toolkit – June 15, 2020

  • Supports for Online Teaching: Further Details


New Learning Management System – June 9, 2020


Fall Term Teaching – May 22, 2020

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


Clarifications on the LOU – April 17, 2020

  • Administrative Leave
  • Other COVID-19 Related Issues


Letter of Understanding – April 10, 2020

  • 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


Working From Home, Office Access & Child/Eldercare Accommodations – April 4, 2020

  • Resources for Summer Teaching
  • Cancelled Field Schools


Summer Online Teaching & FA Facebook Page – March 27, 2020

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


FA Summer Session Course Delivery Survey – March 21, 2020

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


Revised Policies – March 17, 2020

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


Completing the Teaching Term – March 13, 2020





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