McMaster Archive

March 30, 2020

COVID-19 Update: March 30, 2020

Information on staying safe, managing social isolation, tech advice and campus buildings.

March 27, 2020

The quiet heroes of this disquieting time: President’s letter

‘We have the opportunity now to focus on what is important, and to find our way through this crisis with strengthened ties to each other . . .

March 24, 2020

COVID-19 update: March 24, 2020

Updates on spring convocation, what “essential services” means at McMaster, and IT support for students.

March 20, 2020

Looking for something to do this weekend? Join our (virtual) scavenger hunt

Join us on social media for a do-it-yourself scavenger hunt!

March 20, 2020

Together, we are meeting the challenge: President’s letter

“I cannot tell you how proud I am of our institution.”

March 19, 2020

COVID-19 update: March 19, 2020

Students have now heard from their instructors about how their classes and exams will proceed.

March 18, 2020

COVID-19 update: March 18, 2020

McMaster’s libraries will be moving to exclusively online services at of 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 18, 2020.

March 17, 2020

Information for students moving out of residence

To help reduce the spread of COVID-19, McMaster has made the difficult choice to require all students to move out of residence as soon as possible, but no later than Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 4 p.m.

March 17, 2020

Virtual and online supports available for instructors

The MacPherson Institute is offering a variety of virtual and online supports, resources and consultations to assist instructors as they adjust their courses and evaluations for end-of-term.

March 16, 2020

Time to take care of each other and our communities: President’s letter

“Now is not the time to worry about having perfect answers. It is the time to work together in the best ways we can.”

March 15, 2020

COVID-19 update: March 15, 2020 4:30 pm

The University remains open, but some campus operations are changing. This update includes details about what will be open and closed, as well as information for employees about working from home.

March 15, 2020

COVID-19 Update: March 15, 2020

In-person classes have been ended as of March 13, 2020, and in-person exams will not be held at the end of term. As well, there . . .

March 13, 2020

A St. Patrick’s Day reminder for our community

In anticipation of this year’s events, McMaster will be working with Hamilton Police and city bylaw officers to make sure the neighbourhoods around our campus stay safe and peaceful.

March 13, 2020

A letter from our president

McMaster in-person classes for undergraduate and graduate students will end at the end of day Friday March 13th and no in-person exams will be held at the end of this term.

March 12, 2020

Changes to university travel and events

McMaster is cancelling all discretionary events and encouraging all employees to avoid travelling outside of Canada. These new measures, which are effective immediately, underscore the . . .

March 11, 2020

COVID-19 Update: March 11, 2020

New travel information for undergraduate and graduate students, a guide for supervisors, and information about a positive COVID-19 test at Hamilton’s Juravinski Cancer Centre.

March 11, 2020

Three Science faculty members recognized for research excellence

Colleagues have awarded Faculty of Science Research Chairs to Louis Schmidt, Gillian Goward and Martin Gibala.

March 10, 2020

Two Marauders named U Sports top 100 women’s basketball players of the century

Lindsay Sutherland (DeGroot) and Danielle Boiago named to Top 100 list, which marks the 100th anniversary of the first Canadian university women's basketball match.

March 10, 2020

COVID-19 update: March 10, 2020

Updates including preparations for potential online class delivery, new travel advice and a message about inclusivity.

March 9, 2020

Staying in residence this summer a great option for students studying or working on campus

McMaster is offering students the chance to stay in residence this summer at a special student-only rate.