The health and safety of students, staff and faculty, and the public are the first priority for NSCAD University’s decisions and actions throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic.
As we prepare to welcome new and returning students to NSCAD’s Winter 2021 semester, we remind everyone that our campus operations and course delivery will look different this year to meet the requirements of public health directives.
In particular, it is extremely important that students coming to Nova Scotia from outside Atlantic Canada:
Please review the new self-isolation rules for Nova Scotia listed below:
Protecting yourself and others from COVID-19
Following Nova Scotia’s directive, NSCAD requires the use of non-medical masks or face coverings in all indoor common spaces on our campuses to prevent the potential spread of COVID-19.
In addition to wearing a mask, the best way to protect yourself and others is to always practice social distancing, regardless of age, health and fitness levels, travel history or other risk factors. It’s important to remain calm, support each other, and remember that no one is immune.
Here’s what you can do to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19:
All communications distributed by NSCAD work to support our community and follow direction from government and health authorities. Visit this page regularly for updates on NSCAD’s response to the pandemic.
Since February 10, 2020, NSCAD’s Crisis Management Committee has planned for, and responded to, the pandemic as it evolves, following direction from Nova Scotia Public Health Authority, the province’s Chief Medical Officer of Health and Nova Scotia Labour and Advanced Education.
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