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Information from mycanadaplan for Booth University College’s International Students

April 1, 2020

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS AT BOOTH UNIVERSITY COLLEGE: mycanadaplan hopes that you are keeping well and safe during this time. We realize that many of you may be concerned about your coverage while in Canada and if you are planning to travel. Here is a list of frequently asked questions that we hope will help provide you with helpful information about your plans. Do I have coverage to get tested for the COVID-19 virus? If you are experiencing symptoms of the COVID-19 virus and are advised to

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE FROM BOOTH UNIVERSITY COLLEGE March 31, 2020

March 31, 2020

Booth UC continues to support the health and safety of all Students, Faculty and Staff as we work in partnership with public health officials with regards to COVID-19.  The Crisis Management Team continues to meet regularly. We have been working diligently to respond to this constantly changing situation. As of Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 12:01 a.m., in accordance with the Manitoba Public Health order, only the following essential services will be provided at Booth UC.   Facilities staff will remain on campus to provide oversite

“Bidden or unbidden, God is present”

March 30, 2020

Psalm 13 is only 5 verses long. The first three verses are David’s cry to God for hope and help when he felt alone and overwhelmed. It’s in the context of that setting that he wrote verses 4 and 5:  “But I trust in your unfailing love; my heart rejoices in your salvation. I will sing to the Lord for he has been good to me.”  (italics added) When we sing to the Lord during these days of COVID-19, it’s not because we are naïve or

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE FROM BOOTH UNIVERSITY COLLEGE March 24, 2020

March 24, 2020

Booth UC continues to support the health and safety of all Students, Faculty and Staff as we work in partnership with public health officials with regards to COVID-19.  The Crisis Management Team continues to meet regularly. We have been working diligently to respond to this constantly changing situation. As of Monday, March 23, 2020, all employees (Faculty and Staff) except those in the departments listed below (essential services) are working from home until further notice. At this time, there is at least one person from

“Bidden or unbidden, God is present”

March 23, 2020

Published on March 18, 2020 This phrase is used at the beginning of our Booth UC gatherings to draw us together and to remind us of God’s presence in all circumstances. Of necessity, we have cancelled our gatherings as part of our response to COVID-19, but we do not lose sight of who we are as a community. Going forward I will share a brief email with you each Monday morning to remind us that, “bidden or unbidden, God is present”. It will be a

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE FROM BOOTH UNIVERSITY COLLEGE March 21, 2020

March 21, 2020

Booth UC continues to support the health and safety of all Students, Faculty and Staff as we work in partnership with public health officials with regards to COVID-19.  The Crisis Management Team continues to meet, and we have been working diligently to respond to this constantly changing situation. As of Monday, March 23, 2020, all employees except those in departments listed (essential services) will work from home. There will be someone onsite at the University College from our Facilities, Hospitality, Student Services, and Library Departments.

A Message from President Marjory Kerr

March 16, 2020

Dear students, faculty, staff and the extended Booth University College community, During this time of uncertainty regarding COVID-19, Booth UC is actively engaged in supporting the efforts of public health authorities to help restrain the spread of the virus. Our priority is to take action that will minimize health risks to those on campus, and, by extension, within the communities in which we live. Conditions continue to change at a rapid pace and we are currently undergoing a two-day pause in classes to give our

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE FROM BOOTH UNIVERSITY COLLEGE March 16, 2020

Booth UC continues to support the health and safety of all Students, Faculty and Staff as we work in partnership with public health officials with regards to COVID-19.  The Booth UC Crisis Management Team continues to meet on a regular basis to ensure that we respond appropriately to this constantly changing situation. As of Monday, March 16, 2020 Waldron Building (447 Webb Place) is closed to the public.  Only students, employees and people providing essential services will be permitted to enter the building.  While keeping

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE FROM BOOTH UNIVERSITY COLLEGE March 15, 2020

March 15, 2020

Booth UC continues to support the health and safety of all Students, Faculty and Staff as we work in partnership with public health officials with regards to COVID-19.  To this effect, and in response to further government and public health announcements since our last update on Saturday, in-person classes are cancelled on March 16 and 17, 2020. Alternate plans for the completion of the academic term will be announced by end of day on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. All Booth UC sponsored public events between

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE FROM BOOTH UNIVERSITY COLLEGE March 14, 2020

March 14, 2020

Booth UC continues to support the health and safety of all students, faculty and staff as we work in partnership with public health officials with regards to COVID-19. At this time, Booth UC will remain open.  However, we are aware of changing circumstances in light of COVID-19.   We encourage all Staff, Faculty and Students to practice social distancing, continue to wash hands, use sanitizers and wipes as provided, and limit or cancel non-essential in-person meetings /gatherings.    While keeping Booth UC operational is our plan at this time,