Laurier is making daily decisions and service adjustments to contain the spread of COVID-19. Our goal is to keep the Laurier community informed of these updates in a timely and accurate manner. Visit the wlu.ca/coronavirus website for the latest information and the Remote Learning Student Hub site for academic, mental health and social supports.
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August 11 key updates:
- 5 Keys to Success in Virtual Courses – Laurier has developed some recommended strategies to help support you with remote and online learning during the virtual fall term. More information on the keys to success are available on the student website.
- Fend Off Digital Fatigue – The sudden, unanticipated shift to a virtual world as a result of the pandemic has required students to adjust to a new way of learning and socializing. Laurier’s Wellness Education Coordinator, Sarah Syrett, shares some tips to help manage and prevent digital fatigue during remote learning.
- Information for incoming first-year, undergraduate Hawks | Laurier 101
- The Laurier Library has expanded access to books and print resources through a Bookmobile service for contactless delivery and pickup. The Books to Go service is available to all Laurier students (graduate and undergraduate) in Waterloo, Brantford, and Kitchener. Digitization and Scanning services from Laurier’s print collection to support online and remote learning and e-reserves has resumed. Please note that the Library buildings remain closed. For more details, visit the library’s website.
- First-year students can register to participate in Program Chats for a chance to meet faculty, staff, students and advisors from their program. Not all programs have scheduled Program Chats, so review the dates and registration links listed in Laurier Life on MyLearningSpace.
- Instructional plans for Fall 2020 graduate and undergraduate courses can be found on the student website.
- Fall semester FAQs.