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Campus Alerts
Campus Wide Emergencies and Closures

Visit St. Jerome's University's COVID-19 Repsonse - Working Together | 2m Apart website for more information and updates about the return to campus. University of Waterloo updates are available on the University's COVID-19 Information  page.


SJU COVID-19 Updates

Please visit our COVID-19 Response – Working Together | 2m Apart webpages for up-to-date information about St. Jerome’s University’s response to the pandemic.

In the event of an emergency on campus linked to COVID-19, updates will be provided in both the ALERTS and on the COVID-19 Response “Updates” website pages.  


Class Cancellations


  • All in-person course activity is cancelled until the end of the fall term, including in-person final exams. Course work and exams/assessments are being offered either remotely or through online formats.
Closure Guidelines
Inclement Weather

St. Jerome's University is aligned with the Weather Closing Guidelines of the University of Waterloo. 

In the unfortunate event that the University has been officially closed due to severe weather conditions, the local media [radio stations: CKGL (570 AM), KFUN (99.5 FM), CHYM (96.7 FM), and KOOL-FM (105.3 FM)] will be contacted. Students, staff, and faculty can tune in or check both of the university's social media accounts for closure notices by 7 a.m.


Cancellation of Classes

If an instructor must cancel a class for any reason notice will also be posted above, and also on the front doors of the academic buildings and classrooms.

Access Closure due to Maintenance

Elevator Out of Service

Location: SJ1

Reason:  Major Maintenance

Duration: April 27, 2022, for 5-6 weeks


Access to the second and third floor of SJ (including the library, DRAGEN Lab, Well-Link Lab, classrooms, The New Quarterly office, and Finance and Human Resources departments) is limited to stairs.

Students requiring accommodations should contact the University of Waterloo Accessibility Services at:

For SJU library assistance:

Enquiries may be directed to St. Jerome’s University’s Director, Facilities: