Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering’s Response to COVID-19

Latest on coronavirus (COVID-19)

This page serves to supplement the notices posted by the University of Toronto and the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering.

U of T cancels in-person exams, delays in-person classes due to Omicron variant

December 16, 2021

The University of Toronto will not be holding in-person exams effective Dec. 16 and will delay most in-person learning until Jan. 31 to help curb the spread of COVID-19 amid the emergence of the Omicron variant. Online exams will proceed as scheduled and some in-person exams may move to online delivery. Individual divisions will be in contact with students and instructors to confirm arrangements, U… Read more »

U of T requires COVID-19 self-assessments before visiting campus

October 26, 2020

In line with provincial regulation and public health guidance, the University of Toronto is requiring anyone coming to one of its three campuses to complete a COVID-19 health screening by conducting a self-assessment each day before they visit. UCheck, the university’s online self-assessment tool introduced in September, is the easiest and most secure way to complete a self-assessment. UCheck asks users questions such as whether they… Read more »

Important Notice re Survey Camp

April 3, 2020

Dear CIV & MIN 2T2s, It is with mixed emotions that I am writing to let you know the Department has taken the difficult decision to cancel CME358 (a.k.a. Survey Camp) for the summer of 2020. I know this may come as a disappointment, but in light of the accommodations and facilities at camp, the unknown trajectory of this public health crisis, and an unwavering… Read more »

Notice about Survey Camp 2020

March 23, 2020

Hello CIV and MIN Second Year Students, We hope that you are keeping well and that you and your family are safe. Some of you may be wondering about whether Survey Camp will go ahead this summer and we wanted to give you an update about that. It is still too early for us to make a decision about whether Survey Camp will go forward… Read more »

What’s Open and Closed in the Department

March 17, 2020

Office of Student Services Closed to in-person traffic. Contact Chair’s Office Closed to in-person traffic. Contact Business Office Closed to in-person traffic. Please note that to align with social-distancing practices, financial policies regarding hand-written (wet) signatures and original receipts will be temporarily waived when required. Scanned receipts and emailed approvals will be accepted, with the original receipts or hand-written signatures to be provided at… Read more »

Graduate Student FAQ’s during the COVID-19 Disruption

March 17, 2020
[Check the SGS website for the most up to date information] Dear Graduate Students, We understand that some graduate students are faced with difficult decisions regarding whether to leave University of Toronto campuses, and/or the city, and return home, given the increasing challenges with travel arrangements and advice around social distancing. While each student has a unique set of circumstances and will have to evaluate… Read more »

Departmental computer labs now available for remote access

March 17, 2020

Departmental labs have now had their PCs added for remote connections bringing the pool size to almost 800 PCs. The ECF Remote Desktop website now includes the Departmental labs you would normally have access to. If you had ECF access during the term you should have access now. You cannot camp idly on a remote connection. The        the system will eventually end your… Read more »

Student Services Office’s Response to COVID-19

March 16, 2020

We hope that you are keeping well during this tumultuous time.  We want to keep you updated on how we plan to keep supporting you in the coming days and weeks. Considering recent recommendations from public health officials, we will be doing our part to help halt the spread of COVID-19.  Starting today, Monday March 16th, the Student Services Office  will be closed to in-person… Read more »

Student Services Contact Information during COVID-19 related disruptions

March 16, 2020

Shayni Curtis-Clarke Undergraduate Student Advisor On vacation until March 23. Contact in the meantime. (416) 978-5905 Keenan Dixon Communications (416) 978-0945 Colleen Kelly Graduate Programs Coordinator Email consultations available. Phone consultations by appointment. Use email to schedule consultations. (416) 978-5904 Sandra Lima Borges Departmental Assistant (416) 978-3099 Alison Morley Admissions & Recruitment Coordinator (416) 946-8028 Nelly Pietropaolo Director, Student… Read more »

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