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COVID-19 Announcements from AUSU

Your AU Students’ Union is doing our part to help minimize the spread of COVID-19. The AUSU team members will work from home until further notice. The best way to reach the Students’ Union is by email at We will get back to you as soon as possible. We are aware of impacts of COVID-19 on your studies, and are dedicated to keeping students informed about updates being provided by the University, as well as the impacts to your studies and the resources currently available to you.

COVID-19 Announcements from Athabasca University

For updates related to COVID-19 and related impacts to your Athabasca University studies, please check the AU website:

AU has outlined some great supports for students impacted by COVID-19, including free course extensions, exam re-booking fees waived, and who to contact with questions. If you have any questions not answered in the links above, please contact and AU will answer your questions as quickly as possible.  

 Mental Health Support

AU has a mental health and wellness program through Homewood Health to provide students free counselling, as well as coaching and services on mental health & wellness. If you are looking for immediate support from a professional counsellor, have your AU student ID number handy and call Homewood Health: 1-800-663-1142 (English) / 1-866-398-9505 (French) 1-888-384-1152 (TTY/hearing impaired) 1-877-301-4776 (Outside of Canada)  

We urge everyone to be kind and patient, wash your hands, practice social distancing, and stay safe!

COVID-19 Health & Safety Information

We recommend all students follow the advice of the public health officials in their jurisdiction for ways to mitigate the spread of the virus and to keep safe.   Canada: Government of Canada COVID-19 page Canada’s Economic Response Plan   Alberta: Government of Alberta COVID-19 page COVID-19 Support for Albertans Alberta Health Services COVID-19 page   Ontario Government of Ontario COVID-19 Page British Columbia Government of British Columbia COVID-19 Page British Columbia Centre for Disease Control COVID-19 Page   Quebec Government of Quebec COVID-19 Page Quebec COVID-19 FAQ’s Page   Saskatchewan Government of Saskatchewan COVID-19 Page   Manitoba Government of Manitoba COVID-19 Page   Nova Scotia Nova Scotia COVID-19 Page   New Brunswick New Brunswick COVID-19 Page   Newfoundland and Labrador Newfoundland and Labrador COVID-19 Page   Prince Edward Island Prince Edward Island COVID-19 Page   Nunavut Nunavut COVID-19 Page   Northwest Territories Northwest Territories COVID-19 Page Yukon Government of Yukon COVID-19 Page   We will post further updates as soon as we are able.

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