September 14, 2021 Update:
AST is excited to welcome students, faculty and staff back to campus for Fall term. We remain committed to ensuring the safety of our community, and requires that all students, residents, faculty, and staff coming to the campus to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as soon as possible and by October 13. Students, residents, faculty, and staff who are not fully vaccinated will have to undergo COVID-19 testing twice a week.
And we strongly encourage and continue to expect students, residents, staff and faculty to follow all precautions:
- Maintain social distancing of two meters
- Wear a non-medical mask when you are not able to socially distance
- Wash and sanitize your hands
- Stay home if you are unwell or exhibit symptoms of illness, including Covid-19
- Become fully vaccinated, if possible, at your earliest opportunity
- Get tested regularly
April 28, 2021 Update:
Like many of you across Canada, our province is now seeing an increase in new Covid cases. The provincial government has today announced a period of lockdown for all of Nova Scotia and AST will comply with the new directives. Those faculty and staff who had returned to campus will move to a remote work footing. Essential staff will remain on the AST grounds and we thank them for their dedication to AST during these times.
October 19 Update:
July 27 Update:
Masks must be worn on campus in all public spaces.
July 23 Update:
Chapel, music, worship activities, and academic events (including Week One)
- These activities will take place online only until at least the end of the Fall Term.
- Frequency and format of these activities will be determined by the appropriate group (i.e., Worship Committee, Week One Committee, etc.), in consultation with the Academic Dean
Signage and movement management
o Maximum occupancy for each room and for the Library elevator (one elevator on campus)
o Physical Distancing Poster (throughout campus)
o Proper Hand washing Protocol (all washrooms)
o Public Health Measures for Everyone (throughout campus)
o Self-Isolation Fact sheet (in residence)
o Follow One Way Traffic (throughout campus)
o Floor - Stand Here (at service counters and other areas as needed)
Cleaning and disinfecting
March 16 Update:
Effective immediately, AST’s library and campus will be closed to the public. All chapel services will be cancelled until further notice.
March 15 Update:
In keeping with this public health direction, AST is moving as quickly as possible to offer classes online. Effective today, on-campus classes are suspended and will be moving to virtual course delivery as soon as things can be arranged.
Students: you will hear from your instructors about the plan for your specific course(s). Some course requirements may be modified, given the circumstances. Please note that all students who complete course requirements successfully this term will receive course credit. Those on track to graduate in Spring 2020 can still graduate.