In response to COVID-19, all of us have been tasked with a shared responsibility to protect each other.
Queen’s commends faculty and staff for rising to unprecedented challenges posed by COVID-19 with skill, patience, care, and creativity. With your collective efforts, Queen’s continues to navigate new terrain and deliver on our promise of excellence.
To ensure that you are supported in your daily tasks, work-life balance, health and wellness, and remote operations, we encourage you to explore and make use of the resources available to you.
There are many resources and services available to assist Queen’s faculty and staff in navigating their remote work experience during COVID-19. Our Human Resources department is ready with information and guidance on:
- Work guidelines and resources
- IT Support
- Health, wellness, and family support
- Policy and procedure updates
- Financial support
- Career and employment support
All university-sponsored travel is suspended. Queen’s University has suspended all university-sponsored travel outside of Canada indefinitely. This affects students, staff, and faculty and includes all future exchange, study abroad, letters of permission, faculty-led programs, internships, research placements, community-engaged learning, practicums, and conferences. This suspension also applies to incoming travel by visitors outside of Canada coming to Queen’s. In specific circumstances, waivers may be granted. Please email the Office of the Vice-Provost, International.
In responding to COVID-19, it is important that we continue to support the university’s research mission. Faculty and staff engaged in research at Queen’s are urged to visit the Vice-Principal (Research) site for frequent updates on impacts to research policies, procedures, and operations.