COVID-19 Updates

Overview

Information for the Sheridan community – April 2, 2020

This page is the primary resource for everyone at Sheridan for information regarding our response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. The situation is rapidly and continually evolving. Updates to this page are made frequently. Please continue to check back for the latest information.

All Sheridan campuses are closed until further notice.

This means that students and staff are not allowed on campus. Please practice physical distancing and adhere to Public Health recommendations. We all have a part to play in protecting the health of our communities.

Cancellations & Closures

While our campuses are closed, we're still here to support you!

Our services and business operations have transitioned to alternative formats, with staff working remotely to support you online and/or over the phone. Please connect with us!

Student Support Services

Be like Bruno

Be like Bruno — do your part by staying apart

Emergency Financial Support

COVID-19 Emergency Financial Aid Bursary

We understand that many students are experiencing significant economic stress as a result of the pandemic.

By way of response, and to support your completion of the Winter 2020 semester, Sheridan has created this bursary.

Domestic and international students enrolled full-time in the Winter 2020 semester are now eligible to receive up to $1,500 to assist with immediate needs, including:

  • Food and housing security
  • Study continuity costs (e.g., to secure internet access or technology)
  • Return home travel expenses
  • Other essential needs occurring as a result of the pandemic

View details and learn how to apply for the bursary

If you need support:

Support Services

We understand that this situation can cause anxiety and stress. If you need support, please reach out! There are many services and resources available to support you.

If you need help with remote studies:

Remote Learning

As we transition to remote learning for the last few weeks of the winter semester, remember that there are many resources available to help you keep up with your studies.

Health resources

If you have symptoms consistent with COVID-19

If you're having difficulty breathing or experiencing other severe symptoms, call 911 immediately. Advise them of your symptoms and travel history.

Otherwise, complete the Ontario Ministry of Health's COVID-19 self-assessment. You may be encouraged to connect with a health-care provider or Telehealth to determine whether you need to be tested.

Protecting everyone

For information on how to protect yourself and others from the spread of respiratory viruses like COVID-19, please visit our Health Resources page.

Class schedule

Winter semester

  • March 16–20: Classes were suspended.
  • March 23: Classes resumed using alternative methods of delivery.
  • April 17: The anticipated final day of the Winter 2020 semester.

Spring semester

  • May 19: First day of classes.
  • June 29–July 3: Reading week (no scheduled classes for most programs).
  • August 14: Last day of classes.

View the full Academic Calendar

Upcoming (virtual) events

Mar 30

Virtual Event Calendar: Monday, March 30 to Friday, April 3

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News releases

Sheridan launches #SheridanHelps Initiative to support students and our communities

April 01, 2020

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Sheridan College theatre producer, students help raise $41,000 for entertainers impacted by COVID-19

March 30, 2020

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