COVID-19 Community Support

Our resources are here to support our communities during this unprecedented time.

Together, we'll get through this.

Breathing space

It's a city's people who breathe life into it — their movement, the voices, their presence are all bright and necessary accessories to showcase the glass and concrete landscape. To see these same structures bare and empty is entirely odd, and even a bit disconcerting.

Christy Turner

Analyst, Technical Business, UCalgary

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What do your socially distant days look like? Share a photo of a view that gives you room to breathe; an activity you've taken up; or a random act of kindness spotted in your neighbourhood. Send, with caption, to utoday@ucalgary.ca and we'll be in touch! View all breathing space archives

Tips and advice from our experts

Connect to valuable insight and advice from UCalgary experts. These resources can help you manage impacts to your daily life as we all adjust to physical distancing.

Webinar: Business as (Un)usual – The Economic Impact of COVID-19

Join industry leaders and members of the Premier’s Economic Recovery Council Jack Mintz and Mac Van Wielingen, LLD'14,  for this Idea Exchange webinar about the local and global impacts of COVID-19 on our economy. May 26, 11:30 a.m. MT

Webinar: Conversation with local social enterprises

Social enterprises from around Calgary will discuss how they are coping with the current COVID-19 situation, and how they are finding opportunities to thrive and flourish during this remarkable time. May 28, 10 a.m. MT

Webinar: Anatomy of a Pandemic - How COVID-19 is Impacting Children's Health and Mental Wellbeing

Find out how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting younger generations, and learn strategies to support kids and youth during this crisis during an Anatomy of a Pandemic digital forum. May 28, noon MT 

COVIDcast

This podcast series takes a deep dive into a variety of topics relating to COVID-19. Hosted by prominent members of the UCalgary community, COVIDcast invites academics and experts to share their expertise with the broader community.

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Episode 22: Calgary’s Economic Future

Mary Moran, president and CEO of Calgary Economic Development, talks about Calgary's new economic realities and the challenges of restarting an economy that's been battered on all sides. 

 

Episode 21: Getting Back on our Feet

Adam Legge, president of the Business Council of Alberta, talks about re-imagining Alberta's revenue model and economic landscape and how to set ourselves up for long-term prosperity. 

 

Episode 20: The New Economy

We talk to economist and policy researcher Lindsay Tedds about what economic recovery might look like after the pandemic and what policies we can put in place to soften the blow. 

Calgarians isolated by COVID-19 are grateful for free, student-led grocery delivery service

UCalgary students and community members want to make a difference for seniors and at-risk residents who are stuck at home

As you navigate COVID-19, imagine working from home by design

UCalgary professor and architect ponders change in residential design


UCalgary News

The COVID-19 pandemic is changing the way we stay healthy, spend money, experience our families and connect with our communities. Through expert interviews, ideas and stories, UCalgary news is exploring the global pandemic through a UCalgary lens.

Health & Wellness

Never have we been so acutely aware of our physical and mental health as now. Join our experts to explore the latest COVID research; explore ways to stay healthy; and find peace and clarity at a challenging time.

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Home & Family

Home is where the heart — as well as the office, playground and school — is. Families of every shape and size could use a little extra support and guidance to manage it all under one roof.

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Business & Economy

Business is anything but usual right now, and never has entrepreneurial thinking served this city so well. Discover how alumni, students, faculty and community members are responding to a tough economic climate, and innovating with foresight.

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Community Life

We're in this together. That means not only working to keeping each other safe, but striving to create strong, meaningful connections in a socially distant world.

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Get involved 

Physical distancing is no match for our curiosity, energy and generosity. Get engaged with the university community as a student, a mentor or a volunteer.


Support students and COVID-19 research

Donate to support crucial research that will mitigate the impact of COVID-19, or provide emergency assistance to students disproportionately affected by the outbreak.

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Discover online learning opportunities

Access high-quality, online educational opportunities through our Continuing Education programs.

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Make a difference through mentorship

Contribute your experience and expertise during these difficult times by signing up as a mentor to our student mentees.

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Recent Campus Updates

Relevant and up-to-date information for UCalgary faculty, students and staff

Information for Faculty & Staff

Support and resources for faculty and staff as they adjust to working and connecting from home
 

Layla Lavan Salon Series

Weekly COVID-19 related conversations with philosophers, scholars and scientists addressing applied ethics questions

Information for Students

Support and resources for students learning remotely during the pandemic

Minds in Motion at Home

Every week, Minds in Motion at UCalgary shares five STEM activities for elementary students during school closures

Research and Innovation

UCalgary is making an impact on the fight against COVID-19 through research and innovation — find out how

Mental Health Support

Connecting the campus community to mental health support and resources

Faculty of Law blog

Blog posts from the Faculty of Law on the law and policy implications of government responses to COVID-19

Haskayne COVID-19 Business Resources

Haskayne experts share their insight and perspectives on the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic