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Fall and Winter 2020-2021 Updates

Heritage staff member tests positive for COVID-19

The case has been deemed low risk to the College & Seminary community and the staff member is continuing their self-isolation period.

Posted April 19, 2021

Heritage College & Seminary has been informed that one of our staff members has recently tested positive for COVID-19.

For more information, please visit DiscoverHeritage.ca/COVID19.

Heritage College & Seminary Moves into a Province-wide Stay-at-Home Order Beginning Thursday, April 8

Heritage will continue to operate under its current protocols and guidelines for the remainder of the academic year.

Posted April 8, 2021

On April 7, the government of Ontario officially declared that the province will be entering its third state of emergency. With this announcement, the government has issued another province-wide stay-at-home order that will begin on April 8, 2021.

As the academic year draws to a close, Heritage College & Seminary is continuing to make every effort to provide a safe learning environment for our students, staff, and faculty. As a result, the school will continue to follow protocols and guidelines that have been previously established on April 1, 2021.

Please see below the protocols and guidelines for the Heritage community during this stay-at-home order:

College students will complete the winter semester through online delivery.

The Heritage Library will move to a full pick-up service.

Off-Campus Students may only come on campus for essential purposes.

The Use of the Heritage Community Centre will be limited for the remainder of the semester.

Residence at Heritage will remain open for the remainder of the semester.

The Heritage Cafeteria will continue to offer meals to students through take-out.

Outdoor gatherings are permitted with a limit of 5 people

Heritage Staff and Faculty are required to work from home.

 All protocols will continue to be in effect.



2020 – 2021 Campus Protocols 

Revised February 18, 2021

“Our team has spent months praying and planning for this upcoming year.  In spite of the challenges caused by the pandemic, we are asking God to do “far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us” (Ephesians 3:20).” – President Dr. Rick Reed

Heritage College & Seminary has just released its safety protocols for the 2020-2021 Academic Year. It’s our deep desire that this year at Heritage will be a time of spiritual impact and physical safety.

To read the 2020-2021 Campus Protocols document, please click the link below to download the PDF:

2020-2021 Academic Year Campus Protocols –  Updated February 18 , 2021


Important Links

Cambridge COVID-19 Assessment Centre – 226-895-1050

215 Holiday Inn Drive

Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday 8:30am – 8:30pm; Saturday, Sunday and Holidays 8:30am-4:30pm

Region of Waterloo Public Health – COVID-19 Information

Provincial COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool

Telehealth Ontario – 1-866-797-0000

Public Health Ontario

Public Health Agency of Canada


Past Updates

Heritage College & Seminary Announces Plans for Operation Under the Provincewide Emergency Brake Shutdown – Posted April 1, 2021

Heritage College & Seminary Moves into Red-Control on Tuesday, February 16 – Posted February 16, 2021

New Protocols for the Winter Semester at Heritage – Posted January 13, 2021

Heritage off-campus student tests positive for COVID-19 – Posted January 8, 2021

Campus Operations During the Provincial Shutdown – Posted January 7, 2021

Heritage community member tested positive for COVID-19 – Posted January 5, 2021

Heritage Announces Changes to the Beginning of the Winter Semester – Posted December 21, 2020

Heritage Revises the Starting Date of the Winter Term – Posted December 3, 2020

Moving Forward as the Region of Waterloo Becomes a Provincial Red – Control COVID-19 Zone – Posted November 23, 2020

Registration and Course Delivery for Winter 2021 – Posted October 29, 2020

Recommendations for Thanksgiving & Reading Week – Posted September 30, 2020

Course Delivery and Revised Schedules for Fall 2020 – Posted August 12, 2020

Looking Ahead to Fall 2020 – Posted June 30, 2020