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Winter 2022

Cases of COVID-19 at Heritage

Posted January 11, 2022

Heritage has received notification of two positive cases of COVID-19 involving students living in one campus residence.

Upon learning of the positive results by way of rapid antigen test, both students are currently in quarantine following Provincial guidelines along with their respective dormmates. All close contacts of both students have been notified by either the students or the Heritage staff and are following Provincial guidelines for monitoring symptoms or quarantining. Food services and are being provided for students in quarantine and they will be accessing classes online for the duration of their quarantine.

The campus will continue to remain open for in-class instruction and campus operations during this time.

If you are a college or seminary student at Heritage, please remember that you have the option to participate in either in-person or online, hybrid learning during the winter semester. If you are feeling unwell, we would ask that you please stay home, contact your professors by email, and attend your classes online by livestream.

Staff and faculty are welcome to work from home remotely or livestream class content for the wellbeing of yourself and your family. Please contact your supervisor as soon as possible to arrange to work from home or off-campus.


A Message from the President’s Cabinet

In light of the new measures announced by the Province of Ontario, the President’s Cabinet announces Heritage’s plan for the start of the winter semester.

Posted January 4, 2022

As our staff and faculty prepare for the beginning of the winter semester next week, we are looking forward to the start of classes and praying that God would continue to work in and through our college and seminary students this academic year.

Considering the new time-limited guidelines announced on January 3 from the Province of Ontario, the President’s Cabinet of Heritage College & Seminary recently met to establish a plan to begin the winter semester starting January 11, 2022.

Out of a continued desire to foster a positive, safe, and healthy learning experience for our students, staff, and faculty at Heritage, the President’s Cabinet will be moving forward with a plan to welcome our college and seminary students back once again to Heritage this winter.

College Residence will Remain Open

Starting Saturday, January 8, college students living in residence will be welcome to begin moving back to campus. Before moving into their assigned apartment, all residence students will be required to take a rapid antigen test.

College and Seminary Classes will Begin In-Person with Online Option

Starting January 11, most of our college and seminary classes will continue to be delivered in person, with the option for students to join their classes through our livestream, hybrid format.

Faculty members will be reaching out to students over the next couple of days to share their plans for the upcoming semester. If a student has questions surrounding their class, they are encouraged to email their professor to receive guidance and direction.

Campus Operations  

In following the recent measures set out by the Province of Ontario, Heritage will be making changes to our current campus operations and protocols for the beginning of the winter semester.

Further details will be released in the coming days surrounding on-campus protocols, though some initial changes will include the following:

Please continue to stay updated on DiscoverHeritage.ca/Winter2022 for a more detailed plan surrounding on-campus protocols at Heritage for the winter semester.


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

Government of Ontario COVID-19 Information

Public Health Ontario

Public Health Agency of Canada


Past Updates

A Framework for the Fall Semester at Heritage – Posted September 2, 2021

A Message from President Dr. Rick Reed – Posted September 3, 2021

Heritage College & Seminary Introduces a Campus-Wide COVID-19 Vaccine Policy – Posted September 2, 2021