MRU to resume in-person learning Monday

CALGARY (CityNews) – Mount Royal University will be returning to in-person classes on Monday.

The post-secondary confirmed the move in a statement Thursday evening, saying it will adopt the province’s Restrictions Exemption Program.

Following the provincial government’s announcement to reintroduce public health measures, MRU was one of eight post-secondary institutions to pause in-person learning Thursday morning.

The university said in a statement all staff and students that want to go to the campus must meet the Restrictions Exemption Program requirements.

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The requirements are as follows:

  • Students and employees must have declared their vaccination status as partially or fully vaccinated.
  • If unvaccinated or undeclared, students and employees are required to participate in the campus rapid testing program.
  • All students, faculty and staff who have attested that they are vaccinated will be required to provide proof of vaccination and verification, starting on Monday, Sept. 20.
  • Follow all of Mount Royal’s existing health measures.


Classes will remain closed on Friday, and students will be able to find more info on the school’s website.

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