General

Yes, our campus will be open and available for classes on September 2, 2021.

St. Peter's College is proud to announce that no COVID-19 cases have been identified in any on-campus or off-campus staff, students, faculty, board members, community groups approved for on-site access, or other stakeholders group for the 2020-21 academic year.

One positive case has been identified for the 2021-22 academic year.

In the event that a case is identified, proper precautions and communication will take place to prevent further spread and those at-risk will be supported.

Yes, St. Peter's College classes will be delivered in a hybrid system and can be successfully completed through remote learning or in-person delivery in consultation with the Saskatchewan Health Authority. All classes are offered in-person.

Yes, St. Peter's College classes will be delivered in a hybrid system and can be successfully completed through remote learning or in-person delivery. Students who primarily take in-person will have the opportunity to continue their studies remotely in the event they are unable or uncomfortable returning to campus.

Please note that there are some exceptions to the online requirement, but this is dealt with on a case-by-case basis. The overwhelming majority of classes are offered online through hybrid learning.

Yes, students who primarily attend in-person who are no longer able or willing to attend in-person will be able to complete their courses through remote methods, so long as that class is offered in the hybrid format. Some exceptions apply.

St. Peter's College is a small college located in Muenster, SK, that is affiliated to the University of Saskatchewan. St. Peter's College offers a strong educational experience for all those pursuing university studies and offers at least one-year of direct-entry programs for those interested with the University of Saskatchewan. 

Contact our advisors to learn how long you can benefit from the learning environment at St. Peter's College. 

Yes, St. Peter's College is an affiliate of the University of Saskatchewan (USask). This means all St. Peter's College classes are USask classes taught by USask certified instructors. There is no transfer process involved.
Yes, all students who have applied and been accepted to the University of Saskatchewan are eligible to begin their education at St. Peter's College. International students must follow Canadian guidelines and self-isolate upon arrival to Canada. Contact our advisors for more information.
The most accurate information will come directly from the St. Peter's College website, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, or staff members. We encourage you to ask questions or to verify information by contacting Student Services or by reading our handbooks.

Academics

Fall Term classes begin Thursday, September 2, 2021.
Winter Term classes begin Wednesday, January 5, 2022. 

  • In-person classes are hosted in classrooms with layouts designed to encourage distancing of approximately 2 metres (6 feet). Some exceptions apply.
  • PPE such as sanitizer, masks, and so forth are provided and available for all students, staff, instructors, and visitors
  • Cleaning has been greatly expanded throughout the College to combat COVID-19 and other infectious diseases like the common cold or flu. 
  • Students uncomfortable or unable to return to Campus are able to successfully complete their classes through remote-learning as per our hybrid model, when available.
  • Student Services are available to help with any physical or mental health concerns you may have
  • Mask use is mandatory when on-campus facilities.
  • Further details are available through our handbook

St. Peter's College accepts all students who have completed our application and have applied to the University of Saskatchewan. Applications are closed for 2021 Fall. Applications remain open for Winter 2022. 

Enrolment for the 2021/2022 school year is currently being accepted for already accepted students.

  • Class sizes remain small, with most classes being below 20 students.
  • St. Peter's College continues to offer its usual services and environment where students can successfully complete their classes
  • The Academic Center of Excellence (ACE) provides regular skill-building sessions that are tailored to each individual's needs. These 'ACE' sessions are flexible according to student needs observed throughout the year.
  • Students uncomfortable or unable to return to Campus are able to partially or fully complete their classes through remote-learning as per our hybrid model, where offered.
  • Student Services frequently works with students, instructors, St. Peter's College administration, and St. Peter's Abbey to identify and address areas of concern.
  • The college has expanded its technological capacity and is offering more wireless access points; a second computer lab; and additional projector, microphone, and video capacities for class delivery and recording.
  • Academic or mental health advising is available at a moment's notice through phone, email, video conferencing, and in-person
  • Private or group study rooms are available for booking through the front office
  • The college offers students the opportunity to print on-site at no additional cost
  • Office hours are available in-person or through video conferencing apps

St. Peter's College offers at least one-year of full-time programming for all direct-entry USask colleges. Some students are able to complete up to two-years of studies at St. Peter's College. Contact our advisors to learn how long you can benefit from the learning environment at St. Peter's College. 

A full list of programs can be found on our website.

Since St. Peter's College is offering a hybrid form of delivery, students can attend class through remote delivery methods if unable to attend in-person classes. Contact your instructors and/or Student Services for details.

  • Students and instructors will practice physical distancing in class wherever possible
  • Attendance will be taken at all classes as part of our tracking and tracing initiative
  • Students will now have more physical space as part of their workstation in their classroom
  • Instructors are offering the opportunity to successfully complete your classes through in-person or remote methods for most classes. Some exceptions apply. 
  • There will be PPE and cleaning supplies in your classrooms and throughout the college to allow further disinfecting and protection
  • If unable to attend classes in person, you can keep up-to-date through the remote sections of classes
  • Student Services will be following up with all students, whether in-person or remote, to build personalized education plans if necessary
  • Attend all lectures and labs whether in-person or remote. Stay engaged.
  • Stay on-task! Put the phone and computer away when not in use
  • Keep note of your physical and mental health
  • Don't cram! Complete your readings, assignments, and studying in advance whenever possible
  • Reach out to your instructors and/or Student Services at the first sign of concern
  • Take advantage of your instructor's office hours, whether in-person or virtually
  • Attend relevant Academic of Excellence (ACE) sessions regularly
  • Keep up-to-date by reading emails in full + daily

Student Residence

Yes, the residence will be open to students interested in staying on-site. There are currently vacancies in both the Scholastica and Severin Hall residences.

Rooms are available for the 2021/2022 year, but there is a high demand for the opportunity. We suggest applying for residence as soon as possible.

No, all residence and meal plan costs have been frozen for the 2021-22 year. All residence offerings for the 2021-22 year are private rooms through apartment-style, and there are options for private washrooms and showers. Rates for residence rooms for 2021-22 can be found here.
The most recent version of our residence COVID-19 handbook is available on our website.
Yes, residence students are still able to take advantage of their all-encompassing meal plan. Efforts have been taken to ensure you can do this safely, and you must wear yours or a provided mask while being served food.
Yes, residence students are able to have guests over. We suggest that students go to a common area such as a student or residence lounge for this. Overnight guests are not permitted.
Yes, you can socialize with other students. Face masks and physical distancing must be used on campus.

Move-in day is August 28th - 31st by appointment only.

Winter 2022 move-in dates are by appointment and set on a case-by-case basis.

Move-out dates are by appointment and set on a case-by-case basis. 

Yes, the kitchen will be open to provide the meal plan to the residence students. Others might be able to eat there. Guidelines for foodservice as laid out by the Government of Saskatchewan and Saskatchewan Health Authority will be followed.

Please note that for the time being, masks are being required by students and guests when being served food.

Meal service does not begin until the morning of August 30th, 2021.

Student Life

Yes, while some events may be canceled or postponed as they cannot be safely held, they will be replaced with other appropriate events. Students will still be able to attend events and extracurricular activities that are designed and implemented in ways to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Orientation is on Wednesday September 1, 2021. Further details will soon be released on our website, Facebook, Instagram and through email.

Students needing a private orientation beyond this date will have it scheduled on a case-by-case basis. 

  • Student Services are available through phone, email, video conferencing, or in-person to provide supports to mental health
  • St. Peter's College is a member of Healthy Campus Saskatchewan, an organization that focuses on monitoring and improving mental health within Saskatchewan post-secondary institutes
  • Student Services will be regularly reaching out to students and instructors as part of wellness checks
  • As a University of Saskatchewan student, you are eligible to contact Student Affairs and Outreach 
  • You may be eligible to attend The Inquiring Mind, a free 4-hour workshop for USask students
  • Helpline posters are displayed in every classroom of the College for student use
  • Mental Health information pamphlets are available in the student lounge
  • If you are concerned about a student, call us at 306 682 7888. Please note that privacy regulations are in effect and we cannot release certain information about students. 
  • If you are in crisis now, please call 911 or any of the appropriate numbers on our helplines posters

Yes, students are welcome to practice their faith along with the Benedictine Monks at the St. Peter's Abbey church. We recommend reaching out to the Abbey or to Student Services for more information.
No, the Student Lounge will remain open for students to use. However, physical distancing should be adhered to and furniture cannot be moved or relocated beyond its current spots.

Fitness Facilities

Yes, the fitness facility will be open for student use. Students must complete a PARQ form before use and adhere to all rules and regulations for use.

No, the fitness facilities are reserved for full-time students and staff only. 

The fitness centre is currently open for student use.

COVID-19 Rules and Regulations

In the 2020-21 academic year, St. Peter's College met or exceeded all post-secondary education guidelines presented by the Saskatchewan Health Authority, and the Return to Campus plan was submitted for the review process to the Government of Saskatchewan. Due to the cooperation of the students, staff, and faculty, St. Peter's College is proud to say that no known COVID-19 cases were identified on-campus or in the student body for 2020-21.

The 2021-22 plan builds on the foundational keystones that led to a successful year, with the first foundational element being the dedication and commitment of students to keep prevent and limit the spread of COVID-19 and other infectious diseases at St. Peter's College. 

There has currently been one identified positive case of COVID-19 for the 2021-22 academic year.

The College will continue to adjust its handbook and rules & regulations as guidelines change.

Yes, all students, staff, instructors, and visitors are required to wear a mask while on campus.

Residence students are required to wear a mask when being served food.

This policy is subject to change by the College.

Students are recommended by St. Peter's College and the Saskatchewan Health Authority to become fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus. Contact the Saskatchewan Health Authority at 811 or your personal doctor to learn more.

While strongly recommended to become fully vaccinated, students do not need to be vaccinated to attend classes in person. They must still follow all other precautions such as masking, distancing where possible, and not being on campus facilities when they say "yes" to any of the questions on page 1 of the student covid-19 handbook. 

Please note that students planning to or required to be on-site at the University of Saskatchewan must follow their regulations regarding COVID-19. Some programs, such as engineering, are currently planning to have all students, including St. Peter's College students, on-campus for some period of time. 

Students requiring assistance in protecting themselves against COVID-19 by receiving a vaccine can reach out to student services for assistance. 

Please note that many students will be offered the opportunity to visit the main campus in Saskatoon. In these instances, the students must meet the University of Saskatchewan's policies and be fully vaccinated or subject to frequent testing. More details can be found on the University of Saskatchewan's website

No, you do not currently need to register your vaccination status at St. Peter's College. We may occasionally issue anonymous surveys where students can disclose their status. Should this policy change students will be notified.

Students are required to register their vaccination and testing status with the University of Saskatchewan. More details can be found on the University of Saskatchewan's website

St. Peter's College is exploring options for on-site vaccination clinics. More details will follow if this will occur.

There is currently no testing capacity at St. Peter's College, but neighboring communities offer this ability. There are plans to have staff equipped and trained to offer COVID-19 rapid testing at a later date. Those who test positive using a rapid antigen test should contact Healthline 811 to book a confirmatory lab test at a testing site, and for further instructions on the need to self-isolate.

If you are arriving to Saskatchewan inter-provincially you are not required to self-isolate days upon your return, though self-isolating and self-monitoring are recommended and testing is available by calling 811. Check with your local heath authority for more information, as other locations in Canada may have a self-isolation policy in place.

All persons seeking to enter the college must follow the guidelines listed on page 1 of the handbook at all times.

If you are traveling internationally, you must self-isolate upon your arrival to Canada and follow all government guidelines.

In the event a student needs to self-isolate, they will be able to complete most of their classes remotely. It is recommended that students reach out to their instructors and Student Services to help with this transition, as each self-isolation incident will be dealt with as a case-by-case basis.

It is recommended that the student self-isolate at their home where they are most comfortable, though if absolutely necessary, St. Peter's College and St. Peter's Abbey has prepared resources to help the accommodation process for those who are temporarily or permanently unable to return home.

If you are sick or have been in contact with someone who has COVID-19, you must not enter St. Peter's College facilities.

If you have any concerns about having COVID-19 or requiring a test for it, you must not enter St. Peter's College and return home immediately. You should call 811 or talk to your family physician and follow their medical advice.

The Return to Campus plan is subject to change as guidelines and restrictions loosen or tighten. The most recent versions of our COVID-19 handbook and residence handbook are available on our website at all times.
  • The College implemented a mask mandate requiring all students, staff, and other visitors to wear adequate face masks at all times. 
  • All visitors at the College must sign-in at the front desk.
  • Tracking and tracing measures include a screening check, a sign-in upon entry for guests (including contact information), access cards for all students, classroom attendance, required room bookings, event attendance and registration, and more
  • All guests and members of the public are required to phone ahead to discuss entry procedures  and must follow additional health and safety measures
  • All in-person classes are hosted in classrooms with layouts designed to meet or exceed a 6-foot (2m) physical distancing requirement when seated
    • Another computer lab has been developed to further ensure our students have the ability to safely access resources for their education
    • A new classroom has been created in an area of 2100 sq. ft to accommodate our largest classes. There are some circumstances where students will not be able to meet the 2m (6 ft) distancing recommendation. 
    • Every table being utilized is 6 ft. long
  • All students, staff, and faculty have or will undergo training designed around safety protocols
  • All staff, students, and instructors are being provided with reusable cloth masks, as well as single-use surgical masks free of charge
  • PPE such as sanitizer, masks, and so forth are provided for all persons on-campus 
  • Cleaning has been greatly expanded throughout the College; all classes will be held in regularly cleaned and disinfected classrooms. All rooms will clearly indicate when they were last cleaned and disinfected
  • A total of 67* hand sanitizing stations have been ordered or installed throughout the College
  • Nearly 200* disinfectant spray bottles dispersed throughout the classrooms, computer labs, student lounge, library, residence and more.
  • Students uncomfortable or unable to return to campus are able to successfully complete their classes through remote learning as per our hybrid model, where available
  • The College has a leadership team to review and respond to changes related to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Temperature checkers are on-site for when needed or requested
  • Plexiglass has been installed at our front desk
  • Our main entrance is a touch-less entry point
  • Students are able to arrive at campus without the use of public transportation; ample free parking is available for all
  • Further details are available through our handbook

* as of September 10, 2021.

  • To stay home & isolate if sick, symptomatic, or test positive for COVID-19 (and in some cases when a close contact, travel out of the country or in an exposure)
  • Wear a mask while on-campus
  • To follow all SPC rules and regulations pertaining to COVID-19
  • To follow all instructions, rules, and regulations from Sk. Health and the Province
  • To participate in cleaning, then disinfecting areas they use (all disinfecting products are provided)
  • To be respectful of others’ use of PPE, masks, opinions and feelings regarding COVID-19, and vaccines
  • Stay in touch, communicate with Student Services & Instructors—read emails
  • Everyone gets fully vaccinated
  • Physically distance from others as much as possible
  • Self-monitor for symptoms and personal tracking
  • Staying informed about COVID-19, possible exposures and out-breaks
  • Wash hands regularly
  • Use hand sanitizer regularly

COVID-19 Handbook

COVID-19 Handbook
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Residence Handbook

Residence COVID-19 handbook
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