ADVISORY: All of Halifax Peninsula, including NSCAD’s three campuses, are currently under a boil water advisory until further notice. All water must be boiled for at least one minute if it will be used for drinking or any other activity requiring human consumption.


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As of May 1, 2023:

  • Masks will no longer be required in indoor instructional spaces during scheduled teaching time.

  • We encourage you to wear a mask if you are in a crowded, indoor place; please respect everyone’s personal decision. 

  • If you have , or have , we recommend that you self-isolate. Please stay home if you are sick and only return to campus once you no longer have any symptoms.

  • If you require accommodations related to COVID-19, we encourage you to do so. Students should contact the Office of Opportunity and Belonging and faculty and staff should contact .

  • Although students, faculty and staff are not required to provide proof of full vaccination to work and study on campus, we strongly recommend everyone be up to date with their vaccinations, including boosters (depending on age group).

  • NSCAD will continue to offer rapid antigen test kits and KN95 masks for staff and faculty at the Service Centre. Rapid antigen test kits are also available at HRM public libraries.

  • NSCAD will continue to offer enhanced cleaning protocols and frequent HVAC filter replacements.

  • Familiarize yourself with , including self-isolation requirements.

Thank you for your continued consideration of our community. We will continue to monitor the situation and adjust as required.

If you have any questions, please email OHS@nscad.ca.

Update on international travel, testing, quarantine and borders

Depending on specific exemptions for vaccinated travellers, international students planning to travel to Canada to attend classes at a post secondary institution may be required to complete additional testing and quarantine requirements.

Please visit the for details on any requirements for your specific situation.

Since February 10, 2020, NSCAD’s Crisis Management Committee has planned for, and responded to, the pandemic as it evolves, following direction from Nova Scotia Health Authority, the province’s Chief Medical Officer of Health and Nova Scotia Advanced Education.

<ӣƵ class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

<ӣƵ class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">FEELING ANXIOUS OR STRESSED?
  • VisitNSCAD’s Wellness pageto learn what services are available and how to access them.
  • Mental Health Crisis Line: 1-888-429-8167
  • Good2Talk Nova Scotia:1-833-292-3698 (Professional counsellors provide free and confidential telephone counselling to post-secondary students.)

Send your questions to communications@nscad.ca and we’ll forward your request for information to the appropriate person.