Important update: COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)
We realize that COVID-19 has created an unpredictable and unique situation that requires everyone to take measures to prevent and limit the spread of the virus.
Here are the most recent updates from:
- Reg Erhardt Library at SAIT
- City of Calgary
- Government of Alberta
- Government of Canada
In response to concerns over COVID-19, SAIT made the decision to suspend classes at all campuses from Monday, March 16 to Wednesday, March 18.
As of Thursday, March 19, SAIT will transition to online and alternate delivery of programs through to the end of the semester. Staff and faculty, in the short-term, will be working on this transition. Full details will be updated and provided at https://www.sait.ca/covid19 .
Reg Erhardt Library at SAIT
The Reg Erhardt Library is operating at a reduced capacity. Library spaces are closed with the exception of the computers located in our Computer Commons area and printer 1.
- General inquiries, research, and citation questions can be directed to our online Chat Service .
- The Library is unable to lend any items from our collection (this includes print materials and media items. If you would like to return materials to us, please use the return slot located near the south entrance of the Stan Grad Building.
- Students and staff can also contact their Library Liaison for additional research assistance and teaching support.
- To check the status of your library account or to renew your library materials, go to My Library Account and select the option that you need.
**Please note that we will do our best to keep this information as up to date as possible - you can also check the COVID-19 Library Service Information Guide.
The City of Calgary
The City of Calgary has declared a State of Local Emergency to further support the Province of Alberta’s efforts to combat the spread of COVID-19.
For more information on the City of Calgary’s response, go to:
Government of Alberta
The Alberta Government is acting with extreme caution to help slow the spread of COVID-19 as well. The health and safety of Albertans is their top priority.
For more information on the Alberta Government’s response, go to:
Government of Canada
The Government of Canada has been focusing on containing the spread of COVID-19 virus and has developed coordinated plans and strategies to prepare for possible broader transmission of the virus in order to limit its health, economic, and social impacts.
To learn more about the Canadian Government’s response go to:
To protect yourself and others and prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, everyone is encouraged to:
- stay home and away from others if sick or in isolation
- wash hands often for at least 20 seconds
- cover coughs and sneezes
- avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands
- avoid travel outside Canada
- self-isolate for 14 days if returning from travel outside Canada or have been exposed to the COVID-19 virus.