Coronavirus Information for Western Students

The latest information for the campus community regarding the Novel Coronavirus can be found here:

We encourage you to check the site regularly for the most up-to-date information from the University.

Western remains open and classes are continuing as normal.

The University takes its direction from federal, provincial and local health authorities and they have not signalled any reason to be concerned about proceeding with normal teaching and learning activities at Western at this time.

Currently, the Public Health Agency of Canada has assessed the public health risk associated with 2019-nCoV in China as low for Canada. The public health risk is continually reassessed as new information becomes available. You can find the latest information from Public Health Agency of Canada at

We recognize that the current situation, including the news and social media, may create some anxiety around the topic for students, faculty and staff.

If you, or other students, require health-related support please contact Student Health & Wellness, 519-661-3030 or

If you, or other students, require support for non-health related issues, please contact Student Support & Case Management, 519-661-2111 ext. 89152 or