Briercrest Coronavirus COVID-19 measures announced. View details

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

What you need to know
  • There are currently no confirmed cases in Caronport
  • On-campus classes for Briercrest Christian Academy, College and Seminary have been cancelled for the remainder of the 2019/2020 school year.  Online instruction begins on or before March 19.
  • All Briercrest facilities are currently closed to the public (i.e. Margaret P. Reimer Memorial Gymnasium, Barkman Arena, Fitness Centre, etc.).
  • The cafeteria closes at 7 pm on Wednesday March 18
  • All events at Briercrest (BCA, College, and Seminary) are cancelled for the foreseeable future
  • All recruitment trips are cancelled for the foreseeable future
  • All incoming international travellers must self-isolate for 14 days
  • The Husky, Subway, and Pilgrim Centre Coffee Shop remain open with reduced hours
  • There is no longer in store dining at The Point (Subway and Coffee Shop) - take out only
  • The Archibald Library remains open with reduced hours
  • Starting Monday, March 23, 2020 the Archibald Library is CLOSED until further notice. For research assistance or general questions, please email library@briercrest.ca.

Saskatchewan is low risk - for updates on actual numbers, as they do change, please check with the Province of Saskatchewan using the links below.

 

  • General Questions
  • Has any BCA or Briercrest student or staff member tested positive for COVID-19?

    No. One of our BCA students went in for testing Saturday, March 14. The result has come back NEGATIVE. The SHA Public Health authorities will communicate appropriately with anyone who is likely to have come into close contact with individuals confirmed to have the virus.

  • Has College and Seminary graduation been cancelled?

    Our graduation celebration has been postponed until Fall 2020.

    We are very excited about graduation and want to celebrate the achievements of our College and Seminary graduates, but have chosen to postpone the event for the safety of our students and their families, as well as our staff and broader community.

    We are in the process of putting together a plan. Dates will be announced.

  • What will happen to my remaining room and board financial costs?

    Room and meal plans were refunded to students prorated based on the number of weeks left in the semester when on-campus classes were cancelled (4.5 weeks out of a 15-week semester).

    Students on a 160 or 320 meal plan received a credit of 85 meals based on 19 meals/week. This amount have been, or will be soon, credited to your student account. 

    Students may request to have their credit balances refunded to them, or left on their account if they are planning to enrol in September.

 
 

Event Announcements

Briercrest Summer Stage, scheduled for May 8 – June 6, is postponed indefinitely


Keeping the Faith events planned for the upcoming weeks will be postponed until a later date.


The Celebration Tea in honour of Dr. Paul and Jane Magnus this Friday afternoon (March 20) at 2:00 to 3:30 will be postponed until a later time (possibly in conjunction with our Fall Graduation weekend) when more will be able to celebrate the Magnus’ 50+ years of service to Briercrest.


50th Reunion - Class of 1970 has been cancelled.
 


 

Updates will be posted regularly as Briercrest’s status and/or circumstances change amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Briercrest is proceeding in line with the directives of the Saskatchewan Health Authority in its commitment to the safety of the members of our Briercrest community.

This has been the most shaping and formative year of my entire life and I know many others have experienced the same growth. This program is set up to help you grow at a rate I wouldn't have ever thought possible.
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