COVID-19 (novel Coronavirus) Information

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Lakeland College is monitoring COVID-19 and following Alberta Health Services’ direction. 
At this time, there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 among Lakeland students or employees.
At Lakeland, the health and safety of our community is our top priority. The information here will be reviewed and updated, as required.
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After reviewing the material on this webpage, if you have questions about COVID-19 and Lakeland College, please email and our team will work to find the right contact for your question. ​

Campus Update - March 26

Here are the most recent updates as of 3:30 pm on March 26.
At this time, our campuses remain open to support our students. Members of the public are asked to phone the college (1 800 661 6490) for assistance rather than visit our campuses.

2020 Convocation 
The convocation ceremonies scheduled for May 28 at the Lloydminster campus and June 4 at the Vermilion campus have been postponed. Lakeland is exploring alternatives to celebrate this important milestone. 

Apply to graduate
Students in their final year of study must apply to graduate so they can receive a parchment. The deadline to apply to graduate has been extended to April 30. Students can apply through their My Lakeland account.

Business administration May cohort
Due to recent circumstances pertaining to COVID-19, Lakeland will no longer offer the business administration general cohort program beginning May 2020.
To see previous updates, click on the red Campus Updates tile below.

Campus Updates

New updates will appear above. Previous updates will be listed here.

Student FAQ

General and specific student related questions and answers.

Employee FAQ

Specific and general questions and answers for Lakeland College employees.

Reporting Absences

Lakeland College requires both students and staff to report self-isolation to health services.


We're still open for you.

Accessibility & Accommodations

Accessibility and student success services are still available to you. Learn more.

Personal Hygiene & Prevention

Washing your hands is the first step in preventing the spread of any virus. Social distancing is another critical measure.

How to Wash Your Hands Poster

Print your own copy, by clicking on the graphic and downloading the pdf.

Coping During a Crisis

A near-constant stream of news reports about an outbreak can cause anyone to feel anxious or stressed.

Apply to Graduate

Convocation may be cancelled, but you should still apply to graduate.

Community FAQ

Recreation facilities in Vermilion and Lloydminster are closed including the pool.

Government & Other Web Resources

Alberta Health Services updates is one site you might want to bookmark

About COVID-19

​A pneumonia outbreak, now known to be caused by COVID-19, was identified in Wuhan, China on December 31, 2019.