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For general information from public health and the government about COVID-19, Click Here. 
For SLC employee information about COVID-19, Click Here.

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  • Campus Status
  • Supports
  • Services
  • Temporary At-Home Access to Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Events and Gatherings
  • Stay Home if You Are Ill
  • Covid-19 Testing

St. Lawrence College (SLC) continues to closely monitor the outbreak of COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus.

The college is in regular communication with local public health officials. Please check this page for updates.


Kingston: KFL&A Public Health
Brockville: Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit
Cornwall: Eastern Ontario Health Unit
Current information on the status of the COVID-19 virus can be found on the Government of Canada’s website and the Government of Ontario website.

Campus Status 

Campuses are closed to the public until further notice. Our programs are being delivered through mix of alternate delivery and in-person classes. More information about our program delivery, student supports, and campus services can be found hereCollege services are available virtually. 

Support for Students

SLC will continue to work closely with Public Health to support students who may be required to follow the self-isolation protocol.

Students who need help or are in crisis should contact  wellness@sl.on.ca or by phone:

Kingston: 613-544-5400, ext. 5504
Brockville: 613-345-0660, ext. 3154 or ext. 3111
Cornwall: 613-933-6080, ext. 2709

COVID-19 can cause stress for anyone. Good2Talk remains open 24/7 to support all students. Call 1-866-925-5454 or text GOOD2TALKON to 686868.

BounceBack is a free, evidence-based cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) program that offers guided mental health self-help supports for adults and youth 15+ using workbooks, online videos and phone coaching. Call 1-866-345-0224.

For more mental health resources related to COVID-19, visit: kidshelpphone.ca.
If you need immediate medical attention you should call 911.

Services for Students

Click here for a list of student supports and services. 

While College Campuses are closed to students, a variety of modified services remain available to students remotely:

  • To access Counselling or Accessibility Services (Academic Accommodations) please email wellness@sl.on.ca or find resources here
  • To access Academic Support Centre Tutoring, click here;
  • To contact Library staff click here or to access our Library Website, including our online Library Chat, click here
  • To access learning resources and to book a remote appointment with your Student Success Facilitator, click here
  • For IT resources and support, please email its@sl.on.ca or call ext. 4357 and leave a message.
  • To access support from the International Office, click here
  • Indigenous Support Services are available here
  • Remote Career Services can be found here
  • For Financial Aid / OSAP questions, go here
  • Test Centre Services are currently suspended
  • Athletics, recreation and fitness facility services are suspended
  • For Inquires and Campus Health Centre support, please call (613) 544-5400, ext. 1136 or 1262, or find information and resources here
  • Chaplain Services, please email chaplain@sl.on.ca

A resource guide for students is on the website to help you answer common IT questions. This “how to” guide can be found on the SLC website here.

Temporary At-Home Access to Adobe Creative

As a result of campus closure, access to Adobe Creative Cloud in labs and classrooms is not available. Adobe has provided temporary at-home access for impacted students and faculty, so that you can continue your work remotely. Please follow the instructions below to enable access to Creative Cloud Desktop Apps on your personal device.

  1. Visit https://creativecloud.adobe.com and enter your college email address.
  2. If prompted, select Company or School Account.
  3. This will re-direct you to the SLC.me splash screen where you will enter your SLC credentials.  You will then be presented the Creative Cloud website.
  4. From the Creative Cloud website, browse for and download your desired app. Click Apps on the top of the page to view all apps.
    • Click the “Get Desktop app” Button
    • Click “Install”
For more information on how to download or install apps, see Download and Install Creative Cloud apps.
 
For students to continue developing skills, Adobe offers free “Daily Creative Challenges”. These are guided projects where participants receive creative prompts and connect with pros, mentors, and other students for feedback and support. Click on the app name to learn more: PhotoshopXD and Illustrator. Also, for inspiration and over-the-shoulder learning, watch pros share their creative process on Adobe Live daily at www.behance.net/adobelive.
 
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the IT Service Desk at ext. 4357 or its@sl.on.ca
 

Stay Home if You Are Ill

If you begin to feel symptoms of COVID-19, you should stay home and self-isolate immediately and take a self-assessment to help determine how to seek further care.
Only call 911 if it is an emergency.

COVID-19 Testing 

The Government of Ontario has recently updated the parameters for COVID-19 testing.

You should get a test, if:

1. You are showing COVID-19 symptoms:

Some of the more commonly reported symptoms include: 

  • new or worsening cough
  • shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • temperature equal to or over 38°C
  • feeling feverish
  • chills
  • fatigue or weakness
  • muscle or body aches
  • new loss of smell or taste
  • headache
  • gastrointestinal symptoms (abdominal pain, diarrhea, vomiting)
  • feeling very unwell

2. Have been exposed to a confirmed case of the virus, as informed by a public health unit or exposure notification through the COVID Alert app. If you don’t have the app, download it here.

3. Are a resident or working in a setting that has a COVID-19 outbreak, as identified and informed by a public health unit, and

4. You are eligible for testing as part of a targeted testing initiative directed by the Ministry of Health or the Ministry of Long Term care.

If you suspect you are ill with COVID-19 or have been exposed to COVID-19 follow the processes here for students and here for employees. 

Who should I contact for more information?

If you have further questions about COVID-19 please contact covid@sl.on.ca.