CMU details plans for 2020-21 education and operations with framework manual

CMU details plans for 2020-21 education and operations with framework manual

Canadian Mennonite University has released its framework for the upcoming academic year, entitled 'Learning and Living Well in an Era of Pandemic'.

The framework offers details for on-campus learning, teaching, and life for students, faculty, and staff. Overseen by a Pandemic Response and Recovery Committee, the document will be updated as health guidelines and clinical best practices continue to evolve, to ensure the safety of the on-campus and wider community.

CMU's decision to pursue a return to campus reflects:

In returning to hybrid, in-person and virtual learning, CMU is committed to:

Framework Document: Learning and Living Well in an Era of Pandemic click to view framework manual

To be on campus students, staff, and faculty must:

A hybrid teaching model will deliver student support services and the same quality of education and interaction whether students attend in-person or virtually. CMU is committed to find new and safe ways forward through this pandemic, while maintaining bonds of community and high standards of post-secondary learning.

CMU President Cheryl Pauls states, "The by-line to this manual, Learning and Living Well in an Era of Pandemic, asserts with courage and trust that each CMU student, staff, and faculty member is committed to participating in the CMU community in ways that promote the health, safety, and well-being of all."

The framework document may be viewed here.


Who to contact for more information

Student Life-related inquiries:
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About CMU
A Christian university in the Anabaptist tradition, CMU's Shaftesbury campus offers undergraduate degrees in arts, business, humanities, music, sciences, and social sciences, and graduate degrees in Theology and Ministry, Business Administration, Peacebuilding and Collaborative Development. CMU has 1,600 students, including those enrolled in degree programs at its Shaftesbury Campus and Menno Simons College Campus. CMU is a member of Universities Canada.

For information about CMU, visit

Kevin Kilbrei, Director of Communications & Marketing; 204.487.3300 ext. 621
Canadian Mennonite University
500 Shaftesbury Blvd., Winnipeg, MB R3P 2N2

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