Faculty Strike Over
Mohawk College Students Return to Class Tuesday
HAMILTON, ON (Nov. 19, 2017) – Mohawk College students in full-time programs will return to class starting Tuesday.
Students are asked to follow the same timetables that they were issued at the start of the semester.
Continuing education classes will resume Monday, with emails being sent to students registered in courses and workshops that were postponed due to the strike. New start dates will also be emailed to students who were registered in apprenticeship programs.
Faculty will return to work Monday ahead of students to revise courses and set new dates for assignments, projects, tests and exams.
The fall semester, originally scheduled to end Dec. 15, will now extend into mid-January. Classes will be held the week of Dec. 18, with the college closed for the holidays from Dec. 23 to Jan. 1. Classes will resume Jan. 2 and the fall semester will end Jan. 13.
Mohawk will make alternate plans for students who are unable to attend classes or write exams due to previous work, travel or family commitments. Supports and services will be available to all students, including counselling and tutoring.
Mohawk will also be contacting employers who are providing co-op work terms to students in January.
The winter semester will begin Jan. 17.
For more details visit: www.mohawkcollege.ca/return
“We’re hugely relieved that the strike is finally over and students and faculty will be back in the classroom. The top priority now for all Mohawk faculty and staff is to make sure that every student has the opportunity to complete their semester. We’ll have counselling, tutoring and other supports in place to help students be successful.”
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Jay Robb, Director of Communications, 905.979.8893, firstname.lastname@example.org
Mohawk College educates and serves more than 29,500 full-time, part-time, apprenticeship and international students at three main campuses in Hamilton, Ontario and learning hubs across Hamilton through City School by Mohawk, and at the College’s Centre for Aviation Technology at the Hamilton International Airport. Mohawk is among the top five colleges for applied research in Canada. It has been named one of Canada’s greenest employers seven years in a row, holds a GOLD STARS rating from AASHE for sustainability achievements and is home to the country’s largest and first institutional building to receive dual certification for Zero Carbon Building Framework design and performance for The Joyce Centre for Partnership & Innovation. More than 135,000 people have graduated from Mohawk since it was founded.