This is Northern College's page where you will find COVID-19 information and Northern's ongoing response plans.

August 11, 2020 Update: Departmental Pandemic Operating Plans (Mobile Friendly) | PDF Version

May 15, 2020 Update: The Spring semester has begun and students who are continuing in their programs are learning and participating online. All our campuses currently remain closed to walk in traffic, however our staff are available to speak with you directly or through email. Please refer to the Contact lists associated with each department or service area, or use the Campus Specific Points of Contact list at the bottom of this page if you are unsure of who to contact. Please review our FAQ section to find out more about our programs offerings, services, available resources and updates regarding our Fall 2020 preparations.

International Students: Northern College has cancelled its May 2020 new intake and those who have paid for May 2020 will be deferred to Fall 2020. International students who are still interested in Northern college but have not submitted their applications can directly apply for Fall 2020 intake.
For details, visit Information and Frequently Asked Questions for International Students and please visit COVID-19 Updates from IRCC - May 27, 2020

Frequently Asked Questions

What Has Northern Done?
• Suspended all face-to-face classes indefinitely.
• Is transitioning to remote learning.
• Enacting academic contingency plans, effective immediately.
• Closed campuses to all visitors
• Increased the number of hygiene stations at all college entrances and common areas on campus.
• Implemented an awareness campaign to encourage our community to make hygiene and preventative behaviours a priority.
• Enhanced cleaning protocols across all campus locations.
• Restricted out-of-country travel for students and employees on college business.
• Established a COVID-19 Response Team that meets daily to pre-plan prevention initiatives and monitor local, national and international developments. All food that is self-serve and open to handling, such as coffee, tea and soup has been moved to behind the service counter for safer food handling practices.
Events and Community Gatherings
All scheduled events and community gatherings are cancelled to ensure the continued safety of the Northern College community, including:
• The Spring Craft Show
• Holi
• Open House
• Annual Northern College Powwow
• All classes and events hosted by Northern’s Training Division and Academic Upgrading and Continuing Education.

Campus Specific Points of Contact
Campus Contact

Porcupine Health Unit
705-267-1181 or 1-800-461-1818
Kirkland Lake
Campus Contact

Temiskaming Health Unit
705-567-9355 or 1-866-967-9355
Campus Contact

Temiskaming Health Unit
705-647-4305 or 1-866-747-4305
Campus Contact

Porcupine Health Unit