This page was updated on Wednesday, May 27, 2020.
Program Delivery for 2020-2021
The college has announced its plans for program delivery for the upcoming school year. To view a list of programs and their delivery methods, visit this page.
COVID-19 Student Financial Supports
To be eligible for any provincial supports for students impacted by COVID-19, a student must be residing in Prince Edward Island. There is help available to students that are from out-of-province, including international students who are living on PEI. Find out more here.
Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB)
The Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB) provides financial support to post-secondary students, and recent post-secondary and high school graduates who are unable to find work due to COVID-19.
This benefit is for students who do not qualify for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) or Employment Insurance (EI). To find out more, visit the CESB website.
Holland College continues to monitor developments about the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
We know that you have questions, and we will try to provide you with as many answers as we can at this time on our Closure and Program Delivery Q & A page.
The college has moved to essential services delivery until further notice.
College residences remain open at this time.
The Centre for Community Engagement (CCE) is closed until further notice.
Holland College has temporarily suspended all on the job training placements, including clinicals and practicums, until further notice.
Alternate delivery of courses commenced on Wednesday, March 25. These alternate delivery methods (primarily distance) will be in place for the remainder of the term.
Holland College graduations have been postponed and other special events have been cancelled or postponed.
The World Health Organization website provides information and guidance from WHO regarding the current outbreak of COVID-19. Visit this page for daily updates.
The Chief Public Health Officer is advising individuals to self-isolate for 14 days following all out of province travel. During this period if you have symptoms call 8-1-1 for further instruction.
Public health risk is continually reassessed and updated as new information becomes available.
If any staff or students are feeling anxious about COVID-19, we encourage them to speak to a counselor or contact a health care professional. Holland College has a number of supports for students through Student Services, including counselling: firstname.lastname@example.org and the International office: email@example.com or 902-566-9377.
Holland College students can also access in-person or phone based counselling services 24/7 through the Aspiria Assistance Program at 1-877-234-5327. We encourage you to use these resources if you have concerns. Staff and faculty should contact the college's Employee Assistance Program by visiting https://www.workhealthlife.com/or calling 1-844-880-9142.
If you are a student and you have specific questions about COVID-19, please use this email address to contact our Student Experience Team: firstname.lastname@example.org. The team will do their best to respond in a timely manner.
If you are a staff member with questions, please email email@example.com.
We will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates as required.
The best defense against COVID-19 is to practice routine prevention measures.
Download the HC Safe app for the most up to date information. The app integrates the college's emergency, closure, and security systems, providing users with up-to-the-minute notifications in the event of an emergency or a closure at a Holland College location. The HC Safe app is available free of charge in the Apple App Store and Google Play.
If you are concerned that you may have been exposed to, or may be experiencing symptoms of, Covid-19, please call 811 for assessment information.
If you have questions about the coronavirus, call the provincial hotline: 1-800-958-6400. You will be asked to leave a message, and someone from the chief public health office will return your call within 24 hours.