Coronavirus COVID-19

The UWI Mona's COVID-19 Response

Regional Headquarters, Jamaica, Friday, February 28, 2020. Once again, The UWI is launching a Task Force to assist with the mobilisation of the region's public health providers to deal with an incoming virus. Four years ago, the Zika virus triggered the response; today it is COVID-19.

Again, the Task Force will be chaired by Professor Clive Landis, Pro Vice-Chancellor for Undergraduate Studies and former Director of the George Alleyne Chronic Disease Research Centre, who has considerable experience in the field of Caribbean public health.


Dear Members of The UWI Mona Family,

The UWI Mona to resume face-to-face learning modality and accommodation on all Halls of Residence

In light of the Government of Jamaica’s announcement to resume face-to-face modality across the education sector, The University of the West Indies (The UWI), Mona Campus, will begin offering current and incoming students of The UWI, Mona Campus, face-to-face classes in the 2022-2023 Academic Yea

Policy Statement on COVID-19 Vaccination for High-Risk Areas on Campuses


Since the early signs of the unfolding of the COVID-19 pandemic, The University of the West Indies (The UWI)  has centred the safety of the community that it serves within its overall response policy and strategy.