With the novel coronavirus, COVID-19 spreading in extensive areas in Japan, Gifu University created and made public the Gifu University Guideline for COVID-19 after a request was made from the Gifu Prefectural Government to suspend various activities. The Guideline is a basic principle applied from Monday, April 13, 2020 for the members of Gifu University community to take proper and flexible actions depending on the situations. Given that activities on campus are very diverse and multifaceted, we would like to ask all staff and students to take enough precautions against COVID-19 infections by referring to the Guideline. Please also bear it in mind to avoid so-called "Three Cs (Closed spaces with poor ventilation, Crowded places with many people nearby, and Close-contact settings such as close-range conversations)," wash hands, wear masks and observe coughing manners, all of which contribute to an establishment of government proposed "New Lifestyle" in society at large.
Gifu University's Category of Warning
Current Category of Warning【B】
|Risks for the infections have been drastically reduced.|
(need to be on high alert)
|・Infections keep on spreading.
・Gifu Prefecture has been designated or is likely to be designated as "Infection warning area" by the government expert panel, yet Gifu Prefecture has not been the subject of the government's state of emergency declaration, and Gifu University is not required to call off classes from the government or the municipal governments.
・Temporal closures of buildings or faculties are underway after a single outbreak of infections are confirmed (depending on the situations, Category B may move to Category C below).
(state of emergency)
|・Under the government's state of emergency declaration, Gifu University is required to be closed at the request of the government or the municipal governments.
・Infected individuals are reported from multiple faculties or a cluster of infections are confirmed on campus.
|1. Educational Activities (lectures, classes, training, experiments and practical training)||(from June 4, 2020)
Level 2 ➡ Lectures and training can be conducted (with less than 60% of classroom capacity) by taking every infection prevention measure.
Experiments and practical training are conducted with every infection prevention measures being taken.
ICT-used remotely conducted classes are offered.
|2. Academic Staff, Research Activities||(from January 9, 2021)
Level 2 ➡ Teaching and academic staff can continue their research activities with every infection prevention measure being taken. Working at home is recommended.
|Points of Attention(Japanese only)|
|3. Administrative staff (clerical, technical staffers, etc.)||(from January 9, 2021)
Level 2 ➡ Partial implementation of teleworking and staggered working hours.
|4. Meetings||(from June 1, 2020)
Level 1 ➡ Face-to-face meetings are held with the presence of attendees who have taken every infection prevention measure.
Asked to shift from off-line meetings to teleconferencing as much as possible.
|Levels were reduced from five to three|
|5. Entry Restrictions for Students||(from June 4, 2020)
Level 1 ➡ Entries are allowed with every infection prevention measure being taken, but those who are on campus are asked to shorten their time spent on campus.
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|6. Extracurricular Activities||(from January 14, 2021)
Level 2 ➡ No extracurricular activities are permitted.
|Details（as of January 14, 2021）|
|7．Business Trips and Outings||(from January 9, 2021)
Level 3 ➡ No non-essential business trips/travels to the prefectures/regions under the state of emergency, are allowed. Refrain from making non-essential business trips/travels to other prefectures/regions.
|8．Entry Restrictions for People Outside of the University (including examinees)||(from January 9, 2021)
Level 2 ➡ No entry request to people from the prefectures/regions under the state of emergency with non-essential reasons. Only people (including examinees) who are necessary for campus activities are allowed to enter by taking every infection prevention measure. They are asked to shorten their time spent on campus.
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