Gifu University Guideline for COVID-19

 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 Guideline for COVID-19 (as of June 10, 2022)

Gifu University's Category of Warning

Current Category of Warning【B】

CategoryDefinition
A
(caution needed)
Risks for the infections have been drastically reduced.
B
(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).
C
(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.
・Rapid spread of infections are observed across campus.

Guideline Details

ActivitiesDetailsNotice
1. Educational Activities (lectures, classes, training, experiments and practical training) (from January 13, 2022)
Level 1 On condition that people take every infection prevention measure: Lectures and training are conducted Experiments and practical training are conducted Active opening of remotely conducted classes through ICT
Points of Attention in Educational Activities to Prevent COVID-19 Infections (March 23, 2022)
2. Academic Staff, Research Activities (from January 18, 2022)
Level 2 ・Research activities are allowed with every infection prevention measure being taken. ・Research activities at home are recommended.
Points of Attention (Japanese only)
3. Administrative staff (clerical, technical staffers, etc.) (from January 18, 2022)
Level 2 ➡ Partial teleworking arrangement is in place, staggered working hours are being introduced.
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.
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.
Gifu University Library
6. Extracurricular Activities (from March 23, 2022)
Level 2 ➡ Extracurricular activities on and off campus are allowed on condition that every infection prevention measure is taken, and 3Cs settings are avoided.
Updates on events, etc.(Japanese only)(as of June 10, 2022)
7.Business Trips and Outings (from March 23, 2022)
Level 2 ➡ Exercise self-control not to go on non-essential business trips and outings to the afflicted regions. (afflicted regions: regions under "State of Emergency" issued by local municipal governments.)
8.Entry Restrictions for People Outside of the University (including examinees) (from March 23, 2022)
Level 1 ➡ Entry is permitted on condition that every infection prevention step is being taken, and those who are on campus are asked to shorten their time spent on campus.

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