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Re-Opening Arrangements For University Final Year Students UCC

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Re-Opening Arrangements For University Final Year Students UCC
Re-Opening Arrangements For University Final Year Students UCC
Re-Opening Arrangements For Final Year Students UCC
Re-Opening Arrangements For Final Year Students UCC

Further to the earlier notice on resumption of academic work issued by Management on 9th April, 2020 and the recent directive by the President on the re-opening of Schools/Universities, the University of Cape Coast will re-open to final year students on Monday, 15th June, 2020.

The detailed programme outline for re-opening is as follows:

Detailed Programme outline for re-opening
SN ACTIVITY START DATE END DATE
1 Reopening/Reporting Monday, 15th June, 2020
2 Education/Orientation on COVID-19 Measures and Protocols Tuesday, 16th June, 2020 Wednesday, 17th June, 2020
3 Tutorials/ Practicals/ Continuous Assessment Thursday, 18th June, 2020 Friday, 3rd July, 2020
4 Revision Monday, 6th July, 2020 Friday, 10th July, 2020
5 End-of-Semester Examination Monday, 13th July, 2020 Friday, 24th July, 2020
6 Students Go Down Saturday, 25th July, 2020
7 Deadline for Submission of Project Work/ Long Essay Friday, 21st August, 2020 (Departments may extend deadline up to a maximum period of one month)

The University of Cape Coast has put in place the following COVID-19 measures and protocols to ensure the safety of staff, students and University community:

i.    Disinfection and fumigation of the Halls of Residence, the library and academic areas.

ii.    Accommodation of final year students in the Halls of Residence (a maximum of two students to a room). Students who have special cases justifying their stay in self rented hostels during the period would be considered on the merit of each case.

iii.    Provision of veronica buckets, soaps and hand sanitizers at entry points to the facilities (Halls, Library, and all Academic areas)

iv.    Taking of temperature of students before entry at all facilities (Halls, Library, and all Academic areas).

v.    Special Room (at least ten rooms in each Hall) to be reserved for quarantine and management by the University’s COVID-19 Rapid Response Taskforce.

vi.    Making available to staff and students, hotlines to the University’s COVID-19 Rapid Response Taskforce.

vii.    Wearing of nose masks at the Halls, the Library and all Academic areas. The Halls would provide two (2) masks to their students.

viii.    Use of only large lecture theatres for revision, tutorial and examinations to ensure strict observance of the social distancing protocol

ix.    Dean of Students to engage student leaders on how to practicalize the measures outlined above.

x.    Halls will provide additional details peculiar to the halls. Students would be required to adhere to the following COVID-19 measures and protocols:

1.    No mask, no entry policy

2.    No movement to other Halls

3.    Students will have their temperature taken before entering into facilities like Halls, Library, and all academic areas

4.    No church services and other social gatherings

5.    Students must come with their ID cards, since they will need them to enter the halls, library, and all academic areas. Further details will be communicated to students through their portals.

All are to take note and abide by the guidelines for our collective safety.

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