【as of May 29】Coronavirus Control and Prevention Measures at Chuo University

Coronavirus Control and Prevention Measures at Chuo University

May 29: 【Regarding the implementation of events】has been updated

Chuo University has established the Chuo University Special Infectious Disease Control Section in conjunction with the President’s Office with the President of Chuo as the Director, and has examined and implemented measures for safety, security, infection prevention, health maintenance, and protecting human dignity, for students, staff and faculty, and other Chuo stakeholders.

【Main measures】

・Ensure notification and implementation of basic anti-infection measures, such as hand washing and cough etiquette in order to prevent the spread of infection.

・Place disinfectant dispensers at building and office entrances, and recommend hand sanitizing.

・Recommend careful management of physical health, such as taking body temperature every morning and consulting medical professionals if one’s physical condition worsens, mainly for persons who have frequent contact with students or visitors in offices.

・Work staggered hours (early/late) for employees on campus to avoid traffic congestion.

・Gather and disclose information on Coronavirus under the supervision of the school doctor.

・Careful oversight of matters related to studies for Japanese students studying abroad and international students at Chuo.

・Consideration of implementation of overseas travel programs (Short-term Study Abroad Programs)

・Implementation of close communication with our partner institutions overseas.

・Consider whether to conduct on-campus events and take note of the results of consideration.


【Regarding the implementation of events】*

At Chuo University, based on lifting the declaration of a state of emergency, and in light of the continued necessity of prevention of the new coronavirus disease, after June 1 (Mon), all events (including various meetings and arrangements) scheduled to be held until August 13 (Thu), which is the last day of the first semester, should be basically postponed or cancelled, but depending on the situation, the restrictions will be phased out.

In order to avoid inconvenience to participants and event stakeholders,the organizing section will ensure immediate announcements once decisions are made on the contents and implementation of events, etc.

For implementation details of events, please contact the section in charge. (Contact list (in Japanese only):

*The above policy applies at the time of publication and will be updated as needed in a timely manner.

To all Chuo University students, staff and faculty

 If you are traveling or planning to travel abroad, please check various sources of information and consider canceling or postponing your travel.

 The government has classified pneumonia caused by the new coronavirus as a “designated infectious disease,” and the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the Coronavirus “a Global Health Emergency.”

Please read the following carefully, check the linked information, and implement thorough anti-infection measures, such as hand washing and cough etiquette in order to prevent the spread of infection. If you have any symptoms, please consult a medical institution.

If you have any concerns, please consult your affiliated office or Health Center.