Important Notice

Changes in the Mode of Operations of Our University (From April 28, 2022 onward)

April 27, 2022

To: Students, Faculty Members, and Employees

COVID-19 Response Team
KATO Kazuhiko, Vice President for General Affairs

Currently, several clusters of new coronavirus cases have been confirmed at the University, and in Ibaraki Prefecture, the number of newly infected patients remains at a high level.

In light of this serious COVID-19 situation, the University's activity pattern will be as follows starting Thursday, April 28.

Students, faculty, and staff are asked to continue to take precautions to prevent the spread of infection, including their activities during the Golden Week holidays, and to take thorough measures to prevent infection, such as keeping the number of people at meals small and the duration short, regardless of whether they are on or off campus. In addition, please be fully aware of the impact that ignoring manners and rules may have on your own life and those around you, and take appropriate actions to prevent infection, such as practicing the three basic measures to prevent infection as described in "Examples of New Lifestyle Practices" (Expert Group on Countermeasures against New Coronavirus Infections (May 4, 2020)) including ensuring physical distance, wearing masks, and washing hands, as well as thorough ventilation.

Mode of Operations of Our University (From April 28, 2022)




Face-to-face classes can be conducted while giving utmost consideration to infection spread.
Use of online classes is also recommended.


Research activities will be conducted after taking adequate preventive measures against infection.
Seminars, etc. are recommended to be conducted online to minimize time spent on-campus.

Entry of students to the campus

Enter the building as usual, taking care to prevent the spread of infection.
However, refrain from entering unnecessarily.

Extracurricular Activities

Refrain from extracurricular activities in groups
However, the following activities are allowed

  • Small-scale activity
  • Activities vital to event participation, etc. where the advisory faculty member takes responsibility for implementing infection prevention measures

※1 "Small-scale activities" are activities with 5 to 6 people avoiding the Three Cs.

On-campus meetings

On-campus meetings are recommended to be conducted online.
If compelled to conduct meetings face-to-face, pay utmost attention to the prevention of infection spread.

Administrative structure

Make the most use of work at home and staggered commuting.

(Additional Entry) The handling of work at home shall be at the supervisor's discretion based on the form of operation, etc. of each organization.

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