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Request in regard to the handling of our university contingent to the imposition of the declaration of a state of emergency




January 8, 2021


To all students, faculty and staff members,


COVID-19 Response Team
INAGAKI Toshiyuki, Vice President for General Affairs



Request in regard to the handling of our university contingent to the imposition of the declaration of a state of emergency



The declaration of a state of emergency based on the Act on Special Measures Concerning a Novel Influenza, Etc. by the government on January 7, 2021, was issued involving the National Capital Region centered on the Metropolis of Tokyo (Saitama, Chiba, Tokyo, and Kanagawa). Ibaraki Prefecture has also announced requests for a self-imposed ban on non-essential outings and a self-imposed ban on non-essential coming and going (homecoming visit, sightseeing, etc.) to target regions of the declaration of the state of emergency until January 20, covering the entirety of the prefecture.

For this declaration of the state of emergency, the requests to minimize the spread of infection are limited, and there are no requests for closings of schools at all three levels and universities. Furthermore, there is a need for the University Entrance Examination to go on as planned from the 16th of this month after taking the necessary infection prevention measures.

Our university will continue taking countermeasures according to the following Mode of Operations of Our University (From October 1, 2020) based on the Handling Guidelines for the Prevention of the Spread of COVID-19 (Revised on January 7, 2021) as such.

From the standpoint of the prevention of the further spread of COVID-19, students, faculty members, and employees are requested for a self-imposed ban on non-essential outings. Thank you for your cooperation.



Mode of Operations of Our University (From October 1, 2020)

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Classes Face-to-face classes can be conducted while giving utmost consideration to infection spread.
Use of online classes is also recommended.
Research 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 Students can enter the campus as usual with attention to the prevention of infection spread; provided however, that they avoid unnecessarily entering the campus.
Extracurricular Activities Activities can be conducted with attention to the prevention of infection spread.
On-campus meetings If possible, on-campus meetings are conducted online; provided however, that for emergency meetings or those that have a substantial need to be conducted in person, face-to-face meetings are allowed by taking preventive measures against infection spread.
Administrative structure Make the most use of work at home and staggered commuting.
(Additional Entry) The handling of the work at home shall be at the supervisor's discretion based on the form of operation, etc. of each organization.
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