Following the resumption of classes virtually on the 11th of January, 2021, and in compliance with directives of the Federal Government in reducing the spread of COVID-19, the management of University of Ilorin has announced a phased reopening of the institution for the formal resumption of academic activities which is to begin, January 25th, 2021.
Students and parents are expected to adhere with the phased resumption schedule, as the university intend to strictly enforce the timetable as itemised.
Here are the Phases below :
- Phase 1 : 25th of January, 2021 — Return of students with outstanding 1st Semester examinations who will return home after their examinations.
- Phase 2 (Two Weeks) : 1st February, 2021 — Final Year and Postgraduate students come into campus for the next two weeks.
- Phase 3 (Two Weeks) : 15th February 2021 — 100 level students come into campus for the next two weeks.
- Phase 4 (Two weeks): 1st March, 2021 — All other students come into campus
Note : Parents should please note that in the event that any child/ward tests positive to COVID-19, he/she would be sent back home to self-isolate and continue to receive lectures virtually.
All students will sign an Agreement that in the event that anyone tests positive to COVID-19, he/she would be sent back home to self-isolate and continue to receive lectures virtually. In case such students miss any examination, make-up examination would be arranged for them.
Virtual lectures that commenced on 11th January, 2021 will continue even after physical resumption of classes
Hygiene and Welfare of Staff and Students
The University management has provided hand washing facilities in all students’ areas, such as Lecture Theatres, Examination Halls and places commonly frequented by staff and students on campus.
Each student should have at least five changeable face masks, and pocket sanitizers, among others.
Enforcement of the No-Squatting policy in the University hostels will be strictly pursued to ensure the physical distancing policy of COVID-19 prevention.
The University management will continue to support the University Health Services to ensure safe handling of emergency cases.
Director of Corporate Affairs
15th January, 2021
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