COVID-19 Measures 新冠病毒預防措施

Infection Prevention Measures in Response to New Coronavirus Disease

Latest Update: 5/9/2020

The following COVID-19 preventive measures and guidelines regarding Special Residence and campus arrangements have been implemented from Term 1, 2020/21 until further notice. Students should note the following arrangements for both entering campus and living on-campus.

  • All residents shall agree to be abided by the Student Hostel Regulations upon (application and) move-in. The full version of the Regulations can be read and downloaded at https://www.ws.cuhk.edu.hk/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/WS-Hostel-Regulation_V180314.pdf;
  • Strict “no visitor policy” is implemented during Special Residence period – only residents approved to stay for Special Residence can stay on residential floors. Non-residents can stay on common areas (except on hostel floors) only during visiting hours (8:00am-11:30pm) while personal hygiene and social distancing should be always practiced. All other visitors and guests are not allowed to enter hostel. Students violating the “no visitor policy” will subject to penalties; Due to the “no visitor” arrangements, all students entering the campus must register their sign in/out record at the G/F counter. Entrance/ exit via unauthorized access are not allowed and may lead to disciplinary actions;
  • Students are allocated with single-occupancy double room during Special Residence as a preventive measures of COID-19 outbreak. We expect students to stay in their room for study and living with themselves only and not to have any forms of gathering in their bedrooms;
  • While on campus, please avoid social and meal gathering – all common rooms are remain closed. Although some common areas such as TV lobbies, computer room, courtyard and 2/F Reading Corner are still open for students’ use, we encourage no large group social gathering and meal gathering there;
  • We have increased frequency of cleaning and disinfecting on campus, however, you are always encourage to wash hand frequently, avoid touching eyes/nose/mouth with your hands. It is a requirement to wear a face mask on campus;
  • If you are feeling unwell (especially with symptoms of fever, cough and vomiting), you must notify the any duty hostel personnel immediately and inform them travel histories. You should go to UHS clinic, in-town clinics or hospitals for medical treatment and then inform the College of the diagnosis results for College’s follow up and implement of emergency procedures (if any).

For latest information and announcement regarding COVID-19 preventive measures on CUHK campus, please visit “Act together against COVID-19” website (https://againstcovid19.cuhk.edu.hk). If you have any questions about the above arrangements, please send us a Facebook inbox message for quicker response. Thank you and wish you healthy.


Latest Update: 4/8/2020

As you may aware, there was a confirmed COVID-19 case reported in Adam Schall Residence, United College (University announcement about the case: https://www.cpr.cuhk.edu.hk/en/press_detail.php?id=3331&t=cuhk-implements-disinfection-and-disease-prevention-measures-over-a-confirmed-case-of-covid-19). The College have discussed with student representatives for several ways to strengthen COVID-19 preventive measures on campus last night. The followings are related to all students while note to residential students has been sent to them in a separate mail.

We would like to emphasize on the strict “no visitor policy” – only residents approved to stay for summer residence can stay on residential floors. Other College students (non-residents) can stay on common areas (except on hostel floors) only during visiting hours (8:00am-11:30pm) while personal hygiene and social distancing should be always practiced. All other visitors and guests are not allowed to enter hostel. Students violating the “no visitor policy” will subject to penalties. While on campus, please avoid social and meal gathering – all common rooms are remain closed. Although some common areas such as pantries, TV lobby and 2/F Reading Corner are still open for students’ use, we encourage no large group social gathering and meal gathering there. We have increased frequency of cleaning and disinfecting on campus, however, you are always encourage to wash hand frequently, avoid touching eyes/nose/mouth with your hands. It is a requirement to wear a face mask on campus.

For latest information and announcement regarding COVID-19 preventive measures on CUHK campus, please visit “Act together against COVID-19” website (https://againstcovid19.cuhk.edu.hk). If you have any questions about the above arrangements, please send us a Facebook inbox message for quicker response.

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