Covid-19 Update: Reopening Decree starting April 26

Covid-19 Update: Reopening Decree starting April 26

Following the national and regional provisions announced for the next few hours, the Regional Committee of the Universities of Lazio has resolved that starting from Monday 26th of April 2021 the following provisions will be applied:


Lessons

Lessons (curricular and formative) will resume primarily in presence with the possibility to attend online. Access to the classrooms will be limited to no more than 50% of the maximum capacity of classes and regulated through reservations on the ÔÇťDelphiÔÇŁ portal in compliance with the Mur Guidelines referred to in Annex 18 of the Prime Ministerial Decree of 14 January 2021.

Taking into account their own internal needs, the Faculties of Tor Vergata are required to plan in-presence teaching activities respecting the above required percentages.


Exams

Exams will be carried out primarily in presence, ensuring the distancing rules and the use of PPE. In any case, an online session will also be provided, in order to ensure all students who request it (if unable to carry them out in presence for proven reasons, quarantine, or for documented health reasons or for foreign students unable to return to Italy) the opportunity to take the exam.

Exams can be carried out exclusively in classrooms of those Faculties which can assure the required distance.


Graduation Sessions and Final Exams

Graduation sessions and final exams for the achievement of qualifiying titles can be held in presence in compliance with the M.U.R. (Ministry of University and Research) guidelines, allowing a maximum of two accompanying persons for each student. This method can be implemented as long as the distance and any other safety measures in relation to the number of undergraduates can be guaranteed: an assessment will be carried out by the Faculty Dean / Macro Area Coordinator.

The possibility of carrying out the final tests remotely is allowed to students who make a justified request as they are unable to take it in presence for proven reasons eg. if you are in quarantine, or for documented health reasons or for foreign students unable to return to Italy.


Libraries

Access to the libraries will take place ensuring safety and physical spacing for a predetermined number of seats which must be made by reservation in the manner shown on the web page of each library; in the same way, a consultation service for paper documentation is available. Opening hours, contact details and any other useful information can be found on the relevant websites.


Internships, professional internships, laboratory activities, exercises

Internships, professional internships, laboratory activities, exercises, will take place primarily in presence in compliance with the aforementioned Mur guidelines and in compliance with the University safety and prevention protocols. The possibility of carrying out activities online is confirmed for students who make a justified request if they are unable to support it in presence for proven reasons (eg. in quarantine, or for documented health reasons or for foreign students unable to return to Italy).


PhD students

The training activities of the PhD students will take place in the presence; Also research and laboratory activities will be allowe in presence.


Laboratories, didactic laboratories and complex structures

University facilities, research laboratories and educational laboratories will remain open allowing access to teachers and researchers and students in compliance with the anti-covid regulations in place and the guidelines of the MUR referred to in Annex 18 of the Prime Ministerial Decree of 02/14/2021.

The Rector – Prof. Orazio Schillaci

Translated from the Italian Website