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Corona measures Aletta Jacobs Hall

As of Wednesday 21 October 2020, everyone will be required to wear a face mask when walking around inside UG buildings or when standing in line (eg. at the University Library, the Aletta Jacobshal and at other busy locations).

Various measures have been taken to ensure that both exams and lectures can safly take place in the Aletta Jacobs Hall. The measures taken by the RIVM and the general rules of the University of Groningen also apply in the Aletta Jacobs Hall. In addition to these measures, there are a number of general rules for the Aletta Jacobs Hall, everyone is expected to adhere to the walking routes and each visitor must carry out a health check beforehand.


General rules Aletta Jacobs Hall

The measures in the Aletta Jacobs Hall are summarised into five general rules. The general rules apply to all those present in the building. Because many students are present in the Aletta Jacobs Hall at the same time, it is important that everyone adheres to the rules so that it remains safe to take exams and attend lectures.

Five general rules in the Aletta Jacobs Hall.
Five general rules in the Aletta Jacobs Hall.

Walking routes

In order to ensure that it is possible to keep a distance of 1.5 metres throughout the building, walking routes have been installed. Each lecture room and exam hall has its own walking route. For the lecture rooms, the entrance on the water side is being used. The exam halls can be reached with the entrance on the side of the bicycle shed.

There are two separate entrances for the exams and lecture halls.
There are two separate entrances for the exams and lecture halls.
Each examination and lecture hall has its own walking route.
Each examination and lecture hall has its own walking route.

Health Check

Every visitor to the Aletta Jacobs Hall is required to perform a health check beforehand. If one or more of the questions from the check are answered 'yes', the visitor must stay at home and is not allowed to enter the Aletta Jacobs Hall. When answering all questions with 'no', the visitor is allowed to enter the Aletta Jacobs Hall.

Measures for Lecture Rooms and Exam Halls

Measures Lecture Rooms

All general rules apply in the lecture rooms. Also within these rooms everyone should keep 1.5 metres distance. It is only permitted to take a seat on the seats marked for this purpose. It is not allowed to use the toilet during lectures. To enter the lecture room, make sure to use the right walking route. When leaving the room, use the doors marked for the exit purpose. After leaving the room, continue using the walking routes. After a lecture, the toilets outside the Aletta Jacobs Hall can be used.

Measures Exam Halls

  • All basic rules apply in the examination halls. In order to keep as much distance as possible and to create a safe situation for taking exams, the following these measures:
  • The examination hall will be open 30 minutes before the start of the exam. You have 25 minutes to take a seat within the room. Make sure that you have taken your seat 5 minutes before the start of the exam.
  • Please keep 1.5 meters distance when entering, within and leaving the examination hall.
  • Use the rearmost free and available seat in one of the rows for your exam.
  • Disinfect your tabletop, keyboard and mouse using the alcohol wipes both at the beginning and end of the exam. Use the trash bin at the entrance of the room to throw away the alcohol wipes.
  • Put your student card on the table next to you.
  • If you have a question during the exam, raise your hand. A supervisor will help you at 1.5 meters distance. If the supervisor comes closer, he or she may wear a face mask.
  • It's not allowed to use the toilet during the exam.
  • You may only exit the exam room after the first hour.
  • Immediately leave the building using the walking routes.
  • If you need to use the toilet when you leave, use the outdoor toilets (from about week 44).
Disinfect your tabletop, keyboard and mouse.
Disinfect your tabletop, keyboard and mouse.

Information per target group

For each target group, information is available for the measures in the Aletta Jacobs Hall. In this way, we ensure that lectures and exams can take place safely.

Students

As a student, you will be informed about the measures taken in the Aletta Jacobs Hall through your lecturer. This can be done during a lecture, via an announcement on Nestor or via an email containing a PDF with the measures. You can also consult this PDF via the button below.

Teachers

As a teacher, you will be informed about the measures in the Aletta Jacobs Hall by email. In this email we draw your attention to the following points:

  • Teachers and supervisors are requested to be present 45 minutes before the start of the exam.
  • During the period of 25 minutes students are able to enter the room, teachers and supervisors are requested to actively assist students in taking a seat in the exam hall.
  • Teachers are asked to inform students and possible supervisors or student assistants about the measures taken in the Aletta Jacobs Hall. An information package for teachers has been compiled for this purpose. This package consists of:
    - Slides to use during a lecture;
    - A text for a student announcement in Nestor;
    - A PDF with the measures for students;
    - A PDF with the measures for supervisors and student assistants.
Supervisors / Student Assistants

As a supervisor or student assistant, you will be informed of the measures taken in the Aletta Jacobs Hall via the lecturer or Dito contact person within your faculty. The PDF that the lecturer or contact person shares with you can also be consulted via the button below.

Welcome Back Hosts / Stewards

As a Welcome Back Host / Steward, you will be informed about the measures in the Aletta Jacobs Hall through your manager. You can also consult the PDF with this information via the button below.

Frequently asked questions

Below you can find the answers to a number of frequently asked questions about the corona measures in the Aletta Jacobs Hall. If you have any other questions, please contact your teacher or the exam coordinator of your faculty.

What about ventilation in the Aletta Jacobs Hall?

The recirculation in the Aletta Jacobs Hall is switched off and mechanically ventilated. Outside air is continuously supplied so that the ventilation in the building is as optimal as possible.

Are there face masks worn in the Aletta Jacobs Hall?

As from 21 October mouth masks are mandatory when moving through UG buildings or queueing. In the Aletta Jacobs Hall the same rules apply as for the entire University of Groningen. Supervisors and student assistants who assist during the exam have to wear a face mask when they cannot keep 1.5 meters distance from students.

Is it possible to keep a distance of 1.5 metres throughout the whole building?

Yes, measures have been taken throughout the Aletta Jacobs Hall so that a distance of 1.5 metres can be maintained at all times. A checkerboard pattern is used in the exam halls, so that there is also a distance of 1.5 metres between all tables. Only student assistants and supervisors who assist during the exam could wear a face mask when they cannot keep 1.5 meters distance from students.

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