Statements About The 2019 Novel Coronavirus(As of June 11th,2020)

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【To students of Hirosaki University】Statements about COVID-19 (Information) (NO.2) (monitoring your health and when not to come to campus) 【May.12,2020】

Click here for details-Hirosaki University Health Administration Center HP

【To students of Hirosaki University】About classes and student life (As of April 1st,2020)

Please read carefully, since academic dates have changed from the one we already announced. Please check your university email (@hirosaki-u.ac.jp) at least once a day for new information.

  1. Orientation

Undergraduate Students
-New Students (1st year students)
Orientation schedule has changed. You can find the new schedule here.(in Japanese)
-2nd year to 4th year students
Information will be handed when you pick up the report card of 2019 Semester 2.

Graduate Students
-Please read here for the details. (in Japanese)

  1. Report Card

You can pick up the report card of 2019 Semester 2 at the following date and place. If you entered the university in 2019, the pick-up time is from 10am to 12pm. If you entered the university in 2018 or before, the pick-up time is from 1pm to 3pm.

March 30th at Room#306 at the General Education Building: Humanities and Social Sciences
March 31st at Room#410 at the General Education Building: Education
April 1st at Room#406 at the General Education Building: Science and Technology
April 2nd at Room#318 at the General Education Building: Agriculture and Life Science

The pick-up dates for students belong to School of Medicine and School of Health Sciences have not changed.

  1. Classes

Classes will start on April 23rd, 2020. You can see the new academic calendar here.(in japanese)

Classes will start on April 20th for 2nd to 4th students belong to School of Medicine.

  1. Checking Body Temperature/Follow-up Check and Health Safety

Checking Body Temperature/Follow-up Check
As we approach a new academic year, we are going to have a follow-up check period before classes start. Please make sure you have a thermometer at hand.

The purpose of having a follow-up check period is to make sure no one at the Hirosaki University is infected with the COVID-19. Please avoid conducting any activities that may lead you to get infected, including unnecessary outings/trips and attending events that many people gather.

Health Safety

Everyday preventive actions are strongly encouraged, including washing your hands with soap and water thoroughly and gargling often.

Check your temperature twice (morning and night) a day and make sure you are in a good health.

Please fill in the Medical Interview Sheet and follow the direction depending on your results. Until classes will start, please avoid conducting any activities that may lead you to get infected (exception: attending university events you are required to come, working, and essential shopping).

■Medical Interview Sheet

If you have the symptoms mentioned below, please contact the nearest health center.
・Continued to have cold-like symptoms or fever (above 37.5℃) for more than four days
(including when you need to continue taking an antipyretic)
・Have a strong feeling of weariness (fatigue) or difficulty breathing

※Please consult with the health center if you are a senior citizen or have an underlying disease, and you have had the symptoms mentioned above for about two days.

If you have any concerns or inquiries regarding the COVID-19, please contact the Hirosaki University Health Administration Center via email or giving a call.

  1. Diagnosed with COVID-19

If you are diagnosed with COVID-19, please do not come to the university. Please report to the faculty you belong about your current situation, either by yourself or via a representative. If you need to be absent from classes due to COVID-19, Hirosaki University will not count them against your attendance.

  1. Difficulty Attending Classes

If you cannot attend classes, because you are affected by virus containment measure, please report to the faculty you belong about your current situation. If you need to be absent from classes due to COVID-19, Hirosaki University will not count them against your attendance.

  1. Questions

If you have any questions, please contact the faculty you belong to.

【Sample Inquiries】
・I cannot attend the orientation for new students and/ or classes.
・I would like to ask about the application procedures for scholarships. I may not be able to complete them by the deadline.
・I would like to ask about the application procedures for tuition-exemption. I may not be able to complete them by the deadline.
・I will miss the student health check-up.

  1. Student Circles and Clubs

Please cancel or postpone all the activities for a while. You are not permitted to use facilities for student circles and clubs.

  1. Traveling Overseas

You are not permitted to travel overseas for a while.

Related Websites:
MOFA’s “Overseas Travel Safety Information” (mostly in Japanese)
Hirosaki University Department of International Education & Collaboration

  1. Annual Student Health Check-Up

It is postponed. It will be conducted with infection control measures. Please refer to the Univesity Health Administration Center website for more details.

  1. Events at the Career Center

Events hosted by the Career Center will be conducted with infection control measures. Please refer to the Hirosaki University Career Center website and SNS for more details.

Hirosaki University Career Center

-Career Center LINE Account, Twitter Account

  1. Contact Information

【Faculty・Graduate Schools】
Opening Hours: 8:30am~5:00pm on weekdays (Not open on weekends and holidays)

-Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences
TEL: 0172-39-3940  jm3940@hirosaki-u.ac.jp
-Faculty of Education/Graduate School of Education
TEL: 0172-39-3939  jm3939@hirosaki-u.ac.jp
-School of Medicine/Graduate School of Medicine
TEL: 0172-39-5204  jm5204@hirosaki-u.ac.jp
-School of Health Sciences/Graduate School of Health Sciences
TEL: 0172-39-5911  jm5911@hirosaki-u.ac.jp
-School of Clinical Psychological Science
TEL: 0172-39-5911  jm5911@hirosaki-u.ac.jp
-Faculty of Science and Technology/Graduate School of Science and Technology
TEL: 0172-39-3930  jm3922@hirosaki-u.ac.jp
-Faculty of Agriculture and Life Science
Graduate School of Agriculture and Life Science
TEL: 0172-39-3752  jm3752@hirosaki-u.ac.jp
-Graduate School of Regional Studies
-Graduate School of Sustainable Community Studies

TEL: 0172-39-3960  jm3960@hirosaki-u.ac.jp

-Hirosaki University Health Administration Center
TEL: 0172-39-3118/3128 jm3118@hirosaki-u.ac.jp jm3128@hirosaki-u.ac.jp

【Health Center】
Opening Hours: 8:30am~5:00pm on weekdays (Not open on weekends and holidays)

Hirosaki-city Health Center:TEL 0172-33-8521
Aomori-city Health Center: TEL 017-765-5280
Goshogawara-city Health Center:TEL 0173-34-2108

【Aomori Prefecture COVID-19 Information Line】
Opening Hours: 24 hours on weekdays (Not open on weekends and holidays)
TEL 0120-123-801

Department of Academic Affairs
Academic Division TEL: 0172-39-3108 jm3108@hirosaki-u.ac.jp
Student Life Division TEL: 0172-39-3113 jm3113@hirosaki-u.ac.jp

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