Students Campus Safety Guidebook Mandatory Precautionary Measures & Guidelines

Mandatory requirements for all students to access the campus / attend oncampus classes

  • Mandatory Health and Safety Induction Online Training for all student before Resumption 5th of September, see training QR Code and Hyperlink below
  • Student must sign a mandatory Health declaration form before first day of resumption, health declaration is attached above
  • Student must provide a negative PCR test result taken within 96 hours on the first day of resumption (September 5th), after 5th no more checking of ALHOSN for vaccinated student.
  • Unvaccinated student must send there PCR test updates every 7 days to the clinic, student who did not share their PCR update with the clinic every 7 day will be restricted from accessing the campus
  • All students are allowed to attend classes including those who are unvaccinated for medical reasons or with medical exemption, a PCR test and adhering to the Green Pass system will suffice
  • Wearing face masks is optional in closed areas
  • Do a daily health check before coming to campus including; check for any Covid-19 symptoms like temperature of more than 37.5degrees, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, runny nose, loss of taste or smell, nausea, vomiting, difficulty in breathing or any flu-like symptoms. If you have any of these symptoms, please do not come to campus and kindly contact the clinic nurse via Covid-19@sorbonne.ae or 0503764339 and copy one of the covid-19 response management team member via email or teams call (afrah.mir@sorbonne.ae, 971 (0)2 65 69 359),
  • It is important that every resident comply with these rules and stay informed of any changes in order to minimize the potential spread of Covid-19

  • Security will monitor & enforce physical distancing and the use of facemask, in case any attempt to violate covid-19 safety protocols
  • Students are required to report any suspected case of Covid-19 on campus to the clinic nurse via Covid-19@sorbonne.ae or call 0503764339
  • All Covid-19 cases (positive & close contact cases) should be directed to the clinic nurse via Covid-19@sorbonne.ae
  • It is important that every student comply with these rules and stay informed of any changes in order to minimize the potential spread of Covid-19. Services, amenities, and rules may change on an ongoing basis and at short notice, according to the developing circumstances and updates from local authorities.

    Understanding symptoms:

    Each resident must assess themselves on a daily basis for any Covid-19 symptoms; a list of Covid-19 symptoms can be found on NCEMA’s Website

    Self-assessment

    A resident who is ill or believes that he has Covid-19 symptoms or have been exposed to Covid-19, must conduct a self-assessment of Covid-19 immediately and call the clinic 24/7 number 0503764339 and the resident officer during working hours (please refer to the table “Covid-19 response management team members”)

    Getting tested

    A resident who is ill or believes that he has Covid-19 symptoms or have been exposed to Covid-19, must conduct a self-assessment of Covid-19 immediately and call the clinic 24/7 number 0503764339 and the resident officer during working hours (please refer to the table “Covid-19 response management team members”)

    Self-isolation rules for students

    While in self-isolation, a resident is prohibited from accessing or using common areas or shared residence facilities, including (but not limited to) laundry rooms, front desk, fitness rooms, study spaces and the kitchen. Individuals entering self-isolation accommodation (E.g. to retrieve groceries or meals) must wash their hands immediately before doing so, and wear a facemask at all times, maintain a safe distance and avoid physical contact with others

    Wearing masks

    Residents must follow relevant signage and floor markings. Examples include (but are not limited) to occupancy limits, amenity space closures, and requirement to wear facemask or other recommended precautions.

    Covid-19 quarantine and isolation

  • Positive cases (whether vaccinated or not)
  • 5 days self-isolation is mandatory for infected or positive cases as per guidelines of the Ministry of Health (Estijaba/DOH)

  • Close contact with a positive case:
  • Close contacts are not required to isolate anymore, but test on the first day only

  • Isolation rooms on campus
  • Are available and equipped in compliance with relevant government guidelines. We have isolation rooms in the clinic, residences, and the sport buildings

    NB: Above information may be changed or updated on regular basis as per latest updates and Covid-19 quarantine and isolation guidance from DOH, NCEMA and other regulatory authorities.

    The response management team handles all Covid-19 incident cases on campus and off campus, positive case, and close contact cases. All Covid-19 incidents should be notified to the designated contacts of the Covid-19 response management team. After working hours for any emergency cases, residence students should call the clinic’s 24/7 number on 0503764339.

    Covid-19 response management team member

    CategoryEmail and teams callTelephone contact during work
    hrs. (9:00am – 4:30pm)
    Exposure on & off campusafrah.mir@sorbonne.aeT: +971 (0)2 65 69 359
    Exposure in dormitorysylva.hardan@sorbonne.aeT: +971 (0)2 65 69 749

    Covid-19 social responsibilities

    As a community, all SUAD students and employees need to play their part in supporting the university and local authorities by adhering to the health and safety regulations and measures including:

  • Washing hands frequently for at least 20 seconds and if possible, carrying a portable hand sanitizer at all times
  • Conduct a daily health check before coming to campus, check for any Covid-19 symptoms like a temperature of more than 37.5degrees, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, runny nose or flu, loss of taste or smell, nausea, vomiting and difficulty in breathing. If you have any of these symptoms please do not come to campus and call the Covid-19 response management team
  • We all need to watch out for each other, report any suspected case of Covid-19 on campus to the Covid-19 response management team