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NTPU urges faculties and students to answer the questionnaire and wear fask mask on campus

2020 / 04 / 06

National Taipei University (NTPU) announced the new strategies to prevent the COVID-19 during the spring break.  From April 8, all faculties, students, and gusets have to wear their face mask when entering the campus, and all faculties and students have to responce their foot track during the vacation before 4 p.m. on April 8.

"As stated by the Ministry of Education and the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC), the next 14 days will be critical to Taiwan's COVID-19 prevention efforts."

To avoid a new wave of COVID-19 cases in Taiwan after the Spring Break Holidays, NTPU asked their faculties and students to follow the instructions below to protect themselves and the others.

1. Anyone who had traveled to the following tourist spots are strongly advised to stay home and begin 14 days of self-health management.  Should you experience any symptoms suspiciously similar to COVID-19, including fever, cough, respiratory illnesses, smell and taste disorders with unknown cause, please go to a doctor for help as soon as possible andshould NOT enter campus and you should also implement active health surveillance.

Those tourist spots are: Alishan National Forest Recreation Area (阿里山國家森林遊樂區); Dongdamen Night Marketin Hualien County (花蓮東大門夜市); Wenhua Road in Chiayi City (嘉義文化路); Guanzihling (關子嶺), Hutoupi (虎頭埤), Wushantou Reservoir (烏山頭水庫) and Wusanto Huching Resort Hotel (湖境度假會館) in Tainan; Singda Harbor (興達港) and Chishan Old Street (旗山老街) in Kaohsiung; and Chaotian Temple (朝天宮) in Yunlin County’s Beigang Township (北港); south of Pingtung County’s Nanjhou Township (南州), including Kenting National Park.

2. Please keep a social distance of at least 1.5m indoors and 1m outdoors, wear a face mask and wash your hands frequently.  It is now compulsory to wear a face mask when taking public transportation.  Please wear a face mask and seek immediate medical attention if you are feeling ill and tell the doctor your travel history.  Call 1922 for inquiries.

3. Face masks become mandatory for anyone entering the campus beginning from April 8.  NTPU also remind all students to follow the pandemic measures, such as wearing masks or monitoring temperature while taking public transports or entering into hospitals.

4. Short-term exchange students who are unable to purchase masks with the ID card can purchase 3 masks a week at NT$5 per mask during office hours (Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm) at the Office of International Affairs.

5. To find out everyone’s travel history during the Spring Break Holidays, please fill out NTPU’s “Spring Break Holidays Travel History Survey.”

2020 SPRING COURSES ADD & DROP BETWEEN MAR 3 AND 12

2020 / 02 / 09

1.  As the epidemic of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak getting severe, the starting date of the Spring Semester has been postponed accordingly. Related course selection periods have been adjusted as well. In order to maintain your rights, please review the “Course Selection Notices/Guidelines for Course Selection” before the selection.

→Click here for 2020 Spring Semester Course Notices and Guidelines←

2.   Dates for 2020 Spring Semester Course Selection:

◆ [Courses Add & Drop]: 2020/3/3 (TUE) 8:30 to 2020/3/12 (THURS) 17:00.

◆ [Courses Drop —2nd time (last chance)]: 2020/3/13(FRI) 08:30 to 2020/3/16 (MON) 17:00.

◆Confirm Class Timetable online: 2020/3/17(TUE) 08:30 to 2020/3/23(MON) 17:00.

3. Please contact the Curriculum Section for any course inquiries : course@gm.ntpu.edu.tw

NTPU postpones the starting date until March 2, 2020

2020 / 02 / 06

National Taipei University (NTPU) announced that the starting date of the Spring Semester has been postponed until March 2, 2020 to reduce the risk of the COVID-19 outbreak on Feb. 4, 2020.

The University has also adjusted the 2020 Spring Semester Academic Calendar and will submit the new calendar to the Ministry of Education for its reference after it is approved by the administration meeting to be held on Feb. 7, 2020.

According to the new calendar, the coming semester will end in the beginning of July and the summer vacation will start on July 6, 2020.

Meanwhile, the commencement will be held on June 13, 2020.

The dates of the graduate school entrance examination will remain the same, and the University will adopt stringent preventive measures against the currently epidemic disease.

NTPU also sets the process to make sure the safety and health of all foreign students.  All students from Hong Kong and Macau, who lived in the dormitory, will be advised to return before Feb. 15, 2020 and will be taken to the dormitory for the 14-day health observation.

"It's rent-free for students who come back between Feb. 14 and Feb. 15, 2020 for these 14 days from those two days, “said the Office of Student Affairs (OSA), "but if they come back later than Feb. 15, 2020 and live out of the dormitory, they have to pay the rent by themselves."

The OSA said that those students will be housed in separate rooms and have to report their temperature every morning and night to the University.

After the 14-day health observation, the dormitory will be re-opened for all students between Feb. 29 and March 1, 2020.

To prevent the 2019-nCoV infection in NTPU, all students are required to answer NTPU COVID-19 Survey.

First day of 2020 Spring semester postpones to March 2

2020 / 02 / 06

Dear students,

In response to the outbreak of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in China, NTPU postpones the first day of the 2020 Spring Semester to March 2 (Monday), the orientation date will be announced soon.  Meanwhile,for the good school environment, we would like to ask for your favor and cooperation to answer the survey before Feb. 9, 2020.

Survey(Feb. 5 to Feb. 9): https://forms.gle/WQvFRSK8vDDL58CH6 

For some students who booked the Sanxia campus housing are coming next week, the check-in time is available on Feb.15 to Feb.16 or Feb.29 to March 1 (09:00-18:00). We strongly recommend you don’t entry to China, Hong Kong and Macau recently in this special time.  For all of you should aware of your current health condition, if you have any concerns, please feel free to contact us: Healthy & Care Center 02-8674-1111 ext.66256、66258 or call the toll-free hotline 1922 to obtain instructions on seeking medical attention.

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Taiwan Center for Disease Control 

Bureau of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China (TAIWAN)