Covid-19: After six weeks shutdown, University of Lagos reopens hostels
The University of Lagos, Akoka administration have allowed the reopening of hostels to students beginning Thursday, August 26.
The start of the second semester examinations on campus was also approved by the varsity’s administration.
This was stated in a press release sent out to students on Tuesday night.
The reopening comes six weeks after the hostels were closed and physical lectures were suspended to avoid the spread of COVID-19 on campus.
‘Important notice: Schedule of accommodation of legitimate students with assigned bedspaces in hostels for second semester 2019-2020 in-person exams’ was the title of the press release.
“On Senate’s authority, the University presents this schedule to accommodate legal occupants in the hostels for the In-Person 2nd semester 2019 2020 examinations,” it stated.
“Eligible Students are expected to abide strictly by the schedule and guidelines for admittance into the Halls of Residence.
“(They) must be registered for the 2nd semester 2019-2020 session, present coloured Exam Docket for 2nd semester 2019-2020 Exams, present a bottle of hand sanitizer (Minimum of 500ml), present at least 10 face masks, wear face mask into and out of the hostels at all times, must use their allocated bed spaces.
“The Schedule for accommodation for examinations is as follows: 100 and 200-level students with allocated bed space should move into the hostels from Thursday 26 August 2021 and depart on or before Saturday 11 September 2021.
“500-level Faculty of Law Students with allocated bed space should move into their hostels on Saturday 28 August and depart on Sunday 5 September 2021.
“300-level students with allocated bed space should move into their hostels on Saturday 11 September and depart on Saturday 18 September 2021.
“400 and 500-level students with allocated bed space should move into their hostels on Saturday 18 September and depart on Sunday 26 September 2021.
“Extant rules and regulations with associated penalties for hostel residency are still applicable and must be obeyed by all students.”