1. Daily life and on-campus activities
(1) A new lifestyle
Based on concern over the spread of
infection in Japan as well, please make an even greater effort than previously
to prevent infection, referring to the Ministry of Health, Labour and
Welfare’s “Example of Practicing ‘New Lifestyle’ ” (avoid crowds whenever possible, wash
hands when returning home and before meals, strictly adhere to wearing a mask,
(2) Use of a COVID-19 contact-confirming
Download and use a COVID-19
contact-confirming app, such as COCOA, on your smartphone.
https://www.mhlw.go.jp/stf/seisakunitsuite/bunya/cocoa_00138.html (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare website)
(3) Precautions on campus
 Be sure to wear a mask.
 Carry out proper cough etiquette.
 Be thorough in washing
hands with soap frequently, as well as disinfecting hands as necessary.
 Maintain enough space between people (1m or more). Also, be sure to
leave a particularly large amount of space (2m or more) when conversing or
 For extracurricular activities and work, please use online systems
or email and avoid having people assemble in close contact whenever possible.
 When meeting face to face or taking a class in a classroom, wear a
mask and ensure proper ventilation.
 Check “Campus Entry Possibility RegardingCOVID-19” if you have cold symptoms such as fever or abnormal sense of taste or
addition, please take your body temperature at home before commuting to school
or work. Your body temperature will be
taken when entering the campus at a temperature checkpoint. If your
temperature is 37.5℃ or higher, you
will not be allowed to enter campus.
 Keep as much individual distance as possible for meals.
(4) Keep in mind daily maintenance of
Enhance immunity by following a
well-regulated lifestyle (balanced diet, enough sleep, moderate exercise).
It is also important to take your
temperature twice daily (morning and evening) and understand your daily state
of health in order to prevent the spread of infection. Keeping a log of your
activity will be useful in an emergency.
Please use the "Health Management and Activity Log Sheet" for daily records.
(5) About extracurricular activities,
dining with friends, etc.
For extracurricular activities, please use
online systems or email and avoid having people assemble in close contact whenever possible. In addition,
please avoid dining or drinking/having parties with friends and group trips
with many people, such as circle trips, and pay special attention to infection
risk when doing practices, visits, or lodging together for extracurricular
2. Infectious disease prevention measures on campus
The university is taking the following
measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among students, faculty, and staff. In addition, announcements will be
made before and after classes encourage everyone to act appropriately.
(1) Cleaning and disinfection
Places people touch, such as doorknobs,
light switches, elevator buttons, and handrails, are disinfected i In
the regular cleaning of classrooms, sports facilities, administrative offices,
In the event that someone connected to
campus is diagnosed positive for COVID-19, appropriate disinfection will be prepared
in accordance with the instructions of a healthcare center.
(2) Placement of disinfectant
Disinfectant for hand sanitizing has been
placed at entrances and exits of each building, in
classroom corridors, within
classrooms, and at the entrances of dining halls.
paper towels (disinfecting wipes in some cases) have also been placed so that users can
chairs and desks in classrooms, AV
equipment for classes, and computers in computer classrooms before and after use.
(3) Thorough ventilation
In addition to operating ventilation
equipment installed in each building,
the university is working to install ventilation equipment in
classrooms. As natural ventilation is also
important, the university has made it known to
all faculty and staff to ensure that windows in buildings and rooms that
can be opened and closed are opened regularly for ventilation.
Classroom doors and windows are also
opened during classes.
(4) Droplet prevention
Clear partitions and plastic curtains have
been installed to reduce risk of infection during face-to-face reception
services, such as at administrative office counters. Clear partitions and plastic curtains have also
been installed in dining halls and common areas, which are also
In addition, clear partitions have been installed in all lecture
rooms where face-to-face classes are held, and face
shields have been distributed as necessary to teachers who conduct face-to-face
3. Response to cases in which positive diagnoses are
confirmed for students, faculty, or staff
The university will be notified of the
result if a student or faculty or staff member has been diagnosed positive. If
the person who tested positive has entered campus within a certain period of
time, the following measures will be taken.
(1) Investigation of activity history on
After contacting the local healthcare
center, the university will conduct the following investigation according to
・Hearing with the
person diagnosed positive (to check circumstances such as their contact with a
positive person who caused the onset of symptoms, their activity history on
campus, and whether they wore a mask)
close contacts on campus
・Measures such as
prohibiting campus entry of the person diagnosed positive (including those who
have come into contact with them as necessary)
(2) Measures to prevent the spread of
Based on the results of the investigation and guidance or directions
from a healthcare center in (1) above, the university will
take necessary measures depending on the situation, such as disinfecting or
closing facilities and suspending face-to-face classes. However, if there have
been instructions or directions from a healthcare center, the university will
Please use the following websites to check
for correct information.
◆Information on COVID-19
○ Infection-Control Measures for COVID-19 (Cabinet Secretariat website)
○ About COVID-19 (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare website)
○ COVID-19 Consultation Center for Returnees and Close Contacts
(Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare website)
○ National Institute of Infectious Diseases website
○ About Infection-Control Measures for COVID-19 (Ministry for Education,
Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan)
◆Information on traveling abroad
○ Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
Overseas Safety website
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