The University of Cape Coast (UCC) Re-Opening Date for the completion of the second semester of the 2019/2020 academic year has been announced.
The University of Cape Coast is set to reopen school for level 100 to 300 undergraduate students in September to enable students write the end of second semester examination for the 2019/2020 academic year.
The university has thus released a circular signed by the acting Director of Academic Affairs, Mr. Gideon Enoch Abeyquaye indicating a revised schedule for the re-opening and Covid19 measures put in place to ensure the safety of both students and workers of the university.
According to the revised calendar, level 100 students are to report on Tuesday, September 1, 2020; begin their End-of Semester Examinations on Thursday, September 17, 2020 and end on Friday, September 25, 2020. Per the circular, levels 200 and 300 students would report on Tuesday, September 29, 2020; begin their End-of Semester Examinations on Thursday, October 15, 2020 and end on Friday, October 23, 2020. All students are expected to go down on Saturday, October 24, 2020.
Some measures put in place to ensure the safety of all students and members of the university community include disinfection and fumigation of the Halls of Residence and academic areas, and provision of Veronica Buckets, soaps and hand sanitizers at entry points. Special Rooms (at least 10 rooms in each hall) have also been reserved for quarantine and management by the university’s Covid19 Rapid Response Taskforce.
Moreover, all students would be accommodated in the Halls of Residence, and students who have special cases justifying their self-rented hostels during the period would be considered on the merit of each case.
All returning students would be required to observe all Covid19 measures and protocols during their stay on campus including wearing of nose masks at all times; checking of temperature before entry into all facilities, and observing social distancing during tutorials, revision and examination periods.