COVID-19 Community Update

Dear AU Students,

Midterm assessments will start on April 12. Your professors will announce the appropriate tools given the current conditions. Mock exams for some sections will be held as of April 5 to help students preview and practice.

 

الطلبة الأعزاء،

نلفت عنايتكم إلى أن اختبارات المنتصف سوف تعقد عن بعد من يوم 12 أبريل 2020. سوف يبلغكم أعضاء الهيئة الأكاديمية عن الأدوات التقييمية التي سيتم استخدامها وتوقيت اختبارات كل مساق في ضوء الظروف الحالية. كما أن الجامعة ستقوم بإجراء اختبارات تجريبية لبعض الأقسام، بدءاً من يوم 5 أبريل، لمساعدة الطلبة على المراجعة والتدريب.

Welcome to Ajman University’s online portal for the latest updates on COVID-19 (novel coronavirus). You can find here all useful information and resources for preventive and precautionary measures to protect yourself and stay healthy and safe. We are closely monitoring the ongoing outbreak. The health, safety, and well-being of our community, on and off campus, is our top priority. We will continue to update AU community regularly to keep you informed.

Class Suspension:

As per the Ministry of Education decision, all on-campus classes shall be suspended from 8 March till 4 April 2020.

Spring Break

Spring Break has been rescheduled to start on March 8 and end on 12 March 2020.

Online Learning:

Mandatory online classes will be conducted remotely from 15 March to 4 April 2020.

Further details:

More information about online classes will be announced shortly.

Classes Resumption:

On-campus classes will resume on April 5, 2020.

Midterm exams:

Midterm exam dates will be communicated by your respective instructors.

Check for updates:

All students must regularly check their emails, AU Mobile App, and Moodle account for updates.

Travel discouraged:

As per the UAE authorities’ instructions, you are urged to avoid travelling abroad these days.

Return from abroad:

Should you come back from abroad, you need to undergo the necessary medical tests, and remain in home quarantine for 14 days.

Treatment

There is no specific antiviral treatment recommended for COVID-19. People with COVID-19 should receive supportive care to help relieve symptoms. For severe cases, treatment should include care to support vital organ functions. Read More

What to do in case you feel unwell?

Coronavirus causes an illness characterized by the same symptoms a person with a bad cold or the flu would experience. And like the flu, the symptoms can progress and become life threatening. Should you experience fever, cough or have difficulty breathing, or believe you may have been exposed to someone with the coronavirus, please contact the medical clinic immediately on 06-7056294.It is open from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, Sunday through Thursday.

Useful numbers
  • AU Medical Clinic 06-7056294
  • AU EHS Officer 06-7056070
  • Ajman Preventive Medicine 06-703 1700
  • Ajman Ministry of Health and Prevention 06-742 9333
  • Ministry of Education 800 51115
  • Estijaba Service 8001717
  • SEHA +971563713090 WhatsApp

Will the University remain open?

During the period from 15 March to 4 April 2020, Student Hub will be open and operational from 08:00 AM to 2:00 PM.  J1 and J2 buildings will be closed for students and classes will be conducted remotely. On-campus classes will resume on April 5, 2020.

Will the library remain open?

During the period from 15 March to 4 April 2020, the library will be closed. Electronic resources will remain accessible off campus 24/7. Please refer to the library website https://library.ajman.ac.ae/

Will the facilities remain open?

During the period from 15 March to 4 April 2020, Student Hub will be open and operational from 08:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Any other facilities including Sports Complex will be closed.

Will the Student Hostel remain operational?

Yes, hostel will remain open and students will continue to stay in the hostel.  

Will the University buses remain operational?

Transportation services will be suspended during the period from 15 March to 4 April 2020.

What are the required preventive measures for University contractors?

Contractors entering the premises are required to wear protective masks and gloves.

What should I do if I have returned from an affected country?

You need to undergo the necessary medical tests, and remain in home quarantine for 14 days.

How will I continue with my registered courses?

All courses will take place remotely using online platforms.

Will campus food facilities remain operational?

Some restaurants and café houses will be open from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM Sunday through Thursday.

How to access online tools?

For Faculty Guidelines for Online Classes: Please Click Here to watch the tutorial videos
For Students Guidelines for Online Classes: Please Click Here to watch the tutorial videos

Where can I find the latest guidance about Covid-19?

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