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Chulalongkorn University Announcement Re:  Guidelines for Organizing Student Activities Following a Decline in Cases Resulting from the COVID-19 Outbreak

Since the Office of Student Affairs, Chulalongkorn University has issued an announcement regarding the Guidelines for Organizing Activities During the COVID-19 Outbreak (Number 7) dated September 15, 2021,

In accordance with clause 2 of Chulalongkorn University Announcement re:  Opening of Offices, Class Management and General Operations During the Easing of Restrictions Following a Decline in Cases Resulting from the COVID-19 Outbreak (Number 2) dated November 24, 2021 this announcement is therefore made accordingly.  

  1.  That Chulalongkorn Announcement re: Guidelines for Organizing Activities During the COVID-19 Outbreak (Number 7) dated September 15, 2021 be canceled. 
  1. The organizing of all activities must receive the approval of a designated Vice President, Dean or Deputy Dean overseeing student affairs and that there should be a lecturer as an adviser for a particular activity who will monitor the situation and report matters directly to the student affairs officer in charge.  
  1. From December 15, 2021 the format of all activities being organized shall be either online or in person until an announcement is made regarding any changes.
  1. COVID-19 prevention measures for in person activities are as follows:
  • All students participating in that activity must have received at least two vaccinations the types of which meet with government approval.  
  • All students participating in that activity must undergo an Antigen Test Kit (ATK) not more than 3 days prior to attending the activity.
  • If the activity is being held on campus the number of students allowed to be present at that activity must not exceed 50 students.  For off-campus activities the number of participants must not exceed 100 or they should comply with government announcements/orders related to COVID-19 prevention measures in place in the area where the activity is held.
  • Students participating in an activity are required to observe public health guidelines for the prevention of COVID-19 such as constant hand sanitizing with alcohol gel, monitoring of body temperature, wearing face masks and other measures deemed necessary.
  • If the activity involves travel in a vehicle the number of passengers must not exceed 70% of the vehicle’s standard capacity or as appropriate to the type of vehicle.  Passengers are required to wear a face mask for the duration of their travel.
  • Students participating in an activity must join a LINE chat group or any other group application created specifically for that activity for any health updates on all participants for at least 2 weeks once the activity has come to an end.  They must also report to the person in charge of the activity in order to provide necessary assistance in cases where an infection of the COVID-19 virus has taken place.  
  • The person in charge of the activity must have a data base with the names of all participants along with the full information concerning the COVID-19 prevention measures.
  • At each activity there should be a staff member or student assigned to oversee the safe implementation of COVID-19 prevention measures and submit periodic reports to the work unit concerned.
  1.  Additional COVID-19 prevention measures other than those specified in number 4 shall be applied to such activities as:

Community service and volunteer camp activities 

  • Participants must receive permission in order to enter the area where the camp is being held.
  • Participants must be mindful of maintaining social distancing of 1-2 meters per person.

Sports activities

  • Athletes, coaches and staff members accompanying the athletes on a tournament must strictly observe the COVID-19 prevention measures determined by the host.

Academic or student development activities

  • Participants must be mindful of maintaining social distancing of 1-2 meters per person.
  1. In cases where there is a problem or complication in the implementation of this announcement the Vice President for Student Affairs or a Section Head shall have the final decision in determining the outcome.

Given on:  December 14, 2021

Assistant Professor Dr. Chaiyaporn Puprasert

Acting on behalf of the President

Chula’s encouragement and support for research is excellent for teachers, students, and the public.

Associate Professor Dr. Suchana Chavanich Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University