In accordance with the extension of the period of the SOE declaration issued for Kyoto, Osaka, Hyogo and Shiga prefectures, the Alert Level in place at KUFS for preventing the spread of COVID-19 will remain at Level 3 (Heightened Precautions) until Thursday, September 30th.
From September 27th (Mon.) to October 2nd (Sat.) inclusive, all classes will be held remotely.
Up to and including Saturday October 2nd, 2021: Synchronous classes to be held remotely using Microsoft Teams
From Monday October 4th, 2021: All classes will resume face-to-face teaching on campus
（2）Remote Learning (On-demand/Pre-Recorded Video Classes)
On-demand/pre-recorded video classes will continue to be available.
2．Students on Campus
As a rule, students are not permitted on campus during the summer vacation. However, students shall be permitted on campus when they need to consult with faculty/staff at an academic department/office and/or when they need to use the library facilities. (No pre-registration for these types of campus visits is required.)
【Office hours during the summer vacation】
From Wednesday, September 1st to Saturday, September 25th, 2021, the office will be open from 9am to 12pm - midday, and from 1pm to 5pm.
(Please note the office is not open on Sundays and on National Holidays)
The library is open from 9am to 5pm.
From Monday September 27th, 2021, if a student wishes to take remote lessons on campus, he/she will be allowed access to the campus. (No pre-registration for these types of campus visits is required.)
As a rule, all extracurricular activities are suspended until further notice.
4. Business Hours for Dining Halls, Cafeteria, Bookstore and Shops
The following hours of business shall apply from Monday October 4th, 2021:
◎ LIBRE (located on 1F of Building #12)
Monday to Friday: 12pm, midday to 2pm *takeout bento boxes also available
◎ CAFE TARO (located on 1F of Building #9)
Monday to Friday: 11am to 2pm *only selling takeout bento lunch boxes
◎ COMPAGNO (located in the B1F of Building #1)
Monday to Friday: 9am to 6pm
【Shops】 Located in Building #11
Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm
【Bookstore】 Located in Building #11
Monday to Friday: 9am to 7pm; Saturdays 10am to 3pm
In addition to the three important points listed below, please continue to practice good hygiene when it comes to handwashing, wear a mask at all times and practice social distancing. We continue to ask faculty and students to avoid unnecessary or non-urgent gatherings or trips outside the home and/or workplace.
The following three activities are forbidden until further notice:
- Any get-togethers and social events/gatherings for clubs or circles
- Any gatherings or activities that require you to gather in large numbers; any overnight stays with a group of friends
- Holding conversations without wearing a mask, even when eating a meal
During mealtimes with others please abide by the KYOTO MANNER protocols set out by Kyoto Prefecture and Kyoto City.
- Choose an establishment fitted out with acrylic sheet partitions and adequate ventilation
- Wear a mask when talking
- Wash and disinfect your hands before and after eating
- Do not talk with a loud voice
- Take a maximum of two hours over a meal and keep your group size to a maximum of 4 people
Please ensure that you have familiarized yourself with the advice provided by Kyoto City prior to eating out with others.
Please note that any changes to the Alert Level at KUFS will be announced on our website, so please be sure to check back regularly.