Notice Regarding the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Outbreak

To Our Valued Partners and Students,

Warmest greetings from Chung-Ang University.

Due to the recent outbreak of the novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), there have been significant changes in the upcoming exchange program for Spring 2020.

We are very sorry that this virus has become the cause of your inconvenience, and ask for your kind understanding that every measure will be taken for your own protection.

Please refer to the information below for the details, as well as the attachments to this blog post.

  1. Regarding Airport Pick-up and Orientation:

Both Airport Pick-up and Orientation have been cancelled in order to keep you safe and prevent the novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) from spreading further. Instead, all related information will be provided to you via email. Attached to this blog post is a detailed account of how to find your way to Chung-Ang University campus from the airport. Information regarding orientation will be provided via email also, before the start of the semester.

※ The dormitory check-in service will be supported by the OIA as scheduled, on Friday and Saturday(February 28th and 29th). As informed previously, the check-in service will be provided to the students arriving before 6PM [KST]. 

For exchange students (cont. and new) who will be studying at Seoul campus:

Please refer to the How to get to Seoul Campus from Incheon International Airport PDF file.

 For exchange students (cont. and new) studying at Anseong campus:

Please refer to both the How to get to Seoul Campus from Incheon International Airport and How to get to Anseong Campus from Seoul Campus PDF files.

You will find it easier and cheaper to go from Seoul campus to Anseong campus with the instructions we have provided.

  1. Regarding TB test results (required for students who wish to live in the dormitory):

You must take the TB test after February 15th, 2020. This date has been pushed 2 weeks compared with the date in the email we previously sent you, due to tighter restrictions in regards to the novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

  1. Regarding Attendance:

Please read the following Guidelines provided by the Ministry of Education and act according to your situation.

1) Those who have been in the Hubei Province within 14 days prior to date of entry to Korea (with or without symptoms of the novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV))

– Completely banned from attending school for at least 14 days since the date of your entry to Korea. You are allowed to attend school after the 14 days are over and you did not experience any fever of respiratory problems (coughing, difficulty breathing, a sore throat, etc.).

– If you should experience symptoms of novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) (high fever or respiratory problems) after entry to Korea, you MUST call both 1339 and the community health center, and visit a designated hospital.

2) Even if you were not in the Hubei Providence, those who have been to any Chinese region within 14 days prior to date of entry to Korea and are showing symptoms of the novel Coronavirus (2019- nCoV) are

– Completely banned from attending school for at least 14 days since the date of your entry to Korea. You are allowed to attend school after the 14 days are over if you did not experience any fever of respiratory problems (coughing, difficulty breathing, a sore throat, etc.).

– If you should experience symptoms of novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) (high fever or respiratory problems) after entry to Korea, you MUST call both 1339 and the community health center, and visit a designated hospital.

3) Even if you were not at Hubei Providence, those who have been to any Chinese region within 14 days prior to date of entry to Korea and are not showing symptoms of the novel coronavirus (2019- nCoV)

– You may attend classes but need to fill out a self-questionnaire for your own keeping, check your temperature repeatedly, and wear a mask at all times (mask will be provided at the Student Health Center).

4) Those who have been in contact with another person who either has been confirmed to have the novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) or are suspected to have it are

– Completely banned from attending school for at least 14 days since the date of your contact with said person. You are allowed to attend school after the 14 days are over and you did not experience any fever of respiratory problems (coughing, difficulty breathing, a sore throat, etc.).

– If you should experience symptoms of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) (high fever or respiratory problems) after entry to Korea, you MUST call both 1339 and the community health center, and visit a designated hospital.

5) For those of 1), 2), and 4), please contact Chung-Ang University and inform us of your situation:

Seoul Anseong
Student Health Center 02-820-6339 031-670-3519
Office of International Affairs 02-820-6575 031-670-3584
  1. Regarding Health Insurance:

You will be able to pay for your health insurance online once you arrive, instead of buying it personally at the Office of International Affairs. Further notices will be sent to you via email near the start of the semester.

Health Insurance is required for all international students attending Chung-Ang University.

Regarding the Office of International Affairs:

We would appreciate it if you could use our official email address as the first medium for any questions you might have after you arrive. Following orders from our Ministry of Education, we ask you to please refrain as much as possible from visiting the OIA for your own protection.

How to get to Seoul Campus from Incheon International Airport

How to get to Anseong Campus from Seoul Campus

Notice Regarding the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Outbreak

More Information

Here is some helpful information on how to avoid the virus (Recommendations/Dos and Don’ts) while in Korea. This information has been translated into 12 different languages, offered below.

Cambodian

Recommendations for Preventing Coronavirus – Cambodian

Coronavirus Prevention Dos and Don’ts – Cambodian

Chinese

Recommendations for Preventing Coronavirus- Chinese

Coronavirus Prevention Dos and Don’ts-Chinese

English

Recommendations for Preventing Coronavirus-English

Coronavirus Prevention Dos and Don’ts-English

Japanese

Recommendations for Preventing Coronavirus- Japanese

Coronavirus Prevention Dos and Don’ts – Japanese

Lao

Recommendations for Preventing Coronavirus – Lao

Coronavirus Prevention Dos and Don’ts – Lao

Mongolian

Recommendations for Preventing Coronavirus – Mongolian

Coronavirus Prevention Dos and Don’ts – Mongolian

Nepali

Recommendations for Preventing Coronavirus – Nepali

Coronavirus Prevention Dos and Don’ts – Nepali

Filipino

Recommendations for Preventing Coronavirus – Filipino

Coronavirus Prevention Dos and Don’ts – Filipino

Russian

Recommendations for Preventing Coronavirus – Russian

Coronavirus Prevention Dos and Don’ts – Russian

Taiwanese

Recommendations for Preventing Coronavirus – Taiwanese

Coronavirus Prevention Dos and Don’ts – Taiwanese

Uzbek

Recommendations for Preventing Coronavirus- Uzbek

Coronavirus Prevention Dos and Don’ts – Uzbek

Vietnamese

Recommendations for Preventing Coronavirus – Vietnamese

Coronavirus Prevention Dos and Don’ts – Vietnamese

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