Universiti Putra Malaysia Senate, in its 686th meeting on 11 February 2021 agreed to allow undergraduate students, Master’s by coursework students from certain programmes and admission cohorts (as listed in Appendix 1 attached), to return to UPM Serdang campus for hybrid teaching and learning activities beginning 22 March 2021. For PhD and Master’s by research mode students who need to return to campus, they are required to submit an application to be on campus via their respective Dean for the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic and International)’s consideration and approval.
As determined by the University, students from Peninsular Malaysia returning to campus from the Northern, Central, Southern and Eastern zones, will be required to undergo a 10 day isolation beginning from the following dates:
(i) Bachelor & Master’s by Coursework students: 6 – 12 March 2021
(ii) Foundation Studies for Agricultural Science students: 28 – 31 March 2021
As for returning students from Sabah and Sarawak, the University will make an announcement at a later date.
All returning students who require accommodation on campus must get supporting letters from their respective faculty/school/centre and submit them to the Housing and Placement Division, Office of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Student Affairs and Alumni) for consideration and approval.
Students who need to return to campus but their programmes and admission cohort are not listed in Appendix 1 and who also require accommodation on campus, may submit their applications to the Housing and Placement Division, Office of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Student Affairs and Alumni) from 26 – 28 February 2021 for consideration and approval.
Note that only students who are healthy and are not classified as Person Under Investigation (PUI) are allowed to return to campus. All students are required to comply with the SOPs set by the National Security Council and the Ministry of Health Malaysia as well as all other regulations prescribed by UPM.
Any changes in UPM’s guidelines as a result of amendments in government policies and regulations during the pandemic will be updated when necessary.
Prof. Ts. Dr. M. Iqbal Saripan
Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic and International)
Universiti Putra Malaysia
16 February 2021| 4 Rejab 1442H
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