7, September 2021

Dear All students,

Chairperson of the Board of Executives,

Teaching method etc. from October and intensive courses on September


In accordance with the spread of COVID-19 nationwide, this is to inform you that classes will be delivered by online teaching during the following period.


  1. Online teaching period
    From Monday, 4 October 2021 to Friday, 15 October 2021
    *Partially, in-person classes will be implemented. Please refer to 4. (1), (3).
  2. Returning home in Aizu etc. and intensive health checking period
    Please return home in Aizu etc., by Monday, 4 October 2021.
    This online teaching period is intensive health checking period. Please take care of your health management and prepare in-person classes starting from 19 October.
  3. Teaching after the online teaching period
    • (1) From 19 October, classes should be delivered in-person.
      However, if there are requests of refraining from non-essential and non-urgent outgoings etc. by prefecture etc., online teaching will continue. In that case, we will inform you separately.
    • (2) Only for GS courses, regardless of the requests with/without the non-essential and non-urgent outgoings from prefecture etc., online teaching is possible by each professor's decision.
  4. Details of communication
    • (1) If only it's difficult to teach online, such as experiments using on-campus equipment, the classes will be delivered in-person under taking infection prevention measures.
    • (2) Concerning how your classes are delivered, please check the information which will be sent to you from the instructors in charge of each course.
    • (3) In case of giving instructions or guidance to individual students (about Graduation Thesis etc.), professor will inform you. Please check his/her instruction.
    • (4) If you are not under an environment to take courses remotely at home, you could use terminals in the available exercise rooms on campus or bring your own laptops to the assigned classroom.
    • (5) During the above period, entering the campus is NOT prohibited.
    • (6) Make sure to prepare the health observation sheet and always carry it with you.
      In particular, if you are returning to Aizu from the regions where the risk of infection is high, manage your physical condition, and stay at home if you have flu-like symptoms.
  5. Notes for taking online classes
    • (1) When attending online classes in assigned classroom or exercise room etc. without instructors, please sit with one seat vacant, and do not sit next to each other.
      Also, please do not use the terminals marked with X. Make sure to wear a mask, disinfect your hands etc. to take infection control measures thoroughly and avoid close density.
    • (2) Please avoid taking classes at your friend's home etc. with many students.
    • (3) In case you have in-person classes which need experiments using on-campus equipment, and the preceding or following class is taught online, you have to come to campus to attend the online classes. Please consider attending the online classes by using terminals in available exercise rooms on campus, or bringing your laptop in assigned classroom, if needed.
  6. Intensive classes in September
    • (1) Teaching method is online
      However, in the following cases, in-person teaching is possible under taking measure of infection prevention.
      1. It is difficult to teach online, such as experiments using on-campus equipment.
      2. It is difficult to switch to online teaching, such as part-time lecturers.
      3. Small number of registered students, approx. up to 20 or so
    • (2) Teaching method of each courses will be informed you from course instructor. Please follow the instruction.

(Contact: Academic Affairs Section, E-mail: sad-aas@u-aizu.ac.jp)

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