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  • <2020 Spring>Yonsei University Measures for Corona 19

    2020.02.25 김지훈 970

    Greetings from Yonsei university.

    We would like to provide you important information about Yonsei University's measure for Corona 19.
    1. Yonsei University Measures for Corona 19

    Related to OIA office

    Our office will be closed before the semester starts in order to prevent the spread of virus. 

    Please send an email to if you have any questions about the program.
    We have an information desk in front of global lounge(Operation hour: 9 am to 5pm/ Feb 25 ~ March 20(Subject to change). However, we would appreciate if you send us an email if you have questions instead of visiting the information desk.

    Related to Dormitory and self-quarantine for students living out of dorm

    Adhering to the dormitory deadline for students subject to active monitoring in China, Southeast Asia, etc.
    Active monitoring of students(who have visited or Stayed China) living out of dorm: the call center checking more than twice a day (increasing the number of call centers).

    Students who have visited or stayed in China and other Asian countries(Japan, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Singapore and Thailand) are requested to self-quarantine for 14 days after entering the country, during which time they will not be allowed to enter school buildings, including the library.

    Related to school buildings

    Block all building entrances and operate only one entrance.
    Thermal imaging cameras or contactless thermometers and hand sanitizers are installed.
    Entrance will be staff-controlled (9:00 AM – 6:00 PM) and access will be granted by student/employee ID cards only during other hours.    

    Related to Library (Reduce library hours and limit use)

    Library: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM operation (closed hours to be used for disinfecting, etc.)
    Only those with access cards can enter.
    24-hour reading room is open at 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM only.
    One-half of the seats will be made available by the system to control student density.


    Related to Campus restaurants (Reduce use of campus restaurants)

    On-campus restaurants are open 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM only.
    Encouraged not to dine in close proximity
    Outside visitors to refrain from using the restaurant


    Related to student’s contact information

    Please update your contact information in Korea on

    Students arriving from affected areas of Corona19 should answer the school's health status check call every day.

    2. Current Situation in Korea

    We would like to tell you that Korean government is trying its best to prevent the spread of infections and infected people and suspicious virus holders are under control by the Korean government.

    Please visit the Seoul Metropolitan Government website if you want to check the updated information and new developments in English.

    We will inform you if there is any update with our program.


    We attached the information about the Basic protective measures against the Corona 19. Please read it very carefully in order to prevent the spread of virus.

    Thank you for your cooperation.