A Safe Campus
Let’s Get Started! – Welcome to your Safe Campus
We are very excited and ready to welcome you back on campus after along a battle against COVID-19 and here are the procedures on how we are making your experience in APU as enjoyable as possible while ensuring your safety are not comprised.
Before we get started, let’s keep in mind that ONLY FULLY VACCINATED STUDENTS, STAFF, WORKERS AND VISITORS WILL BE PERMITTED TO ENTER THE CAMPUS.
In line with guidelines issued by MKN for all premises nationwide, the definition of full vaccination is as follows:
a. For those who are on the two-dose vaccines (eg. Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Sinovac), full vaccination is considered achieved 14 days after receiving the second dose.
Vaccination is our best protection and the most effective way to curb the spread of the virus. As we look forward to moving beyond this recovery phase, it is important that we all do our part to emerge stronger together.
APU - Providing a Safe Campus Environment
HEALTH AND SAFETY GUIDELINES WHILE ON CAMPUS:
- Facemasks are to be worn at all times during entry and on campus, except while dining in the cafeteria
- Physical distance of 1 metre is to be maintained between 2 persons at all times.
- Physical contact of any sort should be avoided
- The regular sanitisation of hands is highly encouraged. Automatic sanitiser dispensers are available throughout the campus.
STUDENTS ARE STRONGLY ADVISED TO PRACTICE STANDARD PREVENTION MEASURES AND SOCIAL DISTANCING AT ALL TIMES.
Enhanced Safety Measures on Campus
01: Restricted Entry & Exit Points
Restricted Entry & Exit Points
- Main Entrance at Level 1M (APU)
- Grand Staircase (APU)
- Main Atrium (APIIT)
02: Arrival at the Campus
Mandatory Temperature Screening
All visitors, staff and students are required to go through the Thermal Scanners while entering the APU & APIIT campuses. Visitors / Staff / Students who were detected with high body temperature (above 37.5ºC) will be advised to seek medical treatment from the nearest medical centre and will NOT be allowed in the campus.
Thermal Scanning and Random Thermal Checks will be conducted throughout the day at various points on campus.
Professional Dress Code Policy
Mondays - Fridays
Long or Short Sleeve Collared Shirts (Tucked-in)
Slacks, Trousers, Khakis
Shoes, Loafers, Sneakers, Sports Shoes and Boots
Office Wear for Males & Females
Traditional Attire & its accessories (e.g.Songkok)
APU Clubs & Societies / Activity T-Shirts / APU Official T-Shirts (Tucked-in)
Collared T-Shirts (Tucked-in)
Jeans / Pants with Denim material (strictly no ripped / torn jeans material)
Sandals (Males), Slippers, Flip-Flops, Slip-Ons
Short Pants, Revealing Blouses (Bare-back, Off-shoulder, Crop-top, Deep-V, Spaghetti Strap, Tank-top)
Jogging Pants, Cargo Pants, Yoga Pants, Gym Tights / Leotards, Sports Tights
Skort (Shorts with front skirt)
Piercing except for Ears & Nose
Ripped / Torn Jeans
Round Neck T-Shirts
- All APU/APIIT Offices
- Classrooms, Auditoriums & Lecture Halls
- All Laboratories & Workshops
- Bursary & Fee Counters
- Exam Halls
- Corridors & Open Spaces within Teaching Blocks
- Teaching & Learning Spaces & Other Offices for Academic / Official Matters
Leisure & Lifestyle Zones
- Sports Facilities (i.e. Sweat Zone, Sports Pavilion, etc)
- Convenience Stores, F&B Kiosks
- Student Lounges
- On-Campus Accommodation
- Residents’ Lounge & Campus Connect Lounge
- On-Campus Clinic
- Open Spaces / Areas that are catered for lifestyle & recreational activities
All visitors, staff and students are required to Check-In using the MySejahtera application as they arrive at APU & APIIT Campuses. Please ensure that you install the application and check-in using the QR code upon arrival.
You are encouraged to bring a pocket sanitiser and wear a face mask while you are at the campus. Hand sanitisers are available at the entry/exit points as well as in the offices and the service counters around the campus.
03: Practice of Social Distancing
Health and Safety - Our Priority
Markers & signages have been placed around the campus – while you are in a queue, kindly follow the floor markers to ensure a social distance with the people in front / behind of you.
There is a maximum capacity for all washrooms at the campuses. Some wash basins have been deactivated to ensure social distancing between the users.
All lifts at APU & APIIT campuses have a maximum capacity of 4 persons per trip. Kindly follow the standing positions as indicated on the floor to maintain the social distance while in the lifts.
Tables & chairs at the cafeteria have been re-arranged to accommodate a limited capacity. Kindly follow the markers on the tables and do not rearrange the tables / chairs while using the cafeteria.
Auditoriums, Classrooms & Lecture Halls
Our auditoriums will be operating at a limited capacity. Seats have been folded and blocked to ensure social distancing. Kindly do not remove the ribbons on the seats and sit according to the allocated arrangements while attending your classes.
Our classrooms and lecture halls will also be operating at a limited capacity. Tables & chairs in the classroom have been re-arranged for the face-to-face classes. Kindly follow the markers on the tables and do not rearrange the tables / chairs while you are attending your classes.
All engineering labs will be operating at limited capacity. Students who wish to use Engineering laboratories for research usage are required to make a booking prior to your visit. Some machineries may be disabled to limit the capacity within the labs – kindly refer to the Lab Assistants for guidance. While you are in the lab, please maintain a social distance at all times.
All computer labs will be operating at a limited capacity. Students who wish to use Computer laboratories (after / before class hours) are required to make a booking prior to your visit. Some computers have been disabled to limit the capacity within the labs – kindly refer to the signages on the monitor screens or seek assistance from the Technical Assistants. While you are in the lab, please maintain a social distance at all times.
Design Studios and Workshops
All design studios and workshops will be operating in a limited capacity. While you are in the design studios and workshops, please maintain a social distance at all times.
All seating areas, discussion rooms, sofas and reading zones have been rearranged to ensure social distancing. Kindly refer to the signages on the table / seats while using the Library. Please do not rearrange the tables / chairs / bean bags while using the Library.
04: Regular Sanitisation at ALL Facilities
05: On-Campus Support
During these unprecedented times, we are committed to ensuring a safe campus environment for our APU & APIIT community. We are a family of 13,000 - everyone is precious. Your health, wellbeing and safety is our priority.
If you are at campus, and you are feeling unwell or are experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19, kindly visit the on-campus Oceana Clinic (located at Level 4) for medical treatment.
Mental Health Support
If you are feeling stressed, anxious, depressed or if you would like to seek help from someone, our Counselling Team is available to provide mental health support.
You may reach out to the counsellors by emailing them or setting up meetings using Microsoft Teams. Their contact details are as follows:
Ms. Emily Octavia Mathius - Email: email@example.com | Teams: Emily Octavia
Ms. Cynthia Shoba Thanaraj - Email: Cynthia.firstname.lastname@example.org | Teams: Cynthia Shoba
Hotline: 03-8996 1000
Emergency Hotline: +6 017-379 1700 (7am - 7pm) | +6 017-2381300 (7pm - 7am)