The management of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) has released the COVID-19 prevention protocols and resumption guidelines for all students of the institution.

All students are to note the following guidelines for resumption:

  • University Hostels will be opened to accommodate students as from Monday 18th January 2021. No student will be allowed into the hostels earlier than that date. 
  • Hand washing materials will be provided at strategic points within the campus, and students should wash their hands at regular intervals. 
  • Students are to ensure strict compliance with Covid-19 protocols by putting on their facemasks within and outside the University premises, and in this regard, each student is to have at least five (5) sets of washable facemasks. 
  • Each student is to come with hand sanitiser, which should be in his/her possession at all times and be used at intervals.
  • Students are to ensure social distancing by avoiding handshaking, hugging and all forms of massing together in and around the campus. 
  • Students should avoid overcrowded areas such as Football Viewing and Worship Centres, especially when such places disregard appropriate COVID-19 safety protocols.  
  • All students are to ensure the wearing of ID cards with lineyards for easy identification at all times. 
  • No visitor is allowed into the University hostels till further notice.
  • Common and Reading Rooms in the hostels remain closed till further notice.
  • No party /gathering of any kind will be allowed in the University.
  • The number of passengers on-campus shuttles has been reduced. It is compulsory for students to put on their facemasks while riding on shuttle buses. 
  • Students residing off-campus are to ensure compliance with the Covid-19 Prevention Protocols as well.
  • In case of emergency, contact the Health Centre (08034741840, 08060265573, 09037038195) or Student Affairs (08033503320, 08034729164, 08035856299) or Ondo State Hotlines: 0700COVID19 (07002684319),  0701COVID19 (07012684319),  0800COVID19 (08002684319).

Personal responsibility is the key to safety, wishing you a hitch-free resumption.

Prof. Gbenga E. ONIBI
Dean of Students
January 15,2021