Protection

Use of face mask at UNIGE

Updated 29 October

Wearing a face mask is compulsory inside all university buildings and at the outdoor entrances of the buildings. Specifically, mask must be worn on at all times, including in elevators, bathrooms, classrooms, libraries and whenever people move around.

The FOPH rules on the correct use of face masks must be followed by staff members, students and anyone else on University premises. The Rectorate has also drawn up a directive setting out the rules concerning face masks.

> How to use it ? Read the instructions

> How to get one ? Distribution of protective material for students and staff members 

Students : No, wearing a face mask is compulsory.

Teachers : You can remove your face mask once you have reached your desk and the distance of 1.5 meters from the students is respected. You must wear it back whenever you are moving around.

You can remove your face mask only when all participants are seated and the distance of 1.5 meters between all people is respected. You must wear it whenever you are moving around.

You can remove your face mask at your workplace only if the social distance of 1.5 meters with your colleagues is respected or if you work in an individual office.

Starting on 12 October, the library will be back to normal capacity and you will be required to wear a mask at all times while inside.

Employees: You can remove your face mask as long as the distance of 1.5 meters from colleagues is maintained.

Users: No, you must wear your face mask when you are at the porter’s lodge or the counter.

Wearing a face mask is compulsory for all participants as they enter the UNIGE buildings and for the entire duration of the event. For public lectures, speakers are allowed to remove their face mask once they have arrived on the stage, as soon as the social distance of 1.5 meters from the public and other speakers is respected at all times throughout the lecture. They must put it on again before leaving the stage.

The face mask must be worn by all participants, except the defendant, who may remove it as long as the social distance of 1.5 meters from the participants is respected.

 

No, you must wear your face mask in all relaxation areas. The UNIGE recommends that members of its community do not take their meals in the work or relaxation areas but only in the cafeterias.

No, the wearing of a face mask is compulsory in the university buildings whenever people move around.

No. You must wear a face mask in cafeterias, even in queues or when moving around. Wearing a face mask is also compulsory on the terrace. You may remove your face mask only when seated.

The cafeterias are for the sole use of the catering.

Contact tracing : In accordance with the rules applying to the catering sector, contact tracing is compulsory in UNIGE cafeterias.

Neither UNIGE nor the cafeteria service providers  have access to the personal data collected, which is only intended for the Cantonal Medical Service.

 

No, you must wear your face mask in all work areas. The UNIGE recommends that members of its community do not take their meals in the work or relaxation areas but only in the cafeterias.

I can only remove my face mask  in my office if the social distance of 1.5 meters is respected with colleagues with whom I share my office. I must put it back on whenerver I move around and during all interactions with colleagues with whom I do not share my office. I can remove it if I work alone in my office.

No, wearing of face masks is now also compulsory in outdoor areas in busy pedestrian zones, such as at the entrances to university buildings.