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Student residences will not be closed, but we recommend to student residents who have the possibility to go back to their family home to do so, as a precautionary measure.

If you feel sick, please follow the guidelines “What should I do if I think I am infected?”.

Guidelines for residents

We ask all students who decide to stay at the student residences to help stop the spread of the coronavirus by adhering to following guidelines:

Keep social distance

  • Please avoid all unnecessary social contacts and keep a distance of two metres to another person.
  • If possible, stay in the same group to limit risk. 
  • When using kitchens and common areas, please observe distancing (two metres) and safety rules at all times; if social distancing cannot be respected, masks must be worn. The number of persons permitted simultaneously in common areas, even in larger buildings with sufficient space and including visitors, must not exceed 10 persons. Events and parties (especially with people not living in the residence) are not allowed. Please note that a person who tested positive for COVID-19 and who does not respect isolation measures or a medical prescribed quarantine risks to be fined.

Hygiene rules and keeping distance are crucial during de-confinement. We therefore call upon you to continue to follow these rules in order to prevent the virus from spreading again.

Please use Social Media to stay connected with your friends and roommates.

Limit the number of shared items

Do not share dishes, glasses, cups, kitchen utensils, napkins or bedding with other people. After having used any of these items, wash them carefully with normal detergent and soap.

Implement additional cleaning measures

  • Waste that has been contaminated with bodily fluids (feces, blood, mucus) has to be discarded into a dedicated bin in the room where you are, before evacuating it together with other household waste.
  • Clean and disinfect surfaces which have been touched, i.e. bedside tables, bed frames and other bedroom furniture daily with an ordinary household detergent.
  • Clean and disinfect surfaces in bathrooms and lavatories after each usage with a standard household detergent.
  • Air out your room regularly.
  • All of the clothes, bed linen and towels have to be washed regularly in a washing machine (60°C). All individuals who come into your room should not come closer than 2 meters.

Take general precaution measures

  • Please support yourself and your roommates by making them aware of and following the advice to minimise the spread of any infection.
  • Please stay in your room when the cleaning service is present, and when our team of technicians are operating in a shared area.

What should I do if I live in a student residence and fall sick?

If a COVID-19 infection is suspected or, if you have been tested positively on COVID-19, you should self-isolate yourself immediately for a minimum of 14 days after the onset of symptoms (or upon confirmation to be a suspected case).
Contact with other people must be absolutely avoided.

You also should:

  1. Follow the doctor's instructions (mask and medication);
  2. Call 46 66 44 5555 to notify and send an email to healthinfo@uni.lu
  3. Strictly follow the sanitary recommendations.
  4. Stay in your room. Do not use the shared kitchen.
  5. Please check with your roommates via social media if someone can go grocery shopping for you and provide you with the essentials. All purchases should be left outside in front of your room, personal contact should be avoided.
  6. If you share your bathroom, please clean it thoroughly after each use with normal detergent (shower, washbasin, toilet).

Solidarity and unity are important in this hard time. Please help and support one another and assist sick roommates by helping them with their groceries or the pickup of medication.

Further questions and answers regarding students and student life can be found here.

Thank you for your cooperation and solidarity. Stay safe!