Rules for staying in the student's homes

The rules for accommodation and residence in the student’s homes during the period of the epidemic




Accommodation takes place only on the basis of a decision on granting a place in the student dormitory. It is not possible to change places during the accommodation process.


Resignation from a place in a student residence


A person who resigns from the allocated place is obliged to immediately inform the staff of the Student Dormitory Service Section by phone: 41 349 73 52, 41 349 73 57, 41 349 73 63

or by e-mail:

Date and time of check-in

Checking in takes place during the working hours of the student dormitory administration, i.e. from 7.00 to 15.30. A person who has been allocated a place in a dormitory is obliged to specify the planned date and time of arrival at the dormitory for accommodation by phone or e-mail. A person who reports to accommodation without prior notice or on a date other than the declared date, is served in the last order, taking into account the working hours of the student residence administration.

Accommodation procedure

A person who has been given a place in a dormitory on the date and time indicated by him / her reports to the administration of the dormitory in which he / she has been given the place for the purpose of accommodation. During the accommodation, the student or doctoral student is required to submit a signed declaration confirming, inter alia, that:

• familiarized themselves with the Regulations of the Jan Kochanowski University Student Dormitories;

• undertakes to make timely payments for the space occupied by the student dormitory;

• undertakes to pay the deposit on time;

 • undertakes to observe the rules of living in a student house of the Jan Kochanowski University, including procedures aimed at preventing the spread of SARS-CoV-2 virus;

• has been informed and acknowledges that in the event of contracting COVID-19 or contact with an infected person, a place in a UJK dormitory is not a designated place for quarantine or isolation and therefore no claims are made against the University or the student dormitory manager places of quarantine or isolation, as well as food.

Only a person entitled to accommodation may enter the dormitory with luggage, it is allowed to use the help of another person in the event of carrying and carrying items / items of large dimensions.

 A person who wants to stay in a student dormitory must have their own personal protective equipment.

After submitting the declaration, the person who has been given a place in the student dormitory of the Jan  Kochanowski University receives the key to the room from the administration of the dormitory.


Restrictions on admission to the student dormitory

In the event of an increase in the epidemic threat, the Rector may decide to introduce restrictions on admission to the student dormitory.

Lodging Restrictions

A person with disease symptoms (not applicable to chronic diseases) cannot be accommodated in the student dormitory. A person who has symptoms of the disease should contact the Dormitory Service Section in order to arrange an individual accommodation date. The Head of the Dormitory Service Section may refuse to accommodate a person with symptoms of disease (does not apply to chronic diseases).

 Failure to comply with the above-mentioned rules may result in denial of accommodation.

Rules for the use of student dormitories

Obligations and Restrictions

Residents of student dormitories are required to cover their mouth and nose in common spaces (including corridors) and maintain a distance of at least 1.5 m, as well as to disinfect their hands at the entrance to the building each time.

Inhabitants of student dormitories are provided with means for disinfection (disinfectant dispensers located at the entrance to the building.

Instructions and information posted at the student dormitory

In the student dormitories there are (in Polish and English):

- in visible places:

• information on the need to strictly observe certain rules regarding hand hygiene, hygiene when coughing and sneezing, avoiding touching the mouth, nose and eyes with your hands, and absolute avoidance of close contact with other people, in particular with respiratory symptoms;

• telephone numbers to the sanitary and epidemiological station and medical services as well as instructions on how to proceed in the event of noticing symptoms that may indicate infection with SARS-CoV-2;

- in common areas - information on the number of people who can use the room at the same time;

 - in laundries and TV rooms - instructions for hand disinfection;

- in the case of dispensers with disinfectant - instructions for disinfecting hands.

Student dormitory receptions are equipped with non-contact thermometers.

Staying in the student dormitory for not accommodated students is forbidden

It is prohibited for an unaccommodated person to stay on the premises of student dormitories.



The student dormitory administration is responsible for ensuring the regular disinfection of surfaces such as handrails, door handles, elevator buttons, etc.

 The exchange of bed linen is carried out in accordance with the rules ensuring the possibility of exchanging bed linen while limiting contact between residents.

 Places of isolation

In each student dormitory there is a designated room (additionally equipped with personal protective equipment and disinfectant liquid) as a place of isolation.

Administrative staff of student dormitories, reception staff inform students about the sanitary rules in force and are obliged to react in the event of their violation. Failure to comply with the above-mentioned sanitary rules for the functioning of student dormitories is the basis for deprivation of a place in the student dormitory.

Rules of conduct in the event of suspected infection in a student's dormitory resident:

Procedure in the event of disturbing symptoms or contact with an infected person

If a resident of a student dormitory:

- notice disturbing symptoms (fever above 38 ° C, cough, shortness of breath and trouble breathing, muscle pain and general fatigue, loss of taste and smell),

- had contact with a person confirmed to have the SARS-Cov-2 virus

should immediately contact the primary care physician to schedule an in office appointment or schedule online consultation and notify the staff of the Dormitory Service Section.

From the moment of noticing the symptoms, the resident of the student dormitory is obliged to stay in his room and not leave it until the POZ doctor provides instructions on how to act.

The student should inform the head of the Dormitory Services Section on an ongoing basis about any recommendations as to how to act.

From the moment of the recommendation to remain in isolation, both the person suspected of having an infection as well as persons staying with him / her in one room or flat are obliged to stay in their rooms / flat for the period specified in the current recommendations of the Ministry of Health. The exception is leaving the student dormitory to undergo a medical visit / carry out a SARS-CoV-2 test or go to the so-called isolation rooms. During this time, above mentioned people are not allowed to use common areas, i.e. corridors, laundry / drying room, TV room.

 Referral for tests for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 virus

If a resident of a student dormitory receives a referral for tests to detect the presence of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, he should go to the tests by an individual means of transport. If a resident of the dormitory goes to the drive thru point, he must take a photo ID with him and provide the PESEL number. You do not get out of the car on site. A nasopharyngeal swab will be taken through the open car window. The test is free of charge.

When leaving the room to undergo a doctor's appointment / test for SARS-CoV-2 or go to the so-called  isolation rooms), a resident of the student dormitory should take far-reaching precautions, i.e. cover her mouth and nose tightly and, if possible, not touch the surface of the building.

If the result is positive, the GP informs the patient about the result and about the need to go to the infectious disease ward or observation - infectious disease ward. The primary care physician also informs a hospital with an infectious disease ward about the fact of referring a patient with confirmed COVID-19.

 The hospital makes decisions about:

 - admission to hospital - commencing isolation in an isolation room (isolation wards are to host, among others, people who cannot be quarantined at home, so as not to expose their roommates to coronavirus)

- starting home isolation.

A person with confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection (positive test result) is obliged to immediately report this fact to the Dormitory Service Section.

Rules of stay in solitary confinement

A resident of a student dormitory in isolation is responsible for their own meals (it is advisable to order meals and delivery purchases) and bear the costs. A resident of a dormitory staying in solitary confinement or isolation indicates from among the residents of the dormitory a person responsible for transferring meals (purchases, meals) from the reception desk to the resident's room. If it is not possible to indicate such a person, he or she will be appointed by the Residents Council. The indicated person must agree to be designated by the Residents Council.

The head of the Student Dormitory Service Section, at the request of the resident, confirms that he / she is in isolation or a resident of the student dormitory who is preparing to be in isolation in order to determine the manner of conducting classes. After the end of the isolation period, cleaning and disinfection of touch surfaces is carried out in isolated rooms.

The room in which the person who has been confirmed to be infected is accommodated will be excluded from use for at least 48 hours and disinfected. If a co-resident is excluded from contact with an infected person, he or she is informed about the inability to use the room and recommended to stay in the place where he is currently staying. If this is not possible, an alternative room is provided.

The head of the Dormitory Service Section notifies the Vice-Rector for Education and the sanitary and epidemiological station of any confirmation of infection and isolation and, in consultation with it, determines further steps of the procedure, which may include:

 - taking steps to transport an infected person to a hospital or isolation room;

- determining the area in which the infected person moved and stayed until isolation and routine cleaning of these places and the person's room together with disinfection of touch surfaces;

 - establishing a list of people with whom the infected person contacted up to the point of isolation;

- implementation of additional procedures taking into account the case.

Breaking the rules of isolation is subject to penalties set out in separate regulations and is the basis for deprivation of a place in the student dormitory.

Introducing changes in the functioning of student dormitories

In the event of a change in the epidemic situation, the rules of functioning of student dormitories may change during the academic year.

 In each case, the recommendations of the State District Sanitary Inspector should be followed when determining whether to implement additional procedures taking into account the existing case


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