For staff and University visitors

The following safety requirements are in place for University staff and visitors

Employees who are in isolation are prohibited from working during the period of isolation except for those employees working remotely or having gotten permission from the National Public Health Center (NVSC);

University visitors are welcome on campus taking all safety measures:

  • employee physical contact with University visitors is limited and a distance of at least 1 meter is necessary or separating the work place from visitors with a barrier;
  • it is mandatory that employees coming into contact with University visitors and those older than 6 years of age wear masks. It is possible not to wear masks during lectures and seminars in auditoriums if there is a distance of 2-meters between persons. Masks do not have to be worn by persons with disabilities, who do to their health can’t wear a mask or wearing a mask would harm their health condition. If a person can’t wear a mask due to a health condition ir there are specific activities undertaken, taking into account professional risk evaluation, other personal safety means may be chosen.

Responsible University staff members must ensure that:

  • Work facilities would be aired and ventilated at least 1 time per hr. or, if possible, continuously;
  • facilities, where persons congregate, must be ventilated before arrival of persons who will be there and during every break/free period;
  • surfaces that persons often come into contact with and touch (learning materials, door handles, door frames, table tops, chair frames, handles, electricity sockets, etc.) must be continuously cleaned with a special cleaning liquid especially for cleaning surfaces and at least 2 times per day;
  • after each group’s use, facilities must be ventilated and cleaned, if organizing the activities common use areas are used (auditoriums, halls, etc.);
  • that learning materials and inventory be cleaned and disinfected, if more than one person used the materials or inventory;
  • at the entrance to University employee work offices dealing with students and other interested persons, that there would be adherence to marked distances by the Building Management team between waiting individuals/students.

When organizing studies and work at the University, masks are mandatory in common area facilities, and a distance of 2-meters must be adhered to in common facilities and enclosed areas. In all cases, including wearing of masks, there must be at least 1-meter distance between individuals.

Persons responsible for event organization must ensure that:

  • in enclosed spaces events would be organized adhering to the groups’ isolation principle;
  • when organizing events in an open space, at least 1-meter distance between participants must be ensured.

Persons organizing University events must adhere to regulations issued by the Minister of Health of the Republic of Lithuania – decisions of state-level extraordinary situations Operations Head Regarding Necessary Conditions of Organization of Cultural and Other Events and those in effect the day of the event.

A person at the University who develops fever (37,3°C or more) or signs of severe respiratory disorders or other infectious diseases, (fever, runny nose, heavy breathing, etc.) must without delay immediately leave University premises and seek advice contacting the Coronavirus Hotline for consultations (tel. 1808) or contact your family doctor.

Are there changes in approving vacation schedules?

This year only academic unit (Faculties/Institute) vacation schedules will be approved. Taking into account the current situation regarding quarantine, announcement and work organization at the University remotely, all department employees will be granted vacation after submitted written requests. In accordance with the University-approved vacation order, please submit your request, signed by your unit/dept. head, to the Personnel Office by e-mail no later than 10 working days