Diponegoro University continues to monitor the development of the new variant of the Omicron Covid-19 virus, especially in the Semarang area. According to the Joint Decree of the Minister of Education and Culture, Minister of Religion, Minister of Health, and Minister of Home Affairs regarding Guidelines for Implementation of Learning in the 2019 Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19) Pandemic, Undip will conduct hybrid learning process with several conditions such as obtaining permission from the local government / Covid-19 Task Force,  students get permission from their parents, and have been declared negative for Covid-19 or have been vaccinated against Covid-19. Meanwhile, the Guidelines for the Implementation of Learning in the Even Semester of the Academic Year 2021/2022 are in accordance with Circular Letter Number 4 of 2022.

Undip provides the principles of learning policies in the even semester of the academic year of 2021/2022 and the implementation of online lectures is carried out according to it.

Hybrid or offline lectures are carried out with the implementation of health protocols such as measuring body temperature, washing hands with water and soap or hand sanitizer, wearing masks and maintaining a minimum distance of 1,6 meters. Lecturers are required to be present in class and students can attend the class by offline or online. The number of courses for each study program which are carried out in a hybrid lectures is a maximum of 5 courses with a maximum parallel class of 2 classes for the same course. Students who will participate in offline lectures are required to specifically register for offline lectures, while those who take online lectures do not need to register for offline lectures. The maximum number of offline participants is a maximum of 30% of the normal class capacity.

Offline lectures are carried out with a maximum of 50% of the number of participants in class, activity and practicum; final project consultation; job training; final project exams and library services as well as student service administration. The students and lecturers must implement strict health protocols and for students who carry out activities on campus, they must carry out an antigen test at the time of registration for study and obtain parental permission for students under 21 years; have received 2-stage vaccination (for double-dose vaccination), or 1-stage (for single-dose vaccination); KTP domicile in the agglomeration area. For students from outside the agglomeration area, they are required to have resided in Semarang/agglomeration area for at least 1 month by showing a certificate from the local official (RT/RW); willing to undergo randomized testing by antigen test or PCR; and has been registered on the PeduliLindungi application.

Lectures for foreign students are conducted online; for foreign students who have been in Indonesia for at least 3 months can take part in practicum and final assignments offline; specifically for Developing Country Partnership (KNB) students or other programs sponsored by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Research and Technology (Kemdikbudristek) and partner funding sources can attend Undip by following the provisions of the Ministry of Education and Culture; and all costs incurred as a result of lectures are the responsibility of each student.

Other provisions include registration for limited face-to-face lectures carried out through the SSO account of each student. The implementation of limited face-to-face learning must prioritize the health and safety of campus residents (students, lecturers, staff) and the surrounding community. (Lin – Public Relations)