Campus life

NU regulations while in the Red Zone

Student Dormitory regime

High frequency COVID-19 testing and screening (as per approved protocol), and not gathering in shared spaces. No visitors

Residential Complex regime

No outside and Campus Resident household visitors, with exception of health care givers and nannies (PCR negative and no recent overseas travel history within last 2 weeks). No indoors children’s playground shall be used. Strict safety precautions shall be followed at outdoor playing areas.

Campus Access

Restricted hours to Campus Residents and approved list of faculty, staff, and outside visitors (including nannies), including PEs Technopark Residents (PCR negative) 

7 am – 1:00 am. One time access to offices for up to 30 minutes upon approval by Dean or Head of the Unit.

Quarantine requirements

Mandatory quarantine for Campus Residents arriving first time on campus, and/or from overseas travel

Service delivery on Campus premises

Only authorized delivery services for food, groceries, pharmaceuticals (drugs) and other items; official taxis 

Public services on Campus

University Health Center (UHC), pharmacy, grocery shops with restricted working hours; cafes operate on takeaway or delivery mode only   

Athletic and Sports Centers

Operational with separate access (negative PCR tests required) and strict non-pharmaceutical precautions (facemasks, physical distancing, hand hygiene, temperature checks). Limited number of visitors up to 20 people in training sessions. No public events and competitions.

 

Study

NU regulations while in the Red Zone

Instruction (teaching and learning) mode

Strictly online with exception of clinical and practical sessions in groups of up to 10 people with strict non- pharmaceutical precautions (face masks, physical distancing, hand hygiene, temperature checks)

Group gathering (public spaces, conference and meeting rooms)

Not more than 3 people in a group indoors with strict non-pharmaceutical precautions (face masks, physical distancing, hand hygiene, temperature checks)

Research Laboratory Access (monitored by Schools and Head of Units)

Up to 10 % occupancy

Please note that a separate note has been issued by the Provost on access rules. The rules are subject to modification as conditions dictate.

Quiet research space in NU Library for PhD students

Please contact library@nu.edu.kz for further details.

Suspended for two weeks

Co-working space in NU Library and in NUSOM

Please contact the Department of Student Services for further details.

Suspended for two weeks

 

Library

Students, faculty, and staff can borrow or return the books at their convenience. The service can be arranged via library@nu.edu.kz.

Please submit a request, book details (up to six items per person), your location/address. The library coordinators will inform you about the date, time and place for delivery or return.

The book delivery to other cities via Kazpost is also considered (to be paid by the requesting student).

Please contact the Library staff for further details on any of these issues. They will help you with any questions

 

Childcare on Campus

The Montessori School operates classes on Campus for three age groups of children, namely 0-3, 3-6, and 6-9. All daycare employees are regularly tested and a nurse monitors the children daily. 

 

Athletic and Sports Centers

Operational with separate access and strict non-pharmaceutical precautions (facemasks, physical distancing, hand hygiene, temperature checks). Limited number of visitors up to 20 people in training sessions. No public events and competitions

Please follow the instructions issued by CLC/HSE on the rules governing the gym’s use, which includes proof of a recent negative RT-PCR test. 

The NU Athletic Center (including the pool) and the Gym in Block 38 will be open for use during the day from 6:00 am to 9:00 pm with the cleaning and disinfection breaks throughout the day as follows: 10:00-11:00 and 15:00-16:00 along with the final daily disinfection after the closing at 9 pm.

We implore you to remain vigilant and to maintain proper protocols including wearing masks properly, washing hands, and observing physical distance requirements. 

Here are the current access and use conditions that should be followed all the time at the NU Athletic Center and the Gym in Block 38:

1)  Access is granted only for those with the negative result of the PCR test for COVID-19.

2)  Users are strictly required to have their ID cards, mask in the Gym, and pass the reception during the visit.

3)  Safety precautions should be followed all the time and no warning tapes shall be crossed or removed.

4)  Temporally, to avoid close encounters in the changing rooms, we recommend coming dressed up for exercises to the gym (whenever it is possible).

5)  Users should NOT visit the Athletic Center and Gym if they feel unwell or have cold-symptoms.

6)  A limited number of people (within 30% of regular occupancy) at a time is allowed with mandatory safety measures followed during the visit.

7)  The users should plan their visits accordingly so that no users will be within the facility during the cleaning and disinfection breaks (starting at 10 am and 3 pm).

Access to the NU Athletic Center and Gym is provided with your ID card activated for 2-week access after payment and presentation of negative PCR test results for COVID-19 at the Reception (phone, 70-99-69). No cash is accepted – please, have your NU ID and credit card for payments.