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News related to the Coronavirus situation

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Important information on the coronavirus situation

The UiS is open to students, staff and visitors, in compliance with existing infection control precautions. UiS is monitoring the coronavirus situation closely and will keep this page updated with any new information that applies to the university.

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Questions and answers about the coronavirus situation for students

How does the coronavirus outbreak affect the university and you as a student? Check below for questions and answers.

Infection control routines for lecture rooms at UiS

Infection control routines for lecture rooms at UiS

Familiarize yourself with our infection control instructions for classrooms and auditoriums before you arrive at UiS.


Hygiene measures during examination

Are you registered for a school exam on campus this autumn, and are worried about Corona? We have taken the necessary measures to make it safe for you to sit for exams at the university.

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Help us keep campus corona free

Student at UiS? Read on to see what you can do to prevent the spread of infection.

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Standard infection control precautions at the UiS

It is important that everybody observes these rules while on our campuses.

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Reopening of the library

Ullandhaug Library is open for students and staff at UiS. You can borrow and return books, and book a limited number of reading spaces. Guidance will mainly be given digitally.

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A new semester at the UiS

The week to mark the beginning of the new semester starts Monday 10 August, and this year we will be welcoming over 4000 new students to the University of Stavanger.

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UiS cancels student exchanges this autumn

There will be no ordinary student exchange at the University of Stavanger this coming autumn semester.

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Grab a bite at Sentralen again

Café Sentralen in the Arne Rettedal building will partially reopen from Monday May 18.

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Further opening of UiS next week

Starting next week, even more students and staff will be allowed to enter UiS’ campuses.

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Online guidance from the library

The library is available to give digital guidance. Contact us and we will answer your questions.

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SIS housing desk open from May 7

SIS housing desk will be open from 9 am to 3 pm Monday to Friday from May 7.

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Q&A about home exam

Digital home exams may be new to some, therefore we have prepared a Q&A for you. Below you will find answers on how to prepare, what to do if you have technical problems, how to cite your sources and how to scan with your mobile. You will also find information about what to do if you get sick or need extra time during exams.

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Invitation to participate in the survey Take.Care2020

The survey aims to map feelings of accomplishment, resistance as well as mental health in the aftermath of Covid-19 .


Limited reopening of UiS from April 27

The Norwegian government has decided that as a main rule, students and staff must continue to work from home. UiS buildings will however be opened for a small group of students, PhD candidates, postdocs and employees as of April 27.

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How to use Zoom

The video conferencing tool Zoom has now been fully implemented at the University of Stavanger. In order to get full functionality when participating in video lectures via Zoom as a student, you need to download Zoom client and connect via the UiS Zoom platform by following these steps:

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Easter greetings from Rector Klaus Mohn

– One thing is certain. Things will get better. Today, our campuses are closed. But one day we will return. One day you will all be welcome. To a bustling environment, academic community and educational interaction.

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Free Access to Online Resources

Due to Corona several publishers are providing free access to their online resources for a limited time.

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Free access to JoVE Educational Video Library

In these troubling coronatimes JoVE gives students and staff at UiS free access to their educational video library.

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Information to students at the Faculty of Science and Technology

Below you will find information regarding the consequences following the corona outbreak for students at the Faculty of Science and Technology.

We are available digitally!

Online resources from the Library

You can find useful resources online about Endnote, Zotero, LaTeX, NVivo and Tableau. The Library is available to give digital guidance!