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【IMPORTANT】Measures regarding events and extracurricular activities upon the outbreak of novel Coronavirus (March 16 to March 31)

March 10th, 2020
Sophia University

Dear students, faculty and staff members,

Given the spread of the novel Coronavirus, the Government has defined the immediate present as a critical moment for the prevention of the wider spread of the virus in Japan and has requested the implementation of measures to reduce risk of transmission. Sophia School Corporation previously decided to cancel all events and extracurricular activities scheduled through Sunday, March 15th, and now extends this cancellation period to Tuesday, March 31st.

We understand the inconvenience that this may cause, however we have arrived at this decision prioritizing our social responsibility to prevent further transmission as well as to ensure the safety of our students, faculty, and staff members. We request your cooperation and understanding in this matter.

In addition, due to the significant number of students that will be on campus for the distribution of graduation certificates on Thursday March 24th from 10a.m. to 5p.m., we request that you do not enter Yotsuya Campus if you are not a graduating student.

* You will be informed of decisions regarding end of March events for returning current students, the entrance ceremony for new students, new semester guidance sessions, and orientation camp as soon as they have been made.

* Feb. 28, 2020    [URGENT] Measures regarding events and extracurricular activities upon the outbreak of novel coronavirus