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Information to the University’s students about the Corona virus

The University is constantly monitoring the situation because of the outbreak of the corona virus, and follows recommendation from the Public Health Agency of Sweden and the Government. The information on Student Portal is updated regularly. Students and staff are encouraged to keep up to date via the responsible authorities’ websites.


FAQ about distance education and examination

FAQ about the corona virus

Information below is updated on November 22

Campus education from October

On October 4, the University switched to regular campus teaching.

What applies from November 22

On 22 November testing guidelines and advice to stay home if you have symptoms  change in Sweden. 

The new recommendation is that everyone from preschool children and older should get tested if having any symptoms of Covid-19. You should get tested even if you are vaccinated. You should also stay at home if you have symptoms of a respiratory tract infection. Such symptoms include a sore throat, fever, cough and a general feeling of illness.


Vaccination against Covid-19

The vaccionation against Covid-19 is free of charge and you do not have to be Swedish citizen to get vaccinated. Read more at Västra Götalandsregionen and see where there are available times near you at Health care centers.

Look at your schedule

As a student at the University of Skövde, it is important to often look at your schedule in TimeEdit and Canvas to see if there are any changes. 

Please, notify us if you have Covid-19

Good to know before the examination week and when you are on campus

Opening hours on Campus 

The facilities on Campus have open: Monday-Thursday 7am-5pm, with access card from 5 pm to midnight. Friday 7am-5pm, with access card 5 pm-9pm. Saturday, only with access card 7:30am-6pm and Sundays with access card 7:30am to midnight.

Opening hours at the library for the autumn semester

Monday-Thursday 8am-10am. Access card needed
6pm-9pm. Access card needed

Friday 8am-10am. Access card needed 

Saturday 10am-4pm

Monday to Friday 8am-10am and Monday-Thursday 6pm-9pm the library is limited to students and staff members and only for self-service. During these hours you will need an access card to enter the library.

Library chat
Monday-Friday 08:00 - 12:00 when the library is open.

The University's crisis group

The University's crisis group has reconciliations about the situation. The group also has contact with the municipality of Skövde, other universities and with medical officer at the hospital in Skövde. The crisis group continously updates the information on Staff Portal and the Student Portal. 

Action plan för confirmed cases of Covid-19 at the University

The situation can quickly change, so stay updated.

Updated: 11/18/2021 4:13:01 PM
Published: 3/11/2020

Further information related to Covid-19


Student Support webinars during Autumn semester

During Autumn semester, Student Support will arrange webinars to support students, regardless if distance education is choosen or not. All webinars are open for everybody in their studies.