Students of undergrad programs final year and Master’s program were allowed to return to dormitories on October 5
Dhaka University is set to resume in-person academic activities from October 17, after a hiatus of a year and half due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The decision came from a meeting of the Academic Council on Thursday, said its member Prof Abul Mansur Ahmed, the chairperson of Mass Communication and Journalism Department.
On October 5, the university opened the residential halls to its honours fourth year and master’s students who received at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine.
Meanwhile, second and first year students will be allowed into the halls from October 10, as per recommendation of the Provost Standing Committee.
Earlier on September 28, the Provost Standing Committee and the Academic Council made the decision to reopen dorms at a syndicate meeting chaired by the vice-chancellor.
The dorms had remained shut since March 20 last year following the outbreak of Covid-19 in Bangladesh which prompted the government to shut down education institutes across the country.