Info Covid-19, provisions for the university community

To protect yourself and limit the spread of infection, prevention remains the most effective weapon. Access to, stay at and exit from the University campuses require specific measures to be taken to ensure the protection of one's own health and that of the entire university community. The rules to be complied with are detailed in the Protocollo di emergenza epidemiologica da SARS-CoV-2 guidelines, which all those who enter Università Cattolica must read in detail. For the sake of effectiveness, the main measures to be followed are summarised here.

Before entering the University you must:

  • Measure your body temperature and do not go to the University in case of a respiratory infection characterized by fever above 37.5 °C and/or other symptoms related to COVID-19, following the instructions of your physician and of the health authorities.
  • Comply with the regulations and the reference indications in the home - University route, also with reference to the use of means of transport, sanitising your hands before entering Università Cattolica.
  • Access the campuses according to the modalities established by the University competent structures and disseminated through institutional communication channels.
  • Access activities (such as lectures) and academic and administrative services (such as library, student secretariats) in presence and, where necessary remotely upon booking, using the rotation systems defined by the competent structures.
  • Keep with you certificates (digital receipts, app notifications, e-mails) authorising attendance at the University, to be shown if required.

During your access and stay at the university, you must:

  • Wear a suitable facial mask (the use of the so-called ‘community masks’ is not allowed).Keep with you your own equipment of suitable face masks, also considering the need for replacement due to wear and tear during your stay at the University.
  • Access the campus only from the allowed accesses, in an orderly manner, respecting the interpersonal distance of 1 metre, paying particular attention to any indications given by the personnel in charge (such as the person in charge of body temperature detection, also by means of thermo-scanners).
  • If your body temperature detected at the entrance is higher than 37.5 °C, access to the University will not be allowed. Follow the instructions that will be given to you in this case and promptly contact your family doctor.
  • If symptoms develop during your stay at the University, please inform the staff of your conditions.  If your temperature is higher than 37.5 °C and/or there are other symptoms of COVID-19, go, accompanied by the staff in charge, to specific areas where you can stay until further notice, providing your personal details, and information about the areas you have been to and close contacts you might have had with other people. If your body temperature exceeds 37.5 °C and you have symptoms of COVID-19, contact your family doctor, who will also advise you about returning to your home, as soon as possible.
  • Maintain an interpersonal distance greater than or equal to 1 metre and respect the signs and markings relating to distance, avoiding gatherings. Access and leave the classrooms in an orderly manner, avoiding unnecessary stationing and gatherings in or around the classrooms (e.g. in the corridors and courtyards). During the breaks between the activities scheduled at the University, use the spaces available for this purpose, if provided for and specifically indicated. In the classrooms with a fixed position, occupy the "chequered" positions in the classrooms, respecting the minimum distance of 1 metre, with a margin of 10%.
  • Strictly respect the hygienic and behavioural standards established by the University.
  • Frequently practice hand hygiene, even more so in the case of contact with surfaces and tools of communal use.
  • Sanitize your hands before entering the classrooms and the rooms where services are provided.
  • Remain inside the University, including in open spaces, exclusively for the time necessary to carry out the activities in which you are involved.
  • Conduct meetings limiting the number of participants and favouring the use of remote communication tools, where applicable. Reception with professors/lectures takes place remotely.
  • Respect the maximum capacity of the rooms used, i.e. the number of simultaneous attendances allowed. If specific situations are foreseen, follow the instructions of the person responsible for the activities carried out in the premises concerned and the competent structures.
  • Respect your turn to access the services and the premises. Respect the times at which lessons start or at which you have booked services.
  • Privilege the use of stairs instead of lifts, the use of which is permitted to one person at a time.
  • Use the appropriate containers for the disposal of disposable masks and gloves.
  • Use the contacts at the bottom of the page to inform the competent facilities of any Covid-19 symptoms.


When leaving the University, you must:

  • Please do not leave personal belongings inside the University premises.
  • Please return to your home respecting the same precautionary measures taken to reach the University.

For any communication regarding the University's SARS-CoV-2 containment measures, contact infocoronavirus@unicatt.it which is available for all the University campuses. For the campuses of Milan, Brescia, Cremona-Piacenza it is also possible to contact the campuses on their telephone numbers:
■  Milan 02 7234 2000
■  Brescia 030 2406 499
■  Piacenza-Cremona 0523 599 111

To protect yourself and limit the spread of infection, prevention remains the most effective weapon. Access to, stay at and exit from the University campuses require specific measures to be taken to ensure the protection of one's own health and that of the entire university community. The rules to be complied with are detailed in the Protocollo di emergenza epidemiologica da SARS-CoV-2 guidelines, which all those who enter Università Cattolica must read in detail.  For the sake of effectiveness, the main measures to be followed are summarised here.

Before entering the University you must:

  • Measure your body temperature and do not go to the University in case of a respiratory infection characterized by fever above 37.5 °C and/or other symptoms related to COVID-19, following the instructions of your physician and of the health authorities.
  • Comply with the regulations and the reference indications in the home - University route, also with reference to the use of means of transport, sanitising your hands before entering Università Cattolica.
  • Access the campuses according to the modalities established by the University competent structures and disseminated through institutional communication channels.

During your access and stay at the university, you must:

  • Wear a suitable facial mask (the use of the so-called ‘community masks’ is not allowed).
  • Access the campus only from the allowed accesses, in an orderly manner, respecting the interpersonal distance of 1 metre, paying particular attention to any indications given by the personnel in charge (such as the person in charge of body temperature detection, also by means of thermo-scanners).
  • If your body temperature detected at the entrance is higher than 37.5 °C, access to the University will not be allowed. Follow the instructions that will be given to you in this case, without prejudice to the need to promptly contact your family doctor.
  • If symptoms develop during your stay at the University, please inform the staff of your conditions.  If your temperature is higher than 37.5 °C and/or there are other symptoms of COVID-19, go, accompanied by the staff in charge, to specific areas where you can stay until further notice, providing your personal details, and information about the areas you have been to and close contacts you might have had with other people.
  • Maintain an interpersonal distance greater than or equal to 1 metre and respect the signs and markings relating to distance, avoiding gatherings.
  • Strictly respect the hygienic and behavioural standards established by the University.
  • Frequently practice hand hygiene, even more so in the case of contact with surfaces and tools of communal use.
  • Remain inside the University, including in open spaces, exclusively for the time necessary to carry out the activities for which you are involved.
  • Conduct meetings limiting the number of participants and favouring the use of remote communication tools, where applicable.
  • Respect the maximum capacity of the rooms used, i.e. the number of simultaneous attendances allowed. If specific situations are foreseen, follow the instructions of the person responsible for the activities carried out in the premises concerned and the competent structures.
  • Respect your turn to access the services and the premises.
  • Privilege the use of stairs instead of lifts, the use of which is permitted to one person at a time.
  • Use the appropriate containers for the disposal of disposable masks and gloves.
  • Use the contacts at the bottom of the page to inform the competent facilities of any Covid-19 symptoms.

When leaving the University, you must:

  • Please do not leave personal belongings inside the University premises.
  • Please return to your home respecting the same precautionary measures taken to reach the University.

For any communication regarding the University's SARS-CoV-2 containment measures, contact infocoronavirus@unicatt.it which is available for all the University campuses. For the campuses of Milan, Brescia, Cremona-Piacenza it is also possible to contact the campuses on their telephone numbers:

■  Milan 02 7234 2000
■  Brescia 030 2406 499
■  Piacenza-Cremona 0523 599 111

Hygienic-behavioural standards to adopt inside the University

  • Wash your hands frequently as specified by the Ministry of Health
  • Avoid close contact with people suffering from acute respiratory infections
  • Avoid hugs and handshakes
  • Maintain an interpersonal distance of at least 1 metre in social contacts
  • Practice respiratory hygiene (sneeze and/or cough in a tissue avoiding hand contact with respiratory secretions - in any case hands must be sanitised after such circumstances)
  • Avoid communal use of bottles, glasses and other objects that involve contact or close use of the nose or the mouth.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with your hands;
  • Cover your mouth and nose if you sneeze or cough;
  • Clean surfaces with alcohol or chlorine based sanitisers, if specifically indicated by internal work guidelines connected to the type of activity carried out
  • Use appropriate respiratory tract protections as an additional measure to other personal hygiene protection measures (such as surgical masks, unless additional protective equipment or devices are required).