Resumption of Computer Labs

Resumption of Computer Labs

15th September 2020

 

Effective Wednesday 16th September 2020, on-site access to the following computer labs at the Oakes Field Campus and Grosvenor Close Centre will be available from Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.  All health protocols will take effect including the wearing of masks, hand sanitizing and physical distancing measures. Additionally, the seating capacity in each lab is restricted to 50%.

The available labs and seating capacity are: –

  • Internet Café    – Harry C. Moore Library and Information Centre (HCML) (13 seats)
  • A-13                – Keva M. Bethel (KMB) Building (13 seats)
  • T-04                 – T-Block (8 seats)
  • CATS-7           – Culnary Arts and Tourism Studies (CATS) (8 seats)
  • GCC-120         – Grosvenor Close Centre (GCC) (6 seats) re-opening date to be announced.

As a result of the limited seating capacity and the need to manage availability, an online booking system has been implemented for your convenience to allow for booking a maximum of three hours per sitting.  For bookings, visit https://ub-bs-oit.libcal.com/.  Persons must present their UB identification or a government-issued ID to the Techno Mentor in the lab for which they have been booked.

Each lab will operate with the following stipulations:

  1. There is a 6-feet physical distancing requirement;
  2. Masks must be worn at all times fully covering the nose and mouth;
  3. Persons must sanitize their hands upon entry;
  4. Signs will be posted at each location indicating specific instructions for accessing and using the lab during the hours of operation;
  5. Workstations will be sanitized after each use (and before the next usage);
  6. Loitering is strictly prohibited;
  7. Any student or employee not adhering to the health guidelines will be asked to leave and security will be notified.

A hand sanitizing station has been installed in each lab and janitorial staff are scheduled to clean and sanitize after each computer use.  All lab hours will be in accordance with established protocols related to curfews and the normal operating hours for each building.

Please note that the University’s current position on the resumption and operation of student labs is subject to change in accordance with national Emergency Orders related to COVID-19.  The health and safety of our employees and students remain paramount.

All IT questions or concerns should be directed to ithelpdesk@ub.edu.bs.  Please follow the updates posted to the UB website and UB social media, as well as sent via UB email.

 

 

Office of University Relations
University of The Bahamas
2nd Floor, Michael H. Eldon Complex
University Drive, Oakes Field Campus
P.O. Box N-4912
Nassau, The Bahamas
Tel: (242) 302-4355/4354/4365

 

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