Thursday, 20 January, 2022

BUET dormitories to reopen Nov 10

BUET dormitories to reopen Nov 10

The authorities of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) is going to reopen its dormitories for under-graduate students from November 10 after more than a one-and-a-half-year closure.

Shahid Smriti Hall, dedicated for the students of post-graduation, will be reopened later, said Dr Mizanur Rahman, Director of Student Welfare of the university.  

All the undergraduate students will be allowed to board their rooms on the conditions of receiving at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, he added.

Mizan said about 82 percent students have already received single dose of Covid-19 vaccine while 68 percent have received both doses. A temporary Covid-19 vaccine campaign will be held on the campus shortly to vaccinate all students, he added.

Classes will begin from November 13, according to a decision taken at the academic session review committee's meeting held today with, Vice-Chancellor Professor Satya Prasad Majumder in the chair.

A lot of innovation and repairing activities have been done in the dormitories top welcome back the students as its being reopened after a long, Professor Majumder told BSS.

Canteens, dining rooms, reading room, mosque and washrooms of the dorms have been renovated, he added. After entering the halls, students must follow the health guidelines, wear masks and maintain social distance, he added.