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COVID Information for Students

Update from the Rector, 6 January 2021

Please click here to read an update form the Rector, with the latest information for students.

While we have tried to maintain a balance between health & safety and normal college life, certain changes have had to be made.

The below is a useful guide and information about Student Life at College during the Pandemic.  Please see the below links for more information

Self-Isolating Advice

If you are self isolating the College has a handy guide on how students can manage their self-isolation including helpful  catering arrangements. This can be viewed at this page http://www.exeter.ox.ac.uk/covid/self-isolation-advice-for-students/

Tutorials

This will depend on the circumstances of the tutor and the group size.  Some tutorials may be moved online with Microsoft Teams, others may be physical as normal or with reduced capacity.  Your tutor will contact you to discuss arrangement.

Life at College

Any queries or concerns should be sent to the Domestic Bursar domestic.bursar@exeter.ox.ac.uk

There will be some changes to arrangements these can be found below.

Catering

Please see here for more information about catering arrangements Catering Arrangements for Students

Nurse/Welfare

The Nurse/Welfare Officer remains available for students, appointments can be booked via email (preferred) at exeternurse@nhs.net or telephone at 01865 279639.  The service will be remote this term, if there are occasions when physical appointments are necessary this will need to be planned in advance.

Library

Remote services will be provided, but for the time being the College Library has been closed as a study space.

Scan and deliver
If you need an article or a section of a book we can scan and email that to you if the book or journal is in the College Library. Please note copyright restrictions apply to this service. Send requests to library@exeter.ox.ac.uk.

Finding books not available in the library
Please contact library staff at library@exeter.ox.ac.uk to suggest purchases for the library or ask for advice on how to find books and information.

Electronic resources
Very many E-books and journals and electronic databases are available via SOLO https://libguides.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/az.php

Academic Office

Academic office is open to students but on appointment only.  Appointments can be physical or virtual and can be booked online here http://bit.ly/ExeterAcademicOffice.

IT & Computer Rooms

Computer rooms are currently closed, but printing facilities continue to be available.

IT support is still available but must be booked in advance, which can be booked online at this website http://bit.ly/exetercollegeit.  In most cases please book a virtual appointment and then if required, as advised by us, book a physical appointment.

Accounts

The accounts office is open to students but by appointment only.  Appointments can be physical or virtual and can be booked online here http://bit.ly/ExeterAccountsOffice

Accommodation & Housekeeping

Arrangements for housekeeping, cleaning or rooms and use of shared spaces can be viewed here. https://www.exeter.ox.ac.uk/covid-housekeep-arrangements/

For any issues at Turl Street, Abingdon Road, Iffley Road please email the Accommodation Manager on mihaela.groza@exeter.ox.ac.uk

For issues at Cohen Quad please email the Operations Manager on claire.fell@exeter.ox.ac.uk

Lodge

Remains open.  We ask all students to collect parcels and post ASAP.

Maintenance

Any issues can be reported to spice works via the e-mail as before at maintenance-servicedesk@exeter.ox.ac.uk

We will respond accordingly depending on the location and priority of the reported problem but if there are any occupants in the vicinity when a member of the maintenance team arrive they will have to ensure they have a face covering and maintain social distancing or leave the area.

Chapel

The Chapel will be available as a place to reflect, relax, and be still.

Outside of Services:

Please use the hand sanitiser in the Antechapel, and when you leave the Chapel, please wipe down where you were sitting.

Please contact the Chaplain if you wish to play the piano or use the Chapel as a rehearsal space.

Chapel Services

This Term services are:

Sunday               
6pm Choral Evensong – also available online from www.exeter.ox.ac.uk/chapel

Monday             
7.45am OICCU Prayers
12.30pm Lunchtime Choral Reflection

Tuesday             
8.30am Mattins
6.15pm Choral Evensong / Choral Eucharist

Wednesday
8.30am Mattins
9.00pm Online Taizé Service – www.exeter.ox.ac.uk/chapel

Thursday
8.30am Mattins
9.00pm Choral Compline by candlelight

Friday                 
8.30am Mattins
6.15pm Choral Evensong / Choral Eucharist

All are welcome to attend Chapel services, but must, please, follow the instructions given by the Chaplain and Chapelwardens.

Students Sports & Gym

The captain of each sports club should contact the Domestic Bursar domestic.bursar@exeter.ox.ac.uk to perform a risk assessment.  Sports Clubs members should contact the club captain for any arrangements.

The gym is temporarily unavailable to students