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Measures for UniTO students, Professors and staff

Last update: 27th July
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Information on the measures provided by the University of Turin - in progressive updating -  is available below.

 

For information on the reopening of the buildings and the gradual return to University venues, visit the dedicated webpage Phase 2: access to University venues (in italian language).

 

This extraordinary situation requires strong sense of individual responsibility. Punctual and scrupulous compliance with the hygienic-sanitary measures set by the authorities is recommended.

Teaching, study plan and professor office hours activities

All face-to-face academic activities ARE SUSPENDED IN ALL UNIVERSITY VENUES AND DEPARTMENTS, including extra-metropolitan venues.

 

Students with disabilities or SLD (Specific Learning Disabilities) - with certificate submitted to the 'Students with disabilities/SLD University Desk' - must arrange customized distance learning solutions with each Professor.

 

Services provided by Students with disabilities/SLD University Desk (i.e. peer-to-peer tutoring in taking notes and/or support in exams preparation, Italian Sign Language interpreting and mediated communication services) are still active. These services can’t be provided face-to-face but they will provided with remote modes, according to each student and Professor needs.

 

This office and the Rector's Delegate for Disability, Professor Pavone, are available for students and Professors with specific needs.

 

Students with disabilities/SLD University Desk services are available with remote modes. It can be contacted by e-mail at ufficio.dsa@unito.it and ufficio.disabili@unito.it.

 

This suspension will not compromise the students’ academic careers. Administrative deadlines are being rescheduled.

Study plan

The deadline to present the study plan has been postponed to June 30th 2020. Until then it will be possible to:

  • fill in/modify online the study plan 
  • choose/modify online the educational path/curriculum, if possible.

The choice of commitment is no longer allowed.

Tuition Fees

To support students whose families suffer for economic hardships caused by COVID-19 emergency, the University:

  1. postponed and divided into new instalments the full-comprehensive contribution and the additional contributions for University programs for a.y. 2019-2020
  2. allowed to calculate again the full-comprehensive contribution basing on “ISEE corrente” (current ISEE), in other words the ISEE that pertains to the current earnings conditions.
Postponement and division into new instalments of full-comprehensive contribution and additional contributions

The postponement has the following payment deadlines:

3rd instalment full-comprehensive contribution

  • if the fee is 50,00 euro or less the deadline will be June 15th 2020
  • if the fee is more than 50,00 euro it must be paid into two equal instalments
    • 1st sub-instalment with deadline June 15th 2020
    • 2nd sub-instalment with deadline September 1st 2020 (for this instalment arrears are expected for late payments).

 

Programs with additional contributions

  • 2nd instalment for additional contributions for a.y. 2019-2020, if present, must be paid in two equal instalments:
    • 1st sub-instalment with deadline June 15th 2020
    • 2nd sub-instalment with deadline September 1st 2020 (for this instalment arrears are expected for late payments).

 

The payment forms of remaining instalments will be available by the end of May.

Final dissertations

Graduating students will have to pay the full amount due to take the final dissertation.

The payment forms of remaining instalments will be available by the end of May, so students close to graduation can contact the Student Desk via helpdesk to advance payment deadlines.

Exams

The exams will be taken in oral remote mode until the end of the emergency situation, with the agreement of the candidate.

 

If you choose to take the exams in online modes you should follow recommendations published in Additional data protection statement for remote examinations (measures for the containment of COVID-19).

Final dissertations

Graduating students will have to pay the full amount due to take the final dissertation.

The payment forms of remaining instalments will be available by the end of May, so students close to graduation can contact the Student Desk via helpdesk to advance payment deadlines.

Use of the current ISEE (‘ISEE corrente’) to recalculate the full-comprehensive contribution

The full-comprehensive contribution due for the a.y. 2019-2020 can be recalculated according to the valid current ISEE ("ISEE corrente").

Students under the conditions provided by art. 9 del D.P.C.M. 159/2013 e s.m.i, can require the current ISEE even if they didn’t require the University ISEE for a.y. 2019-2020.

In case of payment and subsequent presentation of the current ISEE, the excess amount paid will be refunded.

For further information visit the webpage Tuition fees.

Final dissertations

Final dissertations are taking place online. Students can choose this mode or, if they prefer, postpone the session until it will be possible taking it face to face. If you choose to take the exam in online mode,  you should follow recommendations published in Additional data protection statement for remote examinations (measures for the containment of COVID-19).

 

The last session of final dissertations of a.y. 2018-2019, that was scheduled in March-April 2020, can be postponed until June 15th 2020, in compliance with the reorganization due to the health emergency. Students graduating in this session don’t have to pay additional fees.

This session is reserved to students that have already applied within the time allowed (generally before March). New degree applications can be related only to the sessions that will be scheduled after June 15th 2020.

 

The list of the final exams of the degree programme in Health Profession (in italian language) is available. The list has been updated when the decision became official.

 

Final exams of the degree programme in Health Profession recognized as State Examination, that couldn’t take place for the new ministerial provisions, will be rescheduled.

 

Students are invited to check their institutional UniTo e-mail, where the information about the final exams of their degree program are communicated.

Phd students, first and second level Specializing masters, Specialization schools and courses

Face-to-face teaching activities are suspended.

 

The postgraduate courses related to health professions - including doctors in specialist training and specializing courses in General Medicine - aren’t suspended.

Phd students, grant holders, research fellows and similar figures

Phd students, grant holders, research fellows that will be working on site - on the instruction of their Director - must follow with attention the COVID-19:  Information and Guidance (access reserved only to UniTO staff) and then fill in the self-certification for the return to work and acknowledgment of having read and understood the "COVID-19 Information and Guidance Form".

Curricular and extra-curricular traineeships, 200-hour students and “company final dissertations”

Curricular traineeships hosted by University of Turin may continue or be activated both with remote modes and in presence, after prior authorization by each degree program, by academic and company tutors and by Department or School interested. The traineeship in presence is subordinated to technical controls of access of the single concerned venues and to the respect of procedures laid down by the current Measures Regulation Protocol adopted by the University to contrast and contain the spread out of Covid-19 virus (in Italian language). 

 

The activation or continuation of the traineeship in presence must have the consent of the intern and the academic and company tutor.

 

Curricular traineeships activated by University of Turin and hosted by institutions/companies may continue or be activated both with remote modes and in presence, after prior authorization by each degree program, by academic and company tutors and by Department or School. The restart or activation of activities in presence is allowed if space organisation grants the reduction of the risks of proximity and aggregation and if organisational measures for prevention and protection to contrast the COVID-19 infection are taken by institutions/companies in compliance with the current national and regional rules. 

 

The activation or continuation of the traineeship in presence must have the consent of the intern and the academic and company tutor.

 

Extra-curricular traineeships follow the regional regulations. See all updated information (in Italian language) especially about traineeships carried out in Piedmont Region.

 

"In company final dissertation" activities (students that go in public or private companies to write the thesis/final dissertation) can restart in presence, after the approval of each degree program and company contact person. Activities in presence are allowed if space organisation grants the reduction of the risks of proximity and aggregation and if organisational measures for prevention and protection to contrast the COVID-19 infection are taken by institutions/companies in compliance with the current national and regional rules. 

 

The aforementioned indications are about traineeships carried out in Italy.

 

For traineeships abroad, the following instructions must be followed:

  • who is currently in the country where the traineeship is located, can carry out the traineeship remotely or in presence
  • who is in Italy or has returned in Italy, can’t go abroad to carry out the traineeship in presence, but can carry out the activities planned remotely (if possible).

 

For 200-hour students who carry out activities at the University, activities in presence are still suspended.

Students offices and desk, study rooms, libraries, university museums and historical archive
Students offices and desk

Students registry offices gradually reopen from Tuesday June 30th 2020 for the following activities:

  1. Getting certificates to be used abroad
  2. Getting certificates to private use in case of old careers still managed in paper form
  3. Getting degree certificate
  4. Getting smart card
  5. Getting other documentation (i.e. original certificate of high school diploma)
  6. Documentation delivery (i.e. traineeship or thesis documentation).

For all the other activities, the service is provided by help-desk or mail.

 

Students registry offices reopen gradually, as soon as the venues are set up to manage the service in compliance with the security measures provided. 

 

The first to reopen are:

  • SUM students services (Polo di Scienze Umanistiche - SUM) and Psychology students registry offices, from Tuesday June 30th
  • Medical Sciences and Biotechnology Centre (Polo delle Scienze Mediche e delle Biotecnologie) and Campus Luigi Einaudi (CLE) Centre (Polo del Campus "Luigi Einaudi" - CLE) students registry offices, from Tuesday July 7th
  • Management and Economics Centre (Polo di Economia e Management) and Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine Centre (Polo di Agraria e Veterinaria) students registry offices, from Thursday July 9th
  • Natural Sciences Centre (Polo di Scienze della Natura) students registry office, from Tuesday 14th July 2020

You can access to the service only by booking.
 

To book:

  1. send a request by help-desk
  2. only after receiving the authorization, book an appointment on "CampusNet Agenda" following the instructions sent by Students registry offices staff.

 

Infopoint in Via Po 29 reopens from July 7th: you can access to the service only by booking, writing to infopoint@unito.it.

 

Offices in Vicolo Benevello 3/a reopen only by appointment:

  • State exams section (Sezione Esami di Stato), from 14th July 2020, to get certificates and degree certificate
  • Continuing education programs and Training of Secondary School Teachers (Sezione Post Laurea e Formazione Insegnanti Scuola Secondaria), from 16th July 2020, to get certificates to be used abroad and degree certificate.

 

Services are supplied by e-mail for all other activities.
You can access to the services only by booking. You have to:

  1. send a request by e-mail to the office (e-mail addresses are available at the page Sportelli per gli studenti - in Italian language)
  2. only after receiving the authorization, book an appointment on "CampusNet Agenda" following the instructions sent by Students registry offices staff.

From Tuesday 14th July 2020 the Specialization Schools Centre (Sezione Scuole di Specializzazione) reopens only by appointment. You have to send a request by help-desk or e-mail to segrstu.specializzazione@unito.it.

Study rooms, libraries, university museums and historical archive

UniTO libraries are carrying out preliminary operations to restart the loan service, following the safety measures provided by the UniTO safety protocol (in Italian language). The service is gradually restarting in the libraries, as soon as the environment conditions in the venues are respected and the staff presence will be granted.

 

  • From July 14th 2020 reopens the Library of Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences with the following services:
    • the loan service with an access by booking
    • the on demand supply service of bibliographic materials is activated with a limit of 15%
  • Natural Sciences Libraries continue the reopening from July 6th 2020 with the following services:
    • the loan service with an access by booking for Library of Physics (from 6th July), ‘Peano’ Library of Mathematics (from 7th July). This service is already active for the Kiesow Library (Department of Psychology), ‘Ponzio’ Library (Department of Chemistry), Guareschi Library (Department of Drug Science and Technology), Spezia and Malaroda Libraries (Department of Earth Sciences), the Department of Life Sciences and Systems Biology Libraries Plant and Animal Sections
    • the on demand supply service of bibliographic materials is activated with a limit of 15%  in all Natural Sciences Libraries.
  • From June 22nd 2020 two libraries reopen:

    The libraries offer the following services:

    • the loan service with an access by booking
    • the on demand supply service of bibliographic materials is activated with a limit of 15%
  • Graf Library reopens from June 22nd 2020. The reopening of all Humanities Libraries in Turin is completed, they offer the following services:
    • the loan service with an access by booking  (the service isn’t active in DFE Library of Savigliano)
    • the on demand supply service of bibliographic materials is activated with a limit of 15%  
    • from July 20th 2020, the access to the reading rooms and to the Media library by booking
  • Library of Economics and Management - BEM has reopened from May 27th 2020 with the following services:
    • the loan service restarts with an access by booking
    • the on demand supply service of bibliographic materials is activated with a limit of 15%
    • from July 20th 2020, the access to the reading rooms by booking

From July 20th 2020 the Libraries of Economics and Management and Humanities Libraries reopen the reading rooms by booking. Access to reading rooms for studying, shared pc, copy machines and consultation service are still suspended in all other libraries.

Information and bibliographic consultation services are still supplied remotely by mail and chat.

All details on services are available on libraries websites.

 

For all the other libraries, the date of service restart and the specific procedures will be communicated through each different website as soon as they are available. Their library services will be suspended until then and all study rooms in all University venues and Departments will stay closed, included the libraries indoor areas.

 

Historical Archive reopens to the public from June 17th 2020. The access is allowed to one user at any time, after sending request at least 2 working days in advance and after receiving booking confirmation. All details are available on the website of the University Historical Archive (in italian language). 

 

Anatomical Institute Building museums reopens from Monday July 6th 2020 with the Museum of Human Anatomy ‘Luigi Rolando’, the Museum of Criminal Anthropology ‘Cesare Lombroso’ of the University of Turin Museum Network and the Fruit Museum ‘Francesco Garnier Valletti’ of the city of Turin. All the details to access are available on the websites of the Museums.

For all other museums, the reopening dates will be communicated as soon as possible.

Missions

Movements within the national territory and 'from' and 'to' the following States are not subject to any limitation (except for restrictions provided by the competent Authorities):

a) Member States of the European Union;

b) States parties to the Schengen Agreement;

c) United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland;

d) Andorra, Monaco;

e) Republic of San Marino and Vatican City State.

Rules about movements 'from' and ‘to’ other states different from those listed must be checked from time to time.

Return to domicile, home or residence is allowed anyway.

Study rooms, libraries, university museums and historical archive

UniTO libraries are working on the preliminary operations to restart the loan service, following the safety measures provided by the UniTO safety protocol (in Italian language). The service is restarting in the libraries gradually, as soon as the environment conditions are respected in the venues and the staff presence will be granted.

  1. The first library to reopen is Library of Economics and Management - BEM. Starting from May 27th 2020:
  • the loan service restarts with an access by booking
  • the on demand supply service of bibliographic materials is activated with a limit of 15% 
  1. Humanities Libraries reopen from June 3rd 2020, it will be available:
  • the loan service with an access by booking for the Palazzo Nuovo libraries (biblioteca di Arte Musica e Spettacolo, biblioteca di Filologia e Tradizione classica, biblioteca “G. Tabacco”, biblioteca di Filosofia)
  • the on demand supply service of bibliographic materials is activated with a limit of 15%  in all humanities libraries

Access to study rooms, shared pc, copy machines and consultation service are still suspended.

Information and bibliographic consultation services are still supplied remotely by mail and chat.

All details on services are available on libraries websites.

 

For all the other libraries, the date of service restart and the specific procedures will be communicated through each different website as soon as they are available. Their library services will be suspended until then and all study rooms in all University venues and Departments will stay closed, included the libraries indoor areas.

 

The university Museum and the Historical Archive are still closed to the public. 

Departmental, School, technical and scientific, degree programmes, all the University commitees related meetings

All the face-to-face activities are suspended. It’s recommended to use remote mode and reschedule all board meetings. Please consider online solutions also for all the other meetings.

Events and conferences (in updating)

All cultural, scientific and education events (conferences, seminars, workshops, etc.) are suspended.

Public selection procedures

Public selection procedures are held regularly - even in presence - in compliance with safety measures.

UniTO staff activities and training

The University started the gradual resumption in presence of all the technical, administrative and library services from July 1st 2020, in compliance with the measures approved by Law Decree n. 34/2020 and confirmed by the next Decrees issued by the President of the Council of Minister.

UniTO staff training

Face to face training activities are suspended.

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