Information for students, faculty and staff regarding COVID-19. (Updated: 29 May 2020)

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Visitors and opening hours

(Last updated: 27 March 2020, 15:50) All university premises are closed for all instruction and teaching involving physical meetings, and students in Bachelor’s and Master’s education (first-cycle and second-cycle levels) no longer have access to the university premises. Some exceptions apply.

Access to university premises

Doctoral students are regarded as employees and hence have access to university premises to the same extent as other faculty and staff.

Students in need of collecting items from the university premises must contact Infocenter or the course coordinator.

Universum Building

Open 8:00-17:00. 

Lindell Hall

Open 10:00-14:00

The University Library and affiliated libraries

All group study rooms and study spaces in the Medical Library and the Umeå University Library are closed. The group study rooms in Universum are also closed. Both libraries are open for loans on weekdays from 10:00–14:00.

The library at Umeå Arts Campus is closed until further notice.

Opening hours and library resources


Bildmuseet is closed until further notice.

Information from Bildmuseet with regards to COVID-19

Restaurants and cafeterias 

Several restaurants and cafeterias on our university campuses have adjusted their opening hours since students are no longer on campus.

See Changed opening hours for restaurant and cafeterias

Contacts with study counsellors or the Student Health Service

All contact with our study counsellors and Student Health Service will currently be held remotely over the phone or online meetings. Check out the extended telephone times:

Contact our study counsellors

Contact the Student Health Service