The regulation contains Rules relating to public order and security in the University’s premises, Rules for the hiring or booking of premises, Rules for placarding/posting of notices, and Rules for digital information screens.
Umeå University is recruiting and inviting international students and international staff and visiting research fellows, which sets demands on the university to be able to offer housing to these individuals. The university’s objective is for new students and staff to be able to take on their work or student life in Umeå without the stress of trying to find housing.
Security in the use of the University’s IT resources
Liability agreement for system administrators in IT systems and communication networks
Regulation on how e-mail services for employees are run at Umeå University.
UmU’s IT resources are owned by UmU and are intended for use in UmU’s fields of work. The IT resources may only be used by authorised users. Use of the IT resources may not conflict with current legislation, SUNET’s regulations, this regulations document or the regulations of the field of operations involved. By IT resources are meant IT systems, including programme software, and the communications network.
This environmental policy describes the main focus for the University’s employees and students with regard to consideration of the environment and sustainable development in the University’s activities. Through this policy, the University ultimately aims to contribute to achieving the global sustainable development goals in Agenda 2030.
This regulation, which is aimed at both managers and employees, describes the process for Umeå University’s systematic environmental management and sustainability work. The regulation shall meet the need for support and governance arising from the requirements of the Ordinance (2009:907) on Environmental Management in Government Agencies, as well as other environmental legislation of relevance to the University.
This document contains targeted goals and overall activities for Umeå University's environmental sustainability work for 2021–2023 with the aim set for 2030. The action plan emphasises environmental sustainability, but the key areas Education and students and Research and utilisation take an overall approach based on the 2030 Agenda and the sustainable development goals.
This policy describes the main focus with regard to safety work for Umeå University. The policy covers employees and organisational operations at the University, as well as service providers, externally engaged consultants and partners.
This policy describes how social media should be used at Umeå University (UmU) when the media channel has been established in the name of UmU
Due to the removal of a majority of national COVID restrictions, the university’s decision from 18 August regarding the period 30 September until 1 November has been revised and several COVID measures have been lifted. This includes eased measures regarding where to work, hall examinations, meetings, business travel and events. Teaching was already made possible with physical attendance in the decision now revised. A new announcement regarding the period from 2 November and onwards will be announced in October.
The Vice-Chancellor has reached the decision to allow Bildmuseet and Curiosum to open their public activities. The decision is valid from 13 May 2021 for Bildmuseet, and from 17 June 2021 for Curiosum. For both organisations, the decision is valid until further notice. Bildmuseet and Curiosum must carry out the adaptations necessary based on national and regional regulations and recommendations, general advice and guidelines as well as Ordinance (2021:8) on special restrictions to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
To give staff and students at Umeå University better ability to plan their work and studies, this decision is valid for the initial part of autumn semester 2021, from 30 August until 29 September 2021, which equals the first of four 7.5 credit periods. By starting carefully, the university hopes to gradually be able to return to on-campus activities during the autumn semester. A new decision regarding the period after 29 September will be made and announced in August.
Deviations from a course syllabus regarding the formats for teaching and assessment may be made to the extent necessary to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Only the person who normally makes decisions on course syllabi and examinations is allowed to make decisions on necessary deviations and must ensure that the decision is well-documented and archived. In those cases where the examination requires access to a computer or internet connection, students must be offered such aids that allow them to participate from a technical perspective. Approved deviations should not lead to obstructions or delay in the return to on-campus studies if the pandemic allows.
This instruction describes how to process human samples during the COVID-19 pandemic. In the current situation, everyone should review their risk assessments and hygiene routines to assess if the safety precautions applied are sufficient. If a healthcare provider has assessed that there is no suspicion of COVID-19 infection at an operation or blood donation, this assessment should be adhered to also when processing samples from such an activity. According to requirements set by the Swedish Work Environment Authority (AFS 2018:4), a minimum of safety class II needs to be applied for the processing of material that may contain infectious agents.
This document aims to guide managers at Umeå University in how to handle the members of staff who, according to the definition of the National Board of Health and Welfare, belong to at-risk groups for COVID-19, or staff who experience worry or fear of infection, as well as provide guidelines for protective equipment for members of staff and students. This regulation is valid until further notice and will be revised if the Swedish Government decides to change their rules regarding sickness benefit for people in at-risk groups or benefits when you have close relatives in an at-risk group, or if the Public Health Agency of Sweden’s guidelines and general advice are changed.