COVID Response

Rishihood University has formed a COVID-19 Response Team of central and unit-level representation, including faculty, staff and administrators to give recommendations and guide our response to the pandemic. The inputs of the students are considered through a Student Advisory Board.

The functions of the COVID-19 Response Team:

  • Act as the first point of contact for COVID-19 protocols at RU
  • Support health and well-being of RU community members (including mental health)
  • Prepare strategic plan on COVID management for RU
Emergency contact information
Rishihood University      COVID-19 Testing Lab Public Hospital
+91 89299 00405 Find Nearest Lab Govt. Civil Hospital, Delhi Road,
Near Maharana Pratap Chowk, Sonipat, Haryana
COVID-19 measures before arriving at campus:
  • Every student arriving on campus is advised to get at least their first dose of COVID-19 Vaccine and submit the certificate for the same.
  • It is mandatory for students to undergo a health check-up and bring a medical certificate issued by the registered medical practitioner before arriving on campus.
  • In case you are unsure about your health, we suggest that you undergo an RT-PCR test within two days (48 hours) of starting from your location and start only after getting a negative report.
  • If you suspect that you might have been exposed to infection during your travel, you can inform us and we will arrange a facility for you to isolate yourself and get tested. You can come to campus after you receive your negative test results.
  • Under extenuating circumstances, if you are unable to get even the first shot of the vaccine, we may arrange a facility for you to isolate yourself, get vaccinated, remain under observation and then come to campus.
  • We may arrange for the second shot of the vaccine in Sonipat, for those who are eligible and require it.
COVID-19 measures after arriving at campus:
  • Wearing masks, social distancing and hand sanitization is compulsory
  • All students should download Aarogya Setu app for government guidelines/updates & CollPoll app for updates on COVID-19 protocols at RU campus
  • Student has to undergo daily temperature checks – twice (morning and evening)
  • Random COVID-19 testing may be done at the campus at frequent intervals to check asymptomatic cases and ensure safety of others
  • Student should report any related symptoms immediately to the designated staff and isolate himself/herself in the designated isolation room on campus
  • Student will not be allowed to exit campus without a valid reason or an emergency situation to reduce exposure to COVID-19

The information on this website is intended to assist the RU community to know about university protocols on coronavirus-related matters. Since the pandemic is an ongoing and rapidly developing situation, this website will be updated frequently to reflect current conditions and requirements. For government guidelines and restrictions on COVID-19 please refer to the official government channels.

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