Campus access, face coverings and other public health measures

Find out what the Orange 'traffic light' setting means for AUT. This information describes coming onto campus and using facilities and student services, and explains public health measures like wearing face coverings (masks).

Semester 1, 2022

Our campuses remain open, with increased public health measures in place.

Lectures are online until mid-semester break

We're at the Orange traffic light setting. Until mid-semester break, lectures are being delivered online.

Normal teaching and learning will resume at AUT from Monday 2 May 2022

We intend to resume our normal teaching and learning on Monday, 2 May 2022, with the appropriate health measures in place.

This means that from 2 May 2022:

  1. All courses for all students will be offered in the mode in which they were originally intended and planned, including all aspects that have normally been delivered on-campus.
  2. All student-facing campus-based services will continue to be fully operational.

Updates on teaching and learning delivery

AUT campuses are open at Orange

At Orange, our campuses are open and all student-facing services will be operating. Until Monday 4 April, only those students who are vaccinated, hold a My Vaccine Pass and who have registered their pass with AUT (or who are medically exempt) can enter AUT campuses (unless exempt).

AUT's COVID-19 vaccine requirements

Reduced services

Due to the effect of COVID-19 on staffing numbers, some services may have reduced or impacted services. Thank you for your patience and understanding if our services are impacted.

Public health measures while on campus

These public health measures apply on campus at the Orange setting:

  • Try to maintain physical distancing of 1 metre wherever possible
  • Wearing a mask while indoors in public spaces on campus and during learning and teaching activities is strongly encouraged
  • Stay home if you are unwell, and study remotely where possible

Face masks on campus

While on campus, students are strongly encouraged to wear a mask while indoors and for all learning and teaching activities. It makes a big difference to the people around you.

While on campus, students are encouraged to maintain 1-metre physical distancing wherever possible. Be patient with our staff as campus facilities and services are adjusted to cope with capacity limits.

If you're sick or displaying cold or flu symptoms

If you are sick, or displaying any cold or flu-like symptoms, don’t attend campus or classes. Contact Healthline or visit the COVID-19 website for instructions on what to do, including testing. Check the Ministry of Health’s locations of Interest page regularly.

If you're unable to attend classes or complete assessments

If you are unable to attend classes or complete assessments because of your COVID-19 situation, let your school or faculty know.

Find out about assessment expectations, appeals and results:

Student support services

All student services on campus are open at Orange. Find out about the services you can access on campus.

Student support services

Hospitality and campus retail stores

Retail outlets, cafes and restaurants on campus are open at Orange. Masks are strongly encouraged for customers while not eating.

Early childhood centres

Early childhood centres on campus are open at Orange. You are strongly encouraged to wear a face mask to enter a centre.

Gyms and sports facilities

Gyms and sports facilities on campus are open at Orange.

AUT shuttle bus

The AUT shuttle bus is operating at Orange.

Library and study spaces

The AUT Library and study spaces are open at Orange.

Booking PCs and study spaces

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