In line with the procedures agreed upon by the
presidents of public universities in their emergency meeting with the Minister
of Higher Education and Scientific Research Monday 16 March 2020, I have
decided the following:
The working hours for all university employees shall
be from 8 am to 3 pm.
With regard to faculty members, the president of the
university, vice-presidents, faculty deans, department heads, and directors of
the various scientific and research centers of the faculty will attend
daily. The rest of the faculty shall
distance work including uploading their lessons and lectures to educational
platforms their contact details shall be made available to the university. .
The working hours and attendance of the members of the
administrative body shall continue to be flexible and from distance. The
attendance shall be alternate so that the work be accomplished as planned,
excluding pregnant female employees and mothers of under- 12- year children.
With regard to the continuation of the educational
process at the university, I decided the following:
The university applies the e-learning system, distance
learning by the use of the Moodle system the training of all faculty members on
the use of electronic means shall be completed as quickly as possible to ensure
the efficiency and readiness of the technological structure.
The processing of the electronic content necessary for
all study courses in a manner consistent with the criteria for implementing the
e-learning and distance learning system shall be completed too.
Give priority in preparing and downloading academic
course electronically for the subjects of students expected to graduate at the end
of the current semester Next Sunday corresponding to 3/22/2020 shall be a
deadline to start teaching these courses provided that the other courses are
gradually included At each stage of work, an assessment shall be conducted so
as to learn lessons and improve the process.
With regard to students of the Faculties of
Engineering, Architecture, and Arts, a committee will be formed to set up a
mechanism for the graduates' students to continue their graduation projects.
Instructions shall be issued regarding the holding of
exams in accordance with the development of health situation.
Regarding the viva of postgraduate students’, the
formal procedure shall continue, provided that the student is present only with
the examining committee, and if this is not possible the viva shall be done via
remote communication (SKYPE.
With regard to international students studying at the
university who wish to remain in Jordan shall be under the same procedures
applied to Jordanian students Those who wish to leave the Kingdom, the
university will take the appropriate decision with the possibility of
considering their exams incomplete in this term.
Students are allowed to enter the university only in
special and specific cases such as: consulting health centers inside the
university, or submitting documents and guarantees.
May God protect Jordan and its people
These procedures will be effective as on Tuesday
morning, March 16, 2020
The President of the University Professor Jihad Hamdan