Informative Note No. 7.R.2020 of March 19 – Closure of facilities

Following the Declaration of a State of Emergency in Portugal, the Management Council, meeting on March 19, 2020, decided the following:

1) University facilities, Penteada University Campus and Jesuits' College, will be closed as of tomorrow, March 20. Only a few services and laboratories considered essential will remain in operation;
2) Only staff, teaching and non-teaching staff, and researchers deemed essential to provide these minimum services may have access to these facilities;
Exceptionally, access may be granted to other members of the Academy in specific situations of pressing need;
Teaching and non teaching staff shall remain in service, in telework. In particular, teaching should continue to be provided on a non-attendance basis;
The university residence will remain in operation.

The Management Council will continue to be attentive to developments and to guidelines issued by the competent authorities.

Once again, we thank you for your cooperation and understanding, in order to overcome this particularly difficult period.