Welcome to Fulton Adventist University College(FAUC). FAUC is a member of a worldwide chain of institutions owned and operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church. With its location in Fiji, it comes under the Trans-Pacific Union of Seventh-day Adventists.

Fulton Adventist University College has beeqn educating people since 1940. Throughout its history, the college has upheld the ideals and principles of Christian education by promoting a program of balanced personal development. Its graduates can be found throughout the Pacific and in many other parts of the world. The educational services of the college span the island countries of Fiji, Tonga, Samoa, Tuvalu, New Caledonia, Cook Islands, French Polynesia, Kiribati, Vanuatu, and the Solomon Islands. Its services are also offered to Pacific Islanders, and other interested individuals, living in Australia, New Zealand and elsewhere.

COVID-SAFE PLAN for Semester 2, 2020

 The front gate is to remain locked during the hours of the government curfew.
 At the times when students, staff and families are entering or exiting the campus our health screening processes will be in place.
 A security team will be at the front gate to conduct screening, to remind all visitors where to park and to advise visitors and contractors to sign in at the Administration Reception desk.
 At the Reception Desk all visitors will sign in, and be reminded to have the careFiji app activated on their phones.

Washrooms

 Washrooms are to be cleaned daily, with regular inspection of soap dispensers to ensure students can readily attend to personal hygiene.
 Anyone noticing a washroom has run out of hand soap should advise the Cleaning Supervisor and the Administration office.

 Classrooms will be cleaned regularly and kept tidy by those using the rooms.
 High contact areas will be given extra attention during cleaning. Students are reminded to avoid touching doorknobs, switches, etc. Mild bleach may be used for cleaning classroom furniture. Alcohol wipes may be used for items such as keyboards, remotes, switches, photocopier touchpads, etc.
 Items such as remote controls, computer cables etc to be cleaned daily, using alcohol wipes.
 Classrooms will be locked by the lecturers when not in use.
 Staff are asked to remind students of the need for responsibility with personal hygiene, social distancing and monitoring their health. Staff need to advise the DOSS, Residence Directors and Administration if a student is absent from class due to illness.

Library

 All rooms will be cleaned regularly and kept tidy by users.
 High contact areas will be given extra attention during cleaning. Students are reminded to avoid touching doorknobs, switches etc. Mild bleach or an appropriate disinfectant may be used for cleaning furniture. Alcohol wipes may be used for items such as keyboards, remotes, switches, photocopier touchpads, etc.
 As much as possible doors to the private study area are to be kept open so that students don’t need to touch door handles, etc.
 As much as possible small group study rooms are to be well ventilated with the door open.

Office areas

 Public facilities, including common areas such as Reception, Board Room, photocopier must be disinfected and cleaned regularly.
 Staff are encouraged to take their lunch at desks or outside rather than in common areas such are staff common rooms.
 Where possible, avoid distribution of papers and contact but employ digital processes following online etiquette.
 The Reception desk is to have a hand sanitizer spray bottle.
 Students are to be encouraged to use their own writing equipment to fill out office forms (eg: DOSS, Reception).
 Where possible visitors signing into the contact register at the Reception desk are encouraged to use their own writing equipment when signing in.
 Using someone else’s computers, phones, desks, offices, or other tools and equipment such as pen and writing pads is discouraged.
 Posters advising visitors how to download and activate the careFIJI app will be prominently located.

– will be reserved for use in cases where a student needs to be isolated due to illness.

 The housekeeper is to use PPE equipment, included closed shoes, to clean the room.
 Increased cleaning of high contact surfaces and area with mild bleach or appropriate disinfectants. Use alcohol wipes to clean sensitive surfaces such as remote controls, switches, bedside lights, etc.
 Kitchen utensils and cutlery to be cleaned with fresh, hot water, dishwashing detergent and disinfected if needed.
 Linen (whether obviously used or not) is to be washed in hot water and dried in direct sunlight if possible.
 Water and cloths are not to be reused if more than one room is cleaned.
 Disposable items (hand towels, gloves, masks, tissues) should be placed in a container with a lid and disposed off carefully using rubbish bags.

Canteen

 Regularly clean high contact surfaces such as refrigerator handles and the front door.
 Remind students to avoid sharing food and drinks.
 Keep a hand sanitizer spray bottle on the cash register desk for all canteen patrons.
 Remind students to clean their hands after handing cash.
 Canteen personnel need to avoid touching their face, especially when handling cash or cards.

Cafeteria

 Encourage students using the cafeteria to stay seated as much as possible and to remain at one table throughout their meal.
 Adhere to social distancing principles by distributing tables at least 1.5 metres from each other and remind students to stay within their respective bubbles or groups. Each table to be considered a bubble and students are to remain in their bubbles.
 If possible, there should be separation of duties between the serving and cleaning personnel.
 Disallow students from self-service (to reduce the number of hands in contact with shared utensils).
 Students are not allowed to take food on behalf of others, if there is need due to a sick student then proper hygiene should be followed.
 Ensure staff properly wash hands when preparing and serving food.
 All kitchen personnel are to follow hygiene rules when preparing and serving food.
 Strictly no sharing of cutlery and crockery among students.
 All food preparation surfaces and equipment are to be cleaned and disinfected after and before use.

Work Program

 Review tasks performed by students to make sure shared use of utensils is kept to a minimum.
 Remind students not to share food or drink containers.
 Advise DOSS if students are not well or are missing from regular workline responsibilities.

Residence Directors

 Ensure that visitors to the campus don’t enter dormitory areas or students’ rooms.
 Ensure rooms are kept clean and tidy.
 Remove items that could be shared by students in common rooms such as utensils and crockery.
 If students need to use utensils or crockery then ensure that adequate cleaning equipment is available.
 Keep contact details of relevant health and medical centres in an easily accessed location.
 If required to assist with treatment of a sick student then ensure appropriate PPE is used.
 Regularly inspect the transit units to ensure they are set up in case of an urgent need to isolate a student.

In the event of a Student Displaying Symptoms of Fever or COVID-19:

- direct the student to wait at the Transit/Isolation Units for you to let them into the room. They are not to go back to their rooms or associate with other students. Contact relevant health and medical authorities – call 158 (toll-free hotline).

In the event of Institutional Quarantine

 Front gate security staff will ensure that those on campus remain within the campus – or as directed by authorities.
 Those on campus will be housed in the dormitories, married student houses or staff housing.
 Learning programs will be delivery via online learning platforms as soon as possible.
 If a student who remains on campus shows symptoms of illness then they need to be quarantined in the Transit/Isolation Unit and the health authorities need to be contacted – phone toll free on 158.
 All individuals on campus will be regularly screened to help identify individuals who may need additional testing.
 Any staff in close contact with students or staff with symptoms of illness are to use PPE which can be obtained from the office of the Business Manager.
 Communication protocols etc will be implemented according to our Critical Incident Management Plan and be directed by the Critical Incident Management team.
 The administration will ensure that TPUM officers and members of the board are kept informed and assist in making significant decisions.

In the event of Institutional Temporary Closure

 We will apply the same procedures as for the extended mid-semester break in Semester 1.
 Those students who have clearance to travel home will be advised and assisted to do so.
 Those who must remain on campus due to international travel restrictions will be housed in the dormitories.
 Learning programs will be delivered via online learning platforms as soon as possible.
 If a student who remains on campus shows symptoms of illness then they need to be quarantined in the Transit Unit and the health authorities need to be contacted – phone toll free on 158.
 Any staff in close contact with students or staff with symptoms of illness are to use PPE which can be obtained from the office of the Business Manager.
 All individuals entering or leaving the campus will be screened for signs of fever.
 Communicating protocols etc will be implemented according to our Critical Incident Management Plan and be directed by the Critical Incident Management team.
 The administration will ensure that TPUM officers and members of the Board are kept informed and assist in making significant decisions.