MONDAY (04/04) | Considering the present pandemic of  Corona Virus Disease-19 (Covid-19), Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta (UNY) will provide special services for final semester students and those who will graduate in the even semester 2019. The service is in the form of online final assignment guidance; online final assignment exam; ProTEFL pass requirements, free library, and student entrepreneurial loans can be fulfilled later before graduation. In addition, UNY also provides data package assistance to active students to support study from home (SFH).

Academic services for final semester students and those who will graduate in the even semester 2019 are set based on Rector’s Circular Letter No. 8 / SE / 2020 concerning Academic Services during the Corona Virus Disease 2019 (Covid-19) Disaster Emergency Response Period at Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta, while package data support through Announcement Number B / 417 / UN34 / KM.01 / 2020 concerning the provision of data package assistance to students. Through this special service and the help of this data package, Prof. Sutrisna Wibawa as the Rector of UNY hopes that academic activities can take place smoothly and students obtain optimal results during the covid-19 outbreak.

"Through this special service, students can continue to get academic services, complete their final assignments, graduate, and register for graduation. So it will ease those who will finish at this even semester despite of covid-19, "Sutrisna said through his social media.

Regular Online Lectures until April 30 According to the Rector's Instruction

Through these special services, exams can be carried out using video calls or other media. Especially for master and doctoral degree students, before the online exam must pass the final assignment assessment. Free library services are served online via email

"UNY has long had the BeSmart e-Learning application for lectures, and online applications for final project guidance and other academic activities. Thus, online lectures, thesis guidance, and final assignment exams can still take place even in the emergency conditions of covid-19 "said Sutrisna.

For students who will register for graduation, all registration can be done online. Namely through for registration of graduation, and to monitor the processing of diplomas, transcripts, and / or teaching certificate.

An English proficiency examination held internally on campus (ProTEFL) as a prerequisite for taking the thesis examination, repayment of entrepreneurial student loans, and returning library books, can also be postponed by students until before graduation. Any late books return will not be fined.

"So students can take final examination and register for graduation / graduation first. You can take ProTEFL test and return borrowed library book later on after this outbreak calmed down,” he said.

For online lectures remain set until April 30, according to Rector Instruction No. 1 of 2020

Free Quota, Paid by the University

Free quota for students, provided by cellular operators through the ilmupedia program is set until April 17, 2020. This service will also be extended until the implementation of the study from home ends. Students simply register their cellphone number through the page to obtain the quota.

Later on, the university will pay the cost of the data package directly to cellular operators in the cooperation scheme. One student can only register one cellphone number. Operators supported include Telkomsel, Indosat and XL Axiata.

Data package assistance will be provided during the implementation of the learning program from home. "With this policy, we endeavor at the same time pray that all members of the community are always protected by their health, while still being able to carry out teaching and learning activities optimally," concluded Sutrisna.  (Ilham Dary A; Tj.Lak)

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