Campus is open at the red traffic light setting for students and staff who hold a My Vaccine Pass, or a valid MoH exemption.


Under the red setting, the following COVID-19 measures are effective on campus

  • Campus is open at the red setting for students and staff who hold a My Vaccine Pass, or a valid MoH exemption
  • Masks are mandatory indoors at all times while on campus
  • All physical distancing and scanning of QR codes requirements, including practising good hygiene, continue

Staff are encouraged to work from home if they can do so -  this should be confirmed with line managers.

A summary of the COVID-19 Protection Framework can be found here.


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Lincoln University follows the MoE guidelines for Tertiary Education Organisations on operating under the COVID-19 Protection Framework (CPF). Under the red setting, the University is mandated by Government requirements.  We expect the MoE’s guidelines will continue to be updated over the coming weeks and as more detailed information is made available, we will share it as soon as practicable.

Teaching and learning

  • Summer School continues in-person for students and staff who hold a My Vaccine Pass, or a valid MoH exemption
  • All course material must be made available online via Akoraka|Learn for students who are unable to attend in person
  • Akoraka|Learn remains the main place for all course information
  • Any course updates or changes will be communicated via Akoraka|Learn
  • Students are encouraged to check Akoraka|Learn for details and changes on individual courses
  • Students should contact their course examiners if they have any questions or require more information
  • The Library will require all people to show their My Vaccine Pass to enter.

How your My Vaccine Pass will be verified from Monday, 24 January 2022

  • Your vaccine pass will be verified by the University when you come onto campus from Monday morning, 24 January 2022
  • All students and staff coming onto campus must first report through to Grounded in Forbes building to have their My Vaccine Passes scanned from 8.00 am onwards
  • All buildings will be locked down to ID card access only for 48 hours to manage onsite verification. Please ensure you have your student ID card with you.

If you are unwell, waiting for your COVID-19 test results or have been asked to self-isolate you must stay home, and not come onto campus.

Research at red

Research students and their supervisors should work together to assess how to progress research safely and in line with the red setting. Any off-campus research activity involving other people must meet the University’s requirements and meet the requirements of the host organisation/premises.

Facilities and visitors at red

All activities and events on campus must comply with relevant health and safety laws and are expected to undertake risk assessments and consider additional public health measures as appropriate. Te Kete Ika, Mrs O’s, Whare Hākinakina LU Gym, The Bookshop, the Canon Print Shop will continue to use the Government-issued Verifier App to verify Vaccine Passes to gain entry.

Download the My Vaccine Pass

If you haven’t done so already, you are encouraged to download your My Vaccine Pass from the official Government website here. If you are unable to get the COVID-19 vaccine for medical reasons, there is an exemption process to get your My Vaccine Pass.


COVID-19 vaccination requirements introduced on campus

Read more on mandatory vaccination on campus here



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