This website provides the latest information about AUC's actions to respond to the spread of COVID-19, also called novel Coronavirus. The University is actively monitoring the local and global health situation and is taking precautionary measures in an effort to help limit the spread of infection.
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Free COVID-19 antigen rapid test program

Free COVID-19 antigen rapid test program is available for about 200 volunteers each week, Monday through Thursday on the New Cairo campus, and Tuesday only on Tahrir Square campus, for all faculty, students, and staff who come to campus. For more details, refer to March 17, 2021 announcement (Coronavirus updates).

Only those who have registered online may participate in the voluntary program and receive the test for free. Registration opens Sunday for each week. Click here to register.

COVID-19 AUC Guidelines

Mandatory Online Health Self-Check (For Those Who Are Coming to Campus)

Effective September 1, all members of the community must perform a health self-check and answer a 30-second questionnaire on each day they plan to come to campus (New Cairo and Tahrir Square). You will not be admitted from the gate unless you present the results of the self-check to the security at the gates.

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AUC Community Coronavirus Dashboard

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Campus Conversations

AUC has been closely monitoring and responding to the global situation pertaining to COVID 19 pandemic. AUC established a special Coronavirus Taskforce to review University readiness, and act as a focal point of contact for sharing timely, accurate, relevant information with the AUC community and for responding promptly to individual inquiries.  AUC Response Taskforce meets the community through Virtual Campus Conversations that are held regularly to provide the community with all updates with regard to AUC’S response to unfolding events regarding Coronavirus.

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Messages to the Community

We are currently in the process of adjusting the Fall 2021 schedule of classes to ensure we can accommodate all classes while allowing for appropriate social distancing. Next week, we will be announcing a second round of AUC-allocated vaccination slots in collaboration with the Ministry of Health. 

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I am pleased to share that we are planning to return to face-to-face instruction for Fall 2021. In our continued commitment to safeguarding the health and safety of our community, we will require COVID vaccinations for all students, faculty and staff who will access our campuses and University housing. More details will be shared with you in the coming weeks.

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Watch Videos

Campus Conversation: Back to Campus Fall 2021

June 10, This campus conversation discusses all details on returning to face-to-face instruction for Fall 2021 and the required vaccinations for all students, faculty and staff who will access the AUC campus and University housing.

AUC Campus Conversation: Looking Ahead to Summer and Fall

April 24, A campus conversation focusing on the Summer and Fall modes of instruction, COVID-19 updates and other general University updates.

Campus Conversation: Updates

March 7, This Campus Conversation discusses University updates on COVID-19, anti-harassement training, hybrid instruction and more.


The President’s Operational Excellence Initiative

As AUC moves past the initial crisis management of the COVID-19 pandemic, we must accelerate and strengthen our operational reforms across the University — reinforcing the work already underway as part of AUC’s strategic plan —through the formation of the following seven committees.

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Medical Services Office Hotline: 012.800.01039
Medical Services – AUC New Cairo: +20.2.2615. 4000
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