Chiang Mai University’s Support for Students, Staff, and the Community in response to COVID-19

10 April 2020

Corporate Communication and Alumni Relations Center (CCARC)

CMU Student Support
- 250 million baht allocated for student support
- Delay in payment of tuition fees and dormitory rent
- Free face masks for students
- Free Sim for online learning
- Free food for students
- Online educational support
- Dormitory arrangements for students that cannot return home
- Health Insurance support for those in need (beyond the normal policy)

CMU Staff Support
- Hand-sanitizing alcohol (70%) gel available throughout campus
- Access to ZOOM PRO for staff meetings
- Health Insurance support for key workers (i.e. at-risk staff)
- “CMU Carelicious” food delivery service
- “Work From Home” programme for staff
- Health Insurance support for those in need (beyond the normal policy)

CMU Community Support

- Community Support Hotline centre for up-to-date information
- Free face masks for medical staff
- Free face masks for the public and those in need
- Providing hand-sanitizing alcohol gel to hospitals
- Development of surveillance cameras to reduce the spread of COVID-19
- Treatment for COVID-19 infected patients
- Development and production of Face Shields for medical staff
- Preparation of negative-pressure rooms for infected patients
- Production of Swab Guard (to protect transmission from coughing and sneezing)
- Production of service robots to deliver food and medicine
- Production of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
- Free dormitory arrangements for medical staff
- Reduction of rent for shops on campus