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Infrastructure and opening hours
Building opening hours and access
Die Gebäude der Universität Siegen sind ab dem 26.10.2020 geöffnet. Der Zugang erfolgt über einzelne Eingänge.
Update 10-27-2020 9:30 am
Are there student workplaces?
Student workplaces will be set up on each campus for the winter semester, for stays between attendance courses or for participation in online lectures. The student workstations are available and supervised from Monday to Friday.
IMPORTANT: Participation in online lectures with
speaking contributions is usually not possible there,
as this could disturb other students.
Registration at these workplaces using visitor cards (libraries) or QR code is important for contact tracking, just as in all courses.
From 27 October 2020:
- Adolf-Reichwein-Campus: Main Library AR (8 - 18 o'clock)
- Hölderlin Campus: Branch library H (8 - 16 o'clock)
- Paul Bonatz Campus: Branch library PB (8 - 16 hrs)
- Emmy-Noether-Campus: Branch library ENC (9 - 16 h)
- Campus Lower Castle: Branch library US (8 - 18 hrs)
- Sprachenzentrum, Weidenauer Str. 118 (language learning rooms, by appointment only)
Information on student jobs from November 2nd, 2020 will follow.
Update 10-26-2020 12:30 pm
How do I get to the university by public transport?
At the beginning of the lecture period, the UX lines are fully resumed. On particularly busy days at weekends, additional buses can be provided.
The registration and occupancy figures for the winter semester courses are continuously collected and evaluated in order to determine the required transport capacities.
How can I use the university library?
On October 26th, 2020, the main library on the Adolf-Reichwein-Straße (AR) campus will open its doors again. The comprehensive renovation and modernization of the building complex is completed after a three-year construction period.
At the same time, the Emmy-Noether-Campus (ENC), Hölderlinstraße (H) and Paul-Bonatz-Straße (PB) sub-libraries, which had been closed since March, also reopened their doors on this day.
The Lower Castle Library (US) is also open.
How can I use the services in the SSC building(Student Secretariat, STARTING, Central Student Advisory Service, International Office, Center for Teacher Education and Educational Research, Examination Office Faculty I)?
The SSC building will also reopen on October 26th, 2020, when lectures begin. Please note that due to the Corona Pandemic, special rules for the use of the services in the SSC will continue to apply. These rules are described below:
Personal meetings still only after prior appointment (by phone or mail).
- Please continue to make an appointment in advance with the contact person you wish to visit in the SSC building. This is necessary for contact tracing alone and also serves your security.
- Until further notice, there will be no open consultation hours during which you can attend without making an appointment.
- The opening hours of the SSC building are limited to the period from Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. Only within this period can previously agreed appointments take place in the SSC building.
- We still offer many services online, by phone, by e-mail or by post. Please check whether a personal visit to the SSC is necessary for your request or do you discuss this with the respective contact person by phone?
The services at a glance:
The Student Secretariat is open again. The visit of your administrator and the head of department is only possible by prior appointment within the regular office hours. Please contact the person responsible for you to arrange an appointment.
Please continue to provide the following services only online or by post:
- termination of enrollment (by mail - signature of library etc. is not required)
- form of maternity protection (by mail)
- Changes of address (only by post)
International Registrar´s Office (STARTING)
The International Registrar´s Office is open on Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. in the foyer of the SSC-building. To visit us, please make an appointment by email via email@example.com.
The following services will be offered only by email via firstname.lastname@example.org:
- termination of enrollment (signature of library etc. is not required)
- form of maternity protection
- Changes of address
Requests regarding Admission, please contact via email email@example.com.
German Language Course (DSH-Preparation)
The German Language Course will only be offered online until further notice. To get more information on the Course please contact the following colleagues by email.
International Office (IO) - International Student Affairs (ISA)
Open office hours cannot be held in the current winter semester either. Please use our advising services online, by phone, by mail or, in very urgent cases, schedule a short personal appointment with your contact person.
International Office (IO) – Welcome Center for International Researchers
Until further notice open consultation hours cannot take place. In order to make an appointment for consultation online or by phone, please contact Dr. Nina Fenn via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Central Student Advisory Service (ZSB)
The telephone hotline is available Monday to Thursday from 8 am to 5 pm and on Friday from 8 am to 2 pm under 0271/740-2712.
- Consultations in the general study advisory service are possible after previous date agreement on site, by telephone or as video consultation.
- Psychological Advice is available by prior appointment by telephone or as video counseling.
Please contact us via e-mail:
Please get in contact with the Job Placement for students via phone call 0271/740-2060 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.. To have an counseling call, please schedule an appointment by the consultation calender stated below.
If you have any further questions, please contact us by e-mail at email@example.com.
Centre for Teacher Education and Educational Research (ZLB)
Until further notice, the Center for Teacher Education and Educational Research offers all services exclusively by telephone and e-mail. Personal appointments on site are currently not planned. The ZLB contact persons for the respective areas are:
Examination office of the Faculty of Philosophy
The examination office of the Faculty of Philosophy asks also to use the services by telephone, post or e-mail. In exceptional cases, a visit to the Examination Office is possible by prior appointment via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Further information can be found on the homepage of the examination office.
Are examination offices, practice offices etc. still closed to the public?
In principle, all service facilities will continue to provide services by e-mail, post or telephone. However, service facilities can make personal appointments after May 4th, 2020 if it is really required. Only the service centres decide what is absolutely necessary. It is always essential to make an appointment in advance.
From May 13th, service facilities can reopen. Students will be informed of the specific regulations of the service facilities with regard to opening hours, appointment arrangements, adherence to the minimum number of students, etc. by appropriate means, e.g. via the website or upon individual request.
All service facilities are obliged to compile lists of names of contacts and to record contact times in order to be able to trace chains of infection if necessary.
When visiting a service facility, a mouth-and-nose cover must be worn and the safety distance of 1.5 metres must be maintained.
Service facilities include examination offices or practice offices/offices..
Are the gastronomic facilities (canteens, cafeteria) closed?
All gastronomic facilities of the Studierendenwerk will remain closed until further notice. If necessary, food can be purchased from the vending machines.
Depending on the development of the Corona pandemic, the catering establishments will not reopen until the beginning of January 2021 at the earliest. Please note the information on the website of the Studierendenwerk./p>
How are the offers of the Studierendenwerk (Kita, Flexi, Bafög, etc.) affected?
The day care center of the Studierendenwerk Siegens and
the flexible childcare are open again since August 17th,
Kita from 7.30 a.m. to 5 pm and Flexi from 8 am to 6 p.m.
This regulation is subject to the further corona infection in the country. For further information please contact the respective institution.
For the time being, there will be no personal consultation appointments in the departments "Studienfinanzierung" (Bafög, Daka- and KfW-Study-Loans) and Dormitory administration. The open consultation hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays are therefore currently omitted without replacement.
However, the Studierendenwerk can be reached in all matters by mail, e-mail and/or telephone. If you would like to send file attachments via e-mail, please remember that the Studierendenwerk is only allowed to open and process PDF files for IT security reasons.
Are the ZIMT service counters open?
The SupportDesks in the buildings AR-X (Room AR-X 1.09) and Hölderlinstraße (Room H-D 2205) can now be reached again. However, an appointment must first be arranged by e-mail (email@example.com). Wearing a mouth-nose cover during the appointments is generally mandatory.
The media library (Room AR-X 1.02) also opens by prior appointment by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please wear a mouth and nose cover during the appointment.
Will the architecture labs remain closed?
The architecture laboratories are closed, this applies to the model making laboratory, the CAD pool and the materials science laboratory.
How can I contact the AStA?
The AStA office has resumed operations, but with shortened opening hours daily from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. To enter the office, an appointment must be made online beforehand. This can be done at https://anmeldung.asta-siegen.de/?id=1.
The AStA Shop is open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The store may only be entered via the sliding glass door (courtyard side) and a maximum of 3 persons may be in the store at the same time. A mouth and nose protection is obligatory.
Are all classes from the university sports program cancelled?
For all employees and students of the university an extended sports program will be offered again from 11-9-2020. The courses are adapted to the current requirements and will again take place in the university's own sports facilities.
The obligatory prior registration will remain in place. From 11-4-2020, participants can register on the university sports homepage. Details about the offer, the realization as well as the registration under https://www.uni-siegen.de/sport/hochschulsport/.