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Campus Access

WITS’ Mandatory Vaccination Policy

Alumni and Visitors

Alumni and visitors to Wits’ campuses will be required to show proof of identification and proof of vaccination by 1 March to enter Wits’ premises. Visitors read more on the Wits Vaccine Implementation Portal.

COVID-19 Campus Protocols

All persons entering the Wits campus are expected to follow the COVID-19 Protocols of 1M + 2V + 3Ss: Wear a face Mask, stay in Ventilated areas, Vaccinate, complete the COVID-19 Screening Tool, keep a Social Distance of 1.5m and Sanitise hands regularly.

Please complete the daily self-screening questionnaire before leaving home and before coming onto Campus.
NB: Persons are not permitted onto Campus if the below screening has not been done. Download the form here:
COVID-19 Symptom Screening Questionnaire

Or you can register and complete the Covid-19 screening form by dialling this number: *120*8501#

Alumni Card

  • Alumni who hold degrees from Wits qualify for an Alumni Card.
  • The Alumni Office issues Alumni Cards in person only.
  • Office hours: Monday – Friday, 8am-3:45pm | Last Saturday of the month, 8am-12pm.
  • Cards costs R180 and the annual renewal is R120.
  • Parking on campus can be linked to your alumni card for a fee. Enquire at the Parking Office in Solomon Mahlangu House Concourse. Free parking after 4pm and weekends.

Library & Database Access

  • The Alumni Card enables Alumni to access all campuses and libraries.
  • It costs an additional R250 to borrow books from the libraries and have remote access to the SAGE Premier Online database.
  • Alumni Cardholders can access all journals on site in the libraries at no cost.
  • Please note that the Library has adjusted its after-hours operating times for the Commerce Library Reading Room and the Engineering Library Reading Room in the Chamber of Mines Building as follows:

    Monday to Thursday: 16:00-23:00
    Saturday: 08:30-17:00
    Sunday: 14:00-20:00

    The Engineering Library Reading Room offers a study space, power points and WiFi, one printer and it has a wheel chair access. All Covid-19 measures are in place for the Reading Rooms and should be adhered to at all times.

     For the operating hours of all libraries, visit the Wits Library site.

Campus Sports Access

  • Wits Sports enables Alumni access to campus sports facilities.
  • The cost is sport-dependent.