More than 103,000 tertiary students are going home today as Hari Raya is right around the corner.
Students from all states except Sarawak are the few allowed to return home as the interstate travel ban still remains.
The students will be driving, getting picked up by parents, hopping on designated buses or taking flights home.
Students will leave in stages from today until May 12 in order to comply to the SOPs.
In order to minimise the risk of spreading Covid-19, those who are boarding chartered buses have already signed health declaration forms and underwent health screenings.
Students who are driving their own transport or waiting for their parents have been given permission letters for inter-district and interstate travel.
According to The Star, Universiti Malaya (UM) estimates about 2,300 of their students will be returning home.
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) deputy vice-chancellor (student affairs and alumni) Prof Dr Arifin Abdu also said that 6,000 of their students will be returning home with 2,268 being picked up by their parents, 1,590 with their own vehicles, and 682 taking flights.
On the other hand, Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student Affairs) said more than 200 vehicles that includes buses, multipurpose vehicles and cars will be used to send over 16,000 students from 30 UiTM campuses back to their hometowns across the country.
These students will get to celebrate Hari Raya with their families before returning to campus between May 15 and 20.