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Campus Access & Facilities

Only employees with a letter from their supervisor, researchers with RAET approval, and/or students that are approved for late stay should be on campus. All other staff, faculty, and students should be off-campus, with employees working remotely or on leave.

If you have an emergency need to visit campus, call UMBC Police Deputy Chief Bruce Perry at 443-677-2195 or Lieutenant Derrick Johns at 410-207-0850.

Limited Access to Campus


The campus remains accessible for emergency access only. This includes: employees with a letter from their supervisor, researchers approved through the Access Exception process, and/or students that are approved for late stay. If you have a one-time emergency need to visit campus, call UMBC Police Deputy Chief Bruce Perry at 443-677-2195 or Lieutenant Derrick Johns at 410-207-0850.

As a reminder, no staff member who is immuno-compromised or otherwise considered by CDC guidance to be high-risk regarding COVID-19 will be required to work on campus. Community members over the age of 60, or those with CDC-recognized underlying conditions, can contact Human Resources on a confidential basis and arrange telework, use accrued sick or other leave, or receive an excused absence. See USM guidance.

 

Campus Mail


The mailroom’s hours for departmental mail pick up are Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 8 a.m. 12 p.m.

Central Receiving staff are delivering and securing packages in the offices of the ordering departments around campus. Central Receiving staff can be contacted at 410-455-2317 to determine the location of packages.

Transit


All Transit buses will be operating at reduced capacity to encourage social distancing. UMBC Transit is encouraging riders to please use transit for essential travel only. Transit defines essential travel as trips to and from campus, grocery stores, work, banks, hospitals, pharmacies, providing care for family members, food distribution centers such as Retriever Essentials, and other similar destinations. Information and alternative transportation options is posted to the Transit page. Please refer all questions to transit@umbc.edu.

Maintenance & Upkeep


Over the coming weeks, ABM will be cleaning out food that has been left in common area refrigerators in order to avoid food spoilage and maintain a healthy environment. ABM will throw away loose food such as fruits and vegetables as well as any containers of food that have been left behind. Any lunch bags or small coolers containing food will also be thrown away. Condiments will be left in the refrigerators. ABM will not remove anything from freezers and will not empty refrigerators located in offices or labs.

Faculty and Staff Parking


Payroll deduction for faculty and staff parking will be suspended. We are working closely with the state and hope this will be effective beginning with the April 17 pay.