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  • Spring Testing Plan

    Key Points Faculty, staff, and commuting students who wish to test on campus January 26 - 29 can now schedule their test. We are working to categorize everyone who is approved to be on...
    Posted: January 22, 2021 4:21 PM
  • Spring Semester Testing Update

    Key Points All community members approved to be on campus will need to submit a negative test result Free testing will be available on campus Individuals who come to campus regularly...
    Posted: January 15, 2021 4:28 PM
  • COVID-19 Planning: Academic and Testing Updates

    Spring week one will be conducted remotely (Jan 26 - Feb 1)
    Key Points A mostly remote spring semester will begin January 26. All courses will be fully remote for the first week. Residential student move-in will continue on schedule. COVID-19 testing...
    Posted: December 7, 2020 11:59 AM
  • UMBC Responds to Rise in COVID-19 Cases

    As COVID-19 positivity rates continue to rise across the nation and in Maryland, we are writing to update you on campus health and safety plans. Thanks to your collective efforts, the UMBC campus...
    Posted: November 12, 2020 8:29 AM
  • An Urgent Community Health Request

    We ask urgently for your help and assistance as a predicted but nevertheless concerning surge in coronavirus cases occurs in Baltimore and across the nation. Here at UMBC, we are also seeing a...
    Posted: November 6, 2020 8:59 AM
  • Event Planning Resources

    Dear Members of the UMBC Community, As we reach the midway point of the fall semester, I want to thank our community for embracing our transition to virtual events and activities. Events and...
    Posted: November 2, 2020 10:53 AM
  • Student-athlete tests positive for COVID-19

    Dear UMBC Community, This morning (November 1) we were notified that a student-athlete currently practicing on campus has tested positive for COVID-19. The student-athlete is receiving medical...
    Posted: November 2, 2020 8:42 AM
  • Retriever Ready: Spring Semester Plans

    Dear UMBC Community, We know that you are eager to learn more about UMBC’s plans for the spring 2021 semester. First, we want to thank all of you for your work to keep our campus community safe...
    Posted: October 16, 2020 11:30 AM
  • UMBC COVID-19 Testing Update

    Dear UMBC Community: We deeply appreciate the many precautions that students, faculty, and staff are consistently taking to protect your health and the health of others on campus and in the...
    Posted: September 23, 2020 12:21 PM
  • Annual Leave “Carryover” Limit Raised

    through Calendar Year 2022
    Dear Faculty and Staff, Due to circumstances associated with COVID-19, employees may be unable to use all of their available accrued annual leave, resulting in potential loss of this leave...
    Posted: September 22, 2020 10:18 AM