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COVID-19 End-of-Semester Updates

Dear UMBC Community, We are aware of the rising number of COVID-19 cases being reported in the Baltimore region. The COVID-19 Health and Safety Team continues to respond to new COVID-19 case...

Posted: May 13, 2022, 12:31 PM

Important COVID-19 Update

Dear Community, While COVID-19 rates remain low in Maryland and Baltimore County, there is a slight increase in case rates that likely reflects the emergence of the BA.2 variant in our region....

Posted: April 11, 2022, 3:29 PM

Updated COVID-19 Safety Measures at UMBC

March 3, 2022

Key Points UMBC and area positivity rates have allowed us to revisit our current health and safety measures.  Effective Friday, March 4, masking is no longer required for much of the...

Posted: March 3, 2022, 2:00 PM

Appointments still available for COVID-19 Boosters

UMBC family and friends welcome!

There are still openings for our next COVID-19 Booster Clinic on Thursday, March 3 in the RAC.  This may be your last chance to get a booster on campus! Appointments are available for family...

Posted: February 21, 2022, 3:26 PM

USM and UMBC Covid Updates

Dear UMBC Community, Our on-campus testing and case response results continue to demonstrate that we are on the downward slope of the COVID-19 curve caused by the Omicron variant. Due to these...

Posted: February 15, 2022, 2:11 PM

Spring Opening COVID-19 Update

KEY POINTS Our early testing results show a promising trend. Thank you for complying with masking, testing, and other safety protocols. If you need help, please reach out. Dear UMBC...

Posted: February 4, 2022, 9:25 AM

Provost's Modifications of Tenure Track Faculty and

Librarian Faculty Promotion Protocols: AY 2022-2023 Cycle

In recognition of the continuing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, and in an effort to mitigate some of its impacts, the Promotion and Tenure (P&T) protocol modifications that are currently in...

Posted: January 18, 2022, 5:28 PM

Residential Booster Requirement for Spring 2022

Dear Residential Students, Following my communication to all Spring 2022 licensed residential students on Friday, January 7.  I am writing to let you know next steps for the start of Spring...

Posted: January 14, 2022, 10:57 AM

Specific Guidance for USG Students, Faculty, and Staff

Dear USG Community, As we turn our attention to the spring semester, we continue to face the challenges brought on by COVID-19, which now include the rapidly spreading Omicron variant. For...

Posted: January 14, 2022, 10:55 AM

Spring 2022 COVID-19 Updates

KEY POINTS Spring semester classes will begin as scheduled on January 31. Spring telework agreements will be in effect beginning January 24. All in our on-campus community must be up to...

Posted: January 13, 2022, 6:18 PM