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  • Fall 2021 Update: Free Hour and Events

    Dear UMBC Community, As we prepare for a primarily in-person campus in the fall, we look forward to creating opportunities for students to safely gather and participate in campus events and...
    Posted: April 1, 2021 5:32 PM
  • Update on UMBC Plans for Fall 2021

    UMBC prepares for a return to a vibrant campus community.
    Key Points Wider vaccine access and new public health guidance allow us to prepare for a return to a vibrant campus community. Most courses will be offered face-to-face or in hybrid...
    Posted: March 29, 2021 7:52 AM
  • Spring Commencement Update

    Dear UMBC Community, For many reasons, spring is a time of hope. On our campus, this is especially true as we plan for commencement and prepare to celebrate our graduating class. We know that...
    Posted: March 12, 2021 1:13 PM
  • Spring Break Health and Safety Expectations

    Key Points Spring break is March 14-21. Residence halls will remain open during break. Travel by any community member is strongly discouraged. All community members approved to be on...
    Posted: March 5, 2021 4:12 PM
  • Bringing Our Community Back: Fall 2021 Update

    Key Points UMBC plans to maximize in-person learning in the fall, as conditions permit Physical distancing and health and safety precautions will continue to be essential More...
    Posted: February 12, 2021 9:54 AM
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Updates Jan 26

    Dear UMBC Community, Yesterday we received notice from the University System of Maryland that Higher Education employees participating in face-to-face instruction or working on the physical...
    Posted: January 27, 2021 6:01 PM
  • 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