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October 7: Retriever Ready Action Update

Health and Safety Tips + Well-Being Events

Please see the latest updates on UMBC’s Retriever Ready website. Questions? Email Enjoying Homecoming Safely We hope you will attend Homecoming 2021 this weekend. Please...

Posted: October 7, 2021, 3:07 PM

COVID-19 Updates - Masking and Testing

Dear UMBC Community, Due to the hard work of all in our community, we are pleased to see that our on-campus positivity rate remains incredibly low, at 1.6%.  Masking Update We are grateful to...

Posted: September 28, 2021, 5:02 PM

September 24: Retriever Ready Action Update

Protect the Pack with Indoor Masking unless Actively Eating

Please see the latest updates on UMBC’s Retriever Ready website. Questions? Email Prevent COVID-19! Protect the Pack: wear your mask indoors unless actively eating. We have...

Posted: September 24, 2021, 11:48 AM

COVID-19 Updates - Surveillance Testing and Case Response

Dear UMBC Community, Now that we are several weeks into the Fall semester, we wish to thank each of you for everything you are doing to keep our community healthy and safe. We are closely...

Posted: September 15, 2021, 10:19 AM

Classroom Safety Updates for Fall 2021

A message to faculty

Dear Colleagues, Next week many of us will be returning to campus to teach for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic. It will be wonderful to reconnect with our students and the...

Posted: September 2, 2021, 2:18 PM

COVID-19 Update

Key Points The campus vaccination rate continues to climb past 90 percent.  Unvaccinated or partially vaccinated community members have received instructions on health and safety requirements...

Posted: August 23, 2021, 6:00 PM

Update on new CDC guidance and masking at UMBC

Dear UMBC Community, Yesterday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released updated guidance on masking that calls for indoor masking under certain conditions. At this time,...

Posted: July 28, 2021, 9:25 PM

Updated International Travel Guidance

Dear Members of the UMBC Community, Given the improving health situation in the U.S. and many other countries, we are providing this update to prior communications regarding international...

Posted: July 26, 2021, 9:05 AM

IMPORTANT: Deadline to Report your COVID-19 Vaccination

Dear Retrievers,  We are so excited to begin welcoming you back to campus next month. In fact, we cannot wait to begin introducing and reintroducing some of our favorite campus traditions such...

Posted: July 20, 2021, 5:00 PM

COVID-19 Compliance Updates and Reminders

Dear Colleagues, We are happy to have welcomed many faculty and staff back to campus this month. Thank you to all faculty and staff who have reported their COVID-19 vaccine information. We are...

Posted: July 15, 2021, 2:07 PM