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UMBC is open, with employees working remotely. Facilities remain closed. If you have an emergency, please call UMBC Police at 410-455-5555. Maryland is currently under a Safer at Home Order. However, travel and other restrictions remain in Baltimore and Montgomery counties.
  • July 30: Retrievers Return Action Update

    New Employee Onboarding Guidance + Upcoming Events

    July 30, 2020 5:17 PM
    Campus Status: UMBC is open, with most students, faculty, and staff studying, teaching, and working remotely. Facilities remain closed. If you have an emergency, please call UMBC Police at (410) 455-5555. Maryland is currently under a Safer at Home Order. However, travel and other restrictions remain in Baltimore County and other areas.

    The latest campus updates are posted on the Retrievers Return website. If you have questions or concerns, please email covid19@umbc.edu.

    Student Services and Support

    • The Center for Democracy and Civic Life will host a virtual Civic Courage Journaling Gathering on Friday, July 31, at 1 p.m.
    • The Mosaic Center presents [Free]dom Friday: Dismantling Columbus on Friday, July 31, at 3 p.m. [Free]dom Fridays are designed to provide a virtual space to have an open dialogue about social justice and identity-based topics with other participants.
    • Need help managing your personal finances? Learn more about the UMBC FinancialSmarts CASHCoach program.

    Business Continuity and Staff Support

    • The Department of Human Resources has developed new Remote Onboarding Tips for supervisors that outline suggestions for virtually onboarding new employees. The document walks supervisors through steps to take prior to a new employee's start date, as well as during the first several weeks of employment.

    Campus Access

    • UMBC’s buildings are secured, with some employees and research teams on campus and taking appropriate health and safety precautions. Only employees with permission from their supervisor, approved researchers, and/or approved students should be on campus.
    • Faculty Summer Access Requests: If you need to access the campus to prepare course materials for a class that you are teaching this fall, or access to your office to teach online during the summer, please submit a Summer 2020 Campus Access Request Form.
    • If you have a one-time emergency need to visit campus and have gained appropriate approval(s) but do not have keys to gain access to the building/office that you need to visit, please call UMBC Police Deputy Chief Bruce Perry at (443) 677-2195 or Lieutenant Derrick Johns at (410) 207-0850.

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