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August 20: Retriever Ready Action Update

COVID-19 Testing, Symptom Tracking, and Training Requirement

Please see the latest updates on UMBC’s Retriever Ready website. We encourage you to bookmark this site for the most current information on UMBC’s COVID-19 response, online learning this fall, and more. Questions? Please email covid19@umbc.edu.

COVID-19 Testing & Tracking

  • Check out UMBC’s COVID-19 Testing and Tracking page for the most up-to-date information on requirements for students, faculty, and staff who are approved to be on campus for the fall 2020 semester.
  • Reminder: Mandatory Training for On-Campus Students. On Friday, August 14, residential students and students who will be commuting to campus for in-person classes during the fall 2020 semester received instructions to complete an online Return to Campus COVID Awareness training by August 27. The training includes the Retriever Community Agreement to complete and sign. The Retriever Community Agreement to complete and sign. The Retriever Community Agreement also includes links to the Addendum to the Code of Student Conduct and the Addendum to the Code of Student Organization Conduct. Students who are not required to complete the module but would like to do so can find it by logging in to UMBC Blackboard, selecting the “Organizations” (located on the left side of the screen), and selecting “Return to Campus COVID Awareness.”

Research and Creative Achievement (RCA) Town Hall #5 on Friday, August 21

Join the End-of-Summer Virtual Town Hall on Research and Creative Achievement under COVID-19 on Friday, August 21, 8:45 – 10:00 am. Please register for the Town Hall and submit your questions in advance. You will receive the WebEx sign-in information after you RSVP.

UMBC Together

Visit the UMBC Together website for recent social media posts and the UMBC Together myUMBC group for a weekly event spotlight.

Posted: August 21, 2020, 9:09 AM