Vaccination Information

General Information

Currently all residential students at UMBC will be required to remain up to date on their COVID-19 vaccination. Vaccination is strongly recommended for all other eligible students, faculty, and staff.

Faculty, staff, and commuting students no longer need to submit vaccination records.

Information for Residential Students

Residential students received an email on July 27 with information on how to attest their vaccination status or request a waiver. Clarification on how to remain “up to date” from the CDC is available here.

Frequently Asked Questions

Will UMBC be providing vaccines?
UMBC plans to offer on-campus vaccination clinics in Fall 2022.
How do I get a vaccine?
Vaccine are readily available at most commercial pharmacies, grocery stores, and your doctor’s office. More information on locations in Maryland is available here.
Which vaccines will UMBC accept?

UMBC will accept vaccines authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the World Health Organization (WHO).

How do I inform the university if I have been vaccinated?
Only residential students need to report their vaccinations. They will receive information on how to do so soon.
How do I apply for a medical or religious exemption?
Please review the information on this page.

If you have questions not covered here, please email