UPDATED JANUARY 15, 2021 at 6:00 P.M.
Our focus has been on the health and well-being of our entire campus community, and our plans have been coordinated with state and county health officials, with additional guidance provided by the University System of Maryland.
All students living on or near campus will be required to submit a negative COVID-19 test result prior to arriving on campus. Please see the Health and Safety information for full requirements.
Safety guidelines and opportunities regarding housing, dining, co-curricular activities, and mental health and wellness.
Changes to Maryland Athletics operations and schedules to comply with public health guidelines, as well as NCAA and Big Ten Conference requirements.
The effects of COVID-19 on the university’s Fiscal 2021 campus budget.
We have worked diligently to develop, enhance, and implement plans for reopening our physical campus and create a physically distant, socially-rich environment.
We value input from our campus community. Please fill out our feedback form to share suggestions or report concerns about health and safety on campus.
The University of Maryland is one of the world’s premier research institutions. With our strategic location and scores of partnerships with government and businesses, UMD conducts groundbreaking research on some of the biggest challenges facing our global community, including cybersecurity and terrorism, bioengineering, public health equity, food safety and climate change. We strive to discover new knowledge and put it to work through innovation and entrepreneurship, advancing economic development and transforming lives.
The newly launched Innovation Gateway will guide you to the resources, programs, partners, and spaces you need to activate and scale your fearless ideas into innovations that launch new ventures, catalyze growth, and advance economic development.
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