Welcome to the UMB COVID-19 Guide website.

Latest Updates

UMB Traveler Responsibilities During COVID-19 Pandemic

Updated March 03, 2023

UMB students, faculty, and staff traveling on UMB business (as defined under UMB’s Policy on Business Travel for UMB Employees and Nonemployees) shall adhere to UMB and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) COVID-19 travel guidance. Read more.

Point-of-Use Cart Program Ending March 1

Posted February 27, 2023

The POU Cleaning Cart program will come to an end March 1. Requests for custodial services can be made through the Facilities Work Request Portal Read more.

How to Use Point-of-Use Cleaning Kits

Updated February 27, 2023

Following these steps will help create a safe, healthy, and efficient way to clean surfaces on campus. Keep in mind to clean areas and surfaces before use. Read more.

Insurance Changes Coming Soon for COVID-19 Tests

Posted February 24, 2023

Starting May 11, 2023, private insurers and Medicare Advantage plans will no longer be required to cover the cost of free at-home COVID-19 tests. (Note: Medicaid will cover at-home tests at no cost through September 2024.) This will also impact students enrolled in the UMB Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) managed by Gallagher and United Healthcare Student Resources (UHCSR). Read more.

State Center Vaccination, Testing and Treatment Site to close Saturday, February 25

Posted February 23, 2023

The State Center Vaccination, Testing, and Treatment Site, located at 300 W. Preston Street in Baltimore, will close on Saturday, February 25, drawing to a close more than 16 months of offering Marylanders of all ages free COVID vaccinations and boosters, on-site Test to Treat services, and at-home tests and KN95 masks. Read more.

UMB Policy Requiring Use of Face Coverings

Updated February 09, 2023

Regardless of vaccination status, masks are only required for people 2 years or older in the following locations Read more.

School-Specific COVID-19 Information

Dentistry Graduate Medicine Nursing Pharmacy

The School of Law and School of Social Work would like their communities to use the central website for COVID-19 information.