UMB's Return to Campus Guide provides guidance specific to UMB that will allow schools and departments to manage operations in a safe and effective way as the University conducts a phased return to campus.

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Welcome to the University of Maryland, Baltimore COVID-19 Recovery website.

Here, you will find information for faculty, staff, students, and community members. Each section includes FAQs, announcements, and resources across a variety of topics. Click on your audience area to get started. This homepage serves as a dashboard for easy-to-find information about the status and access restrictions of each building, office, and program on campus.


School-Specific COVID-19 Information

Dentistry Graduate Medicine Nursing Pharmacy Social Work

The School of Law would like its community to use the central website for COVID-19 information.

Transportation Services

UMB shuttle Available 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. to 11 p.m., Monday through Friday
Safe Ride Available 7 a.m. to 1 a.m, 365 days a year
Safe Walk Available 24/7



Who Is Eligible for a COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shot?

Posted October 20, 2021

Studies show that after getting vaccinated against COVID-19, protection against the virus may decrease over time and be less able to protect against the Delta variant. Read more.

To Beard or not to Beard? That’s a good Question!

Posted October 20, 2021

A CDC visual guide to facial hair and fit for respirators and masks. Read more.

KN95 Mask Instructions and Frequently Asked Questions

Updated October 20, 2021

Instructions for use and care of a KN95 mask. Read more.

On-Campus Vaccination Rates

As of Oct. 19, 2021

On-Campus Employees Vaccinated

(7598 Total People)

On-Campus Students Vaccinated

(6562 Total People)

COVID-19 Hotline Data

The number of COVID-19 positive students and employees who called the UMB COVID-19 Hotline each week is depicted along with the quantity from each population. Please note that this chart is not the number of people who reported having COVID-19 while on campus, simply the number of people in the UMB community who had COVID-19 at some point who called in via the UMB COVID-19 Hotline.



The UMB COVID-19 Hotline is available to faculty, staff and students with a diagnosis of COVID-19, exposure concerns, or symptoms of illness that may represent COVID-19. Members of the UMB campus community are instructed to call the hotline at 1-800-701-9863 about these issues.