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Announcements and Letters

Letter: Statement of Intent for Summer and Fall Semester

Posted March 02, 2021

UMB’s planning efforts now look beyond this spring, and I am optimistic that the public health situation will allow UMB to pivot toward more in-person activities. With that in mind, I want to share our intent for the summer and the fall semester: Read more.

‘Virtual Blue Bins’ Are Open for Collecting Donations

Posted September 23, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a need for flexibility with the annual donation drives organized by UMB’s Staff Senate and the Office of Community Engagement. Read more.

Letter regarding UMB Updated Face Covering Policy

Posted August 03, 2020

We know that face coverings are an essential component to controlling the spread of COVID-19. We want to do everything possible to minimize risk of spread of the virus among University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) students, faculty, staff, and the community. To that end, I am sharing the UMB Policy Requiring Use of Face Coverings that supersedes the guidance issued April 6. Read more.

Policies and Guidance

Physical Distancing & Capacity Guidelines

Updated May 06, 2021

Guidelines for physical distancing, in-person meetings, and more. Read more.

Building Ventilation

Posted May 06, 2021

UMB is committed to minimizing COVID-19 risk for building users by regularly inspecting air handling units, replacing filters, and ensuring that air handlers are functioning as designed. UMB also will continue to monitor and react to federal, state, public health, and industry standard heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) guidelines to manage and mitigate risk where possible. Read more.

UMB Policy Requiring Use of Face Coverings

Updated April 29, 2021

It is established that face coverings are vital to control of the spread of COVID-19. UMB adopts this policy in the interest of minimizing risk of spread of COVID-19among students, faculty, staff, clients,and others coming to the campus. Read more.

Additional Resources

Video Conference Etiquette

Posted November 16, 2020

From chat boxes to mute buttons to background blurs, check out these best practices designed to add a degree of decorum to your online meetings. Read more.

Election 2020: Know and Follow the Rules for Mail-In Voting

Posted October 01, 2020

The University of Maryland, Baltimore urges students, faculty, staff, and community members to know and follow the rules for Maryland or whichever state in which you reside by visiting your state election office website or contacting local election officials to see if you can vote by mail this year. Read more.

Connect with the Community Engagement Center on Facebook

Posted August 06, 2020

Engage with fellow fans and followers of the Community Engagement Center by liking or following the CEC on Facebook. Read more.