Community: Community Engagement Center

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I remove my face covering while exercising at URecFit and the Community Engagement Center?

Updated August 09, 2021

Effective Aug. 6, 2021, no except for the following areas: while swimming in the pool, on the pool deck while entering/exiting the pool, and in the showers. Read more.

Do visitors need to wear a mask?

Posted August 05, 2021

As of Aug. 6, 2021, yes. Please inform guests of the UMB Policy Requiring the Use of Face Coverings when invited to campus. Read more.

Announcements and Letters

New University Podcast Launches: Keep Your Finger on ‘The UMB Pulse’

Posted July 16, 2021

“The UMB Pulse," produced by the Office of Communications and Public Affairs, will help listeners stay up to date on changes and guidelines as we navigate our return to campus. 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.

Policies and Guidance

Physical Distancing & Capacity Guidelines

Updated September 22, 2021

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

UMB Policy Requiring Use of Face Coverings

Updated September 09, 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-19 among students, faculty, staff, clients, and others coming to the campus. 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.

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.

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.


Posted July 22, 2020

University of Maryland Medical Center understands that you may have many questions about the novel coronavirus virus (COVID-19). Read more.