Community: Visitors

Frequently Asked Questions

How can volunteers or affiliates access SAFE?

Posted September 15, 2020

If you are in the community system and you would like to be included in the SAFE daily monitoring system reach out to the helpdesk,, to request to be added to SAFE. Read more.

What is the purpose of the Episodic Self Monitoring Symptom Report?

Updated September 15, 2020

The Episodic Self Monitoring Symptom Report is intended to be used if you are already on a pause from daily symptom monitoring, but need to come into work or to attend school activities on a one-time or infrequent basis during a longer period of remote working or learning. Read more.

Who is considered a visitor?

Posted August 25, 2020

A visitor is a non-UMB person (nonemployee nor student) who requires access to a UMB owned or operated facility. Read more.

Announcements and Letters

Back-to-School Campus Safety

Posted August 27, 2020

Welcome - whether virtually or in person - to another academic year at the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB). Since 2016, I've had the pleasure of meeting many members of our UMB community, and I am now proud to serve as interim chief of the UMB Police Department (UMBPD). 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.

Letter regarding updated guidance on out-of-state travel and testing

Posted July 14, 2020

In my letter July 4, I shared guidance related to the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) directive, which recommends, but does not require, that people who travel outside of Maryland be tested for COVID-19 upon their return. I wish to provide you with additional guidance regarding testing. Read more.

Policies and Guidance

Physical Distancing & Capacity Guidelines

Updated May 06, 2021

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

Visitors COVID-19 Acknowledgment Form

Updated October 14, 2020

Complete the UMB Visitors COVID Acknowledgment Form for scheduled visitors to UMB in accordance with the COVID-19 Visitors Guidance. Read more.

Additional Resources

Governor Hogan Announces Opening of Three More Mass Vaccination Sites in March

Posted March 02, 2021

Governor Larry Hogan today announced that the state will open three additional mass vaccination sites in March, giving Maryland at least one in each region of the state. The state’s vaccination rate hit a record high 35,730 shots per day. Read more.

Janssen/Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Frequently Asked Questions

Posted March 02, 2021

Janssen/Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Frequently Asked Questions Read more.