Community: Visitors

Frequently Asked Questions

Spring 2022 UMB COVID-19 FAQs

Posted March 03, 2022

On March 2, 2022, UMB President Bruce E. Jarrell, MD, FACS, announced changes to the University’s mask policy. The updated policy can be accessed at this link. We have developed the following answers to questions you might have regarding how the policy impacts you. We also encourage you to read the full policy. Read more.

Who is considered a visitor?

Updated July 01, 2021

A non-UMB faculty, staff, or student, who requires access to a UMB-owned or -operated facility. Visitor is an all-encompassing term, to include but not be limited to: visiting scholars and researchers (U.S. and international), clinical research subjects, community representatives and minors, Boards of Visitors, public officials, prospective or visiting students, clients, field placement and experiential learning representatives, guest lecturers, and volunteers. Read more.

What is the role of the sponsor in the Visitors Guidance?

Updated July 01, 2021

Sponsors must make their visitor(s) aware of COVID-19 safety and health guidelines, in addition to inquiring about the need for reasonable accommodations. Read more.

Announcements and Letters

Letter: Changes to Mask Policy at UMB

Posted March 02, 2022

I’m very excited to share that Baltimore City is at the low COVID-19 community level according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) new community level guidance. COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths continue to drop across the United States and Maryland. In fact, Maryland has one of the lowest COVID-19 case rates in the country, and Mayor Brandon Scott removed the city of Baltimore’s indoor mask mandate as of March 1. We expect our partners at the University of Maryl Read more.

How Buildings Are Cleaned and Disinfected

Posted June 12, 2020

In addition to routine custodial cleaning, the University has implemented an enhanced cleaning protocol and frequency to clean and disinfect common areas and commonly touched surfaces in occupied buildings. Read more.

Policies and Guidance

UMB Policy Requiring Use of Face Coverings

Updated March 25, 2022

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

Additional Resources

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

Posted March 02, 2021

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