Faculty: Human Resources

Frequently Asked Questions

Do visitors need to wear a mask?

Updated March 02, 2022

Please inform guests of the UMB Policy Requiring the Use of Face Coverings when invited to campus. Read more.

Is there a time limit for how long I can wear a KN95?

Posted September 13, 2021

That is up to your comfort level. Some people comfortably wear them all day long. Others choose to take breaks. Read more.

How can I report someone for not wearing a face covering, not physically distancing, or other COVID-19 hygiene issues?

Updated July 01, 2021

If you have concerns that a person is unvaccinated and not wearing a face covering or practicing physical distancing on the UMB campus, you can report that to your supervisor or to the UMB Whistleblower Hotline, and we will investigate the matter. Read more.

Announcements and Letters

Letter: Employee COVID-19 Vaccination Protocol Update

Posted August 01, 2022

Effective Aug. 1, 2022, the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) will no longer require employees (faculty, staff, and contractors) to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Employees whose job duties require them to work in clinical settings or at clinical or field sites continue to be subject to the vaccine requirements of those sites Read more.

Letter: The Future of Work

Posted April 08, 2022

We also know that the well-being of our employees matters and that we want to remain an employer of choice. To that end, we are developing a task force that will help us think through the changing needs of this institution, support our existing workforce, and plan for the future. Read more.

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.

Policies and Guidance

UMB Policy Requiring Use of Face Coverings

Updated September 08, 2022

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

UMB Traveler Responsibilities During COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted August 02, 2022

UMB students, faculty, and staff traveling on UMB business (as defined under UMB’s Policy on Business Travel for UMB Employees and Nonemployees) shall adhere to UMB and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) COVID-19 travel guidance. Read more.

UMB Telework Policy FAQs

Updated August 15, 2021

Here are some frequently asked questions (FAQs) on UMB’s revised Policy on Telework that replaced the COVID-19 Status of Operation and Telework Policy on Aug. 15 ,2021. Read more.

Additional Resources

Unstuck and on Target Parenting Videos

Posted October 08, 2021

Series of free, educational videos created by SSW Institute for Implementation and Innovation Office of Instruction Technology and Media for parents of third through fifth graders tackling common emotional and behavioral topics to aide in childhood development, strengths and challenges, and in assisting children to build their skills in being flexible independent problem solvers. Read more.

UMB Academy of Lifelong Learning Launches New Parenting Forum

Posted September 27, 2021

The Academy of Lifelong Learning Parenting Forum is a destination for parents and caregivers to interact and learn from UMB experts covering all phases of childrearing, from infants to young adults. Parenting can be incredibly complex, and this new forum will be an innovative resource for mothers, fathers, and nurturers everywhere. Read more.

Are You or Your Team Experiencing Challenges with Returning to Campus?

Posted July 07, 2021

Take a moment and contact the Workplace Mediation Service to find out how mediation can help address challenges with returning to campus. Read more.