International Partners

Frequently Asked Questions

Are international visitors allowed on campus?

Posted August 25, 2020

As long as you have received proper approval, yes. A sponsor inviting an international visitor should notify the Office of International Services and advise the visitor to follow CDC guidelines and UMB health and safety guidelines. Read more.

Where does my name appear when I sign the Protect UMB pledge?

Posted August 19, 2020

Your name will appear alongside your fellow UMB community members on a dedicated webpage and on monitors, also called e-boards, across campus. Read more.

Are there any requirements for when I return to the U.S. from international travel?

Posted July 06, 2020

The CDC advises all travelers to stay home for 14 days following their return from international travel. Please stay at home for 14 days prior to coming to UMB premises. Read more.

Announcements and Letters

Licenses Available For Webex With Closed Captions & Live Transcriptions

Posted September 17, 2020

CITS has secured 1,000 licenses of the Cisco Webex version with closed captions and live transcriptions Read more.

Letter From Dr. Jarrell: Welcome Back

Posted August 24, 2020

As we begin the fall semester at the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), it is very strange for me to say “Welcome Back,” knowing that the majority of us are not on campus together and many aren’t sure when we’ll see each other in person. Read more.

Research Stage 2 Delayed

Posted July 31, 2020

University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) Interim President Bruce E. Jarrell, MD, FACS, announced in a recent communication that the University would initiate Stage 1 for clinical and community-based human subjects research on July 20 and if all went well, we would initiate Stage 2 on Aug. 3. We are now operating in Stage 1. Read more.

Policies and Guidance

UMB Policy Requiring Use of Face Coverings

Posted August 03, 2020

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.

UMB Recovery Framework

Posted May 15, 2020

COVID-19 presents challenges and opportunities that call for addressing recovery alongside strategic planning. This framework aligns quickly restoring education and research with comprehensive strategic planning to regenerate an innovative, competitive, and resilient institution driven by the University of Maryland, Baltimore’s (UMB) Core Values. Read more.

Additional Resources

CDC Flu Frequently Asked Questions

Posted September 08, 2020

Influenza-related questions & answers, organized by topic. Read more.

Similarities and Differences between Flu and COVID-19

Posted September 08, 2020

Flu and COVID-19 share many characteristics, but there are some key differences between the two. Read more.

Healthy Habits to Help Prevent Flu

Posted September 08, 2020

The single best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get vaccinated each year, but good health habits like avoiding people who are sick, covering your cough, and washing your hands often can help stop the spread of germs and prevent respiratory illnesses like flu. Read more.