Policies, Guidance, and Resources

UMB COVID-19 Coping Kit

The UMB COVID-19 Coping Kit features mental health resources to cope with stress, anxiety, and grief.

University of Maryland Medical System Covid-19 Resources

Facts about the coronavirus, its treatment and prevention as well as strategies for navigating the pandemic's disruption to daily life.

Academy of Lifelong Learning COVID-19 Response Forum

The academy invites you to ask a question and hear directly from our UMB team of doctors and specialists.

Policies & Guidance

COVID-19 Status of Operation and Telework Policy

Updated January 27, 2021

The University's Telework Policy (VII-6.11(A)) outlines ordinary rules and expectations surrounding telework. This COVID-19 Status of Operation and Telework Policy states temporary guidance and flexibilities related to telework in direct response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This Policy also offers temporary guidance related to the use of accrued leave. This Policy is effective commencing July 27, 2020 and will be in effect for an unspecified period of time while the University continues to address Read more.

Additional UMB Travel Guidance

Updated December 17, 2020

UMB continues to prohibit work-related, out-of-state travel, with very limited exceptions remain in effect. Read more.

COVID-19 Visitors Guidance

Updated December 09, 2020

This guidance provides the framework for a visitor accessing UMB-owned or -occupied facilities to ensure consistency with health and safety practices of the University. The guidance is intended to satisfy academic semester(s) fall 2020, with extension into spring 2021 as necessary. Read more.


Maryland Vaccine Equity Task Force Operations Plan

Posted March 04, 2021

Governor Larry Hogan charged the Vaccine Equity Task Force (VETF) to break down barriers to expand access and save lives in underserved, vulnerable, and hard-to-reach areas. VETF will partner with a wide range of public and private partners who share our goal of halting the spread of COVID-19 throughout the State. Read more.

UMB Parents and Caregivers Discussions

Updated March 04, 2021

The President's Council for Women is presenting a series of virtual open forums for parents and caregivers on balancing work and virtual schooling for children in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. The forums are open to all UMB faculty, staff, and students. Read more.

UMCP student creates website, alert system for vaccine appointments

Posted March 03, 2021

UMCP student Mathew Steininger created a website that scrapes vaccine registration websites and sends alerts to notify when appointments are open. Read more.