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 Hotline Exposure Guide

Updated January 27, 2022

UMB has a new system for helping our community members understand what to do in the event of COVID-19 illness or exposure. Find out how to report your case and check exposure guidance here. Read more.

UMB Rapid Antigen At-Home COVID-19 Test Kit Guidance

Posted January 20, 2022

During January 2022, availability and access to COVID-19 testing has been strained. Through Jan. 31, 2022, the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is providing on-campus employees and students engaged in in-person activities with one rapid antigen at-home COVID-19 test kit. This guidance document provides directions on when the test kits should be used. Read more.

UMB Policy Requiring Use of Face Coverings

Updated January 03, 2022

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-19 among students, faculty, staff, clients, and others coming to the campus. Read more.



Posted January 19, 2022

Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order 4 free at-⁠home COVID-⁠19 tests. The tests are completely free. Orders will usually ship in 7-12 days. Order your tests now so you have them when you need them. Read more.

Maryland COVID Positive At-Home Test Report Portal

Posted January 13, 2022

Complete this form to report a positive COVID-19 at-home test result to the Maryland Department of Health if you are a Maryland resident. Complete este formulario para informar al Departamento de Salud de Maryland un resultado positivo de una prueba casera del COVID-19 si es residente de Maryland. Read more.

COVID-19 Report Form

Posted January 07, 2022

The COVID-19 Report Form is a UMB COVID-19 Hotline alternative to report a positive test and receive guidance on care, isolation and return-to-work/school protocol. If you have not already reported via the hotline or employee health, please use this form to report: • A new positive COVID-19 test in yourself. • Symptoms that may be due to COVID-19, including new scratchy throat. • Close contact with someone with COVID-19. This is also called a high-risk exposure. Read more.