Campus Facilities, Cleaning and Disinfecting

An outline of UMB’s enhanced cleaning procedures and instructions for cleaning surfaces to help prevent the spread of novel coronavirus.

Environmental Services (EVS) has been consistently working with Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) to learn, understand, and adapt to the cleaning and disinfecting changes and guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other infection control experts. Cleaning and disinfecting protocol has been adjusted because of the pandemic, focusing on high-touch areas.

Download or order COVID-19 signage for campus in the COVID-19 Digital Signage Toolbox.

Point-of-Use Cleaning Carts

The Point-of-Use Cleaning Cart is part of our Protect UMB Pledge.  

For us all to stay healthy, we need to be responsible and commit to our Pledge. This includes utilizing the Point-of-Use Cleaning Kit supplies provided on carts to disinfect surfaces that we will be touching or using prior to use. 

The kits will include appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) gloves, disinfectant spray, dry wipes, and hand sanitizer.  

Latest Updates

Physical Distancing & Capacity Guidelines

Updated July 19, 2021

Guidelines for physical distancing, in-person meetings, and more. Read more.

What event limitations are there for the 2021 fall semester?

Posted June 22, 2021

No event size limits will be in place for the fall semester for events that are predominantly composed of University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB)/University System of Maryland (USM) faculty, staff, and students (we understand you may have a guest speaker, caterer, etc.). No event size limits will be in place for the fall semester for outdoor events. For indoor events that have a significant number of non UMB/USM participants, further guidance will be provided. Read more.

If I’m vaccinated, do I still have to physically distance?

Updated June 22, 2021

The conditions on campus will determine the degree to which physical distancing will be required, especially in indoor spaces. UMB will determine the amount of space required between desks, chairs in a conference room, lounge chairs, etc. Read more.