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

UMB COVID-19 Guidance on Events, Eating, and Drinking

Updated December 17, 2021

Therefore, the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) asks that individuals consider the following when having food at events or elsewhere: Read more.

Are events planned for more than 25 people allowed at UMB?

Posted October 01, 2021

UMB permits events over 25 with approval from a Dean or VP office. UMB requires approval from the Dean’s or VP’s office to confirm the proposed facilities and safety measures are adequate for the event. Prior to the start of the fall semester, UMB reviewed its classroom facilities and safety measures to confirm they were appropriate. Thus, additional approvals to hold classes are not required at this time Read more.

Physical Distancing & Capacity Guidelines

Updated September 22, 2021

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