UPDATED January 21, 2022 at 4:51 P.M.
Our focus has been on the health and well-being of our entire campus community, and our plans have been coordinated with state and county health officials, with additional guidance provided by the University System of Maryland.
SPRING SEMESTER 2022
The university plans to begin the spring 2022 semester as planned and in-person on January 24. All faculty, staff and students, regardless of vaccination status, must:
These measures are subject to change, depending on evolving COVID-19 conditions.
COVID-19 Health Updates: For information about the virus, variants, vaccination and other health-related matters, we encourage you to review resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Johns Hopkins University.
Requirements for students and services available for learning, studying, health and wellness.
Guidelines and requirements for employees, including conducting research for UMD.
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