Behaviors

Phase 0 describes where we were during most of the pandemic period when density on the campus was at a minimum.

Phase 1 is where we are currently (April 13, 2021).


 

PHASE 0
Minimum Density
PHASE 1
Low Density
PHASE 2
Medium Density
PHASE 3
Near 100% Density
Physical Distance: Stay 6 feet away from others Required (Health & Safety) Required Required Not required
Masking: Wear a properly fitted mask Required (Health & Safety) Required Required May be required
Symptom Monitoring: Stay home if you are sick Daily reporting required (Health & Safety) Daily reporting required Daily reporting required Daily reporting required
Hygiene: Wash your hands frequently Highly Recommended (Health & Safety) Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended
Vaccine: Students, Staff and Faculty Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended
Testing Every two weeks for students (Student Life) and employees who wish to come to campus (Human Resources plan | The University of Maryland) Every two weeks for students and employees who come to campus (until the end of the Spring 2021 semester) Probably once monthly for students and employees who come to campus As needed to monitor outbreaks and control spread (likely once per month)
Quarantine / Isolation1 Isolation required for anyone coming to campus with COVID-related symptoms. Quarantine for those who have been exposed if not vaccinated. Isolation required for anyone coming to campus with COVID-related symptoms Quarantine for those who have been exposed if not vaccinated. Isolation required for anyone coming to campus with COVID-related symptoms Quarantine for those who have been exposed if not vaccinated. Isolation required for anyone coming to campus with COVID-related symptoms; may require quarantine / isolation housing Quarantine for those who have been exposed if not vaccinated.
Gatherings and Group Meetings Indoor and outdoor gatherings will follow Prince George’s County requirements. Indoor and outdoor gatherings will follow Prince George’s County requirements Constraints on meeting size and use of spaces align with university 4 Maryland behaviors and emerging CDC/Prince George’s County requirements Larger meetings permitted; size to be determined by Prince George’s County guidance
University Sponsored Travel Restricted: approval necessary by appropriate dean or vice president Restricted: approval necessary by appropriate dean or vice president Restricted: approval necessary by appropriate dean or vice president Approval required by unit supervisor

1.Quarantine is no longer required for vaccinated individuals without symptoms but applies to unvaccinated individuals without symptoms who have had significant exposure to the virus. Students living on campus who have symptoms will require isolation housing

Important Dates:

Phase 0 - March 2020 through April 5, 2021

Phase 1 - April 5, 2021*

Phase 2 - July 5, 2021*

Phase 3 - August 2, 2021*


*Dates are predictions and anticipate changes in governmental regulations and health advisories