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COVID-19 Updates and Resources

UPDATED JUNE 16, 2020 at 11:00 A.M.

The University of Maryland continues to actively monitor the global COVID-19 pandemic affecting citizens around the world, including the United States.

The University Health Center (UHC) is in regular communication with county and state health officials. This website will be updated as additional information becomes available. 



We encourage you to email if you have questions specific to UMD and coronavirus. If you have a medical question or concern, please contact your physician.

Campus Resources

Keep Teaching
Guidance, strategies and resources for faculty and students for the transition to virtual classroom instruction
Keep Learning
Guidance and resources for students to help make the shift to learning online
Keep Working
Technology and resources for faculty and staff for telework, including video conferencing and security recommendations

Keep Connected
Guidance and strategies for students to keep connected to the University of Maryland and fellow Terps while off campus
Keep Creating
Resources, virtual arts and humanities experiences and community engagement updates for the campus community
Keep Together
Resources for our Maryland family to encourage and support students, connect with other Terps and stay informed on UMD news

Keep Educating
Tools and resources to support students and children online and at home.

A Message from the Office of Diversity and Inclusion:

Information on how to build a supportive, empathic and informed community

As the news about the novel coronavirus continues to spread, the Office of Diversity & Inclusion (ODI) is committed to sharing knowledge and information related to building a supportive, empathic and informed community. We encourage campus community members to be aware of the prevention recommendations provided by the University Health Center.

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Campus Resources


The University of Maryland, College Park is the state's flagship university and one of the nation's preeminent public research universities. A global leader in research, entrepreneurship and innovation, the university is home to more than 41,000 students, 14,000 faculty and staff, and 377,000 alumni all dedicated to the pursuit of Fearless Ideas. Located just outside Washington, D.C., we discover and share new knowledge every day through our renowned research enterprise and programs in academics, the arts and athletics. And we are committed to social entrepreneurship as the nation’s first “Do Good” campus.


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Spanning 12 schools and colleges, Maryland offers more than 200 degree-granting programs, many of them ranked among the best in the country. Our faculty includes three Nobel laureates, two Pulitzer Prize winners, 60 members of the national academies and scores of Fulbright scholars. And our students, who include the highest achievers in the state and nation, enjoy experiences unique to our location just outside the nation’s capital, including internships, research, and leadership and service opportunities.

Research and Innovation

The University of Maryland is one of the world’s premier research institutions. With our strategic location and scores of partnerships with government and businesses, UMD conducts groundbreaking research on some of the biggest challenges facing our global community, including cybersecurity and terrorism, bioengineering, public health equity, food safety and climate change. We strive to discover new knowledge and put it to work through innovation and entrepreneurship, advancing economic development and transforming lives. 

The newly launched Innovation Gateway will guide you to the resources, programs, partners, and spaces you need to activate and scale your fearless ideas into innovations that launch new ventures, catalyze growth, and advance economic development.


At the University of Maryland, the arts, the humanities and the sciences intersect to address important societal issues and shed new light on the human experience. Our vibrant campus arts community collaborates with local and national cultural organizations such as the Phillips Collection, Kennedy Center and Folger Shakespeare Library. Student and faculty artists, designers, historians, writers and performers are exploring new media, presenting new perspectives, investigating new techniques and engaging new audiences.


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Home of the Terrapins, the University of Maryland has one of the nation’s most recognizable and successful athletics programs. More than 550 student-athletes compete each year in 20 intercollegiate sports—12 for women and eight for men. Since 2005 alone, Maryland has won 19 national championships, including NCAA titles in women’s basketball, men’s soccer, men's lacrosse, women’s lacrosse, and field hockey. Since joining the Big Ten Conference in 2014, UMD has won a combined 32 regular season and tournament championships. Fear the Turtle!

Our Commitment to Student-Athletes

At the University of Maryland, our commitment to the safety and well-being of our students is paramount and resolute. For our student-athletes, that means both on and off the field.
The University of Maryland is committed to accountability, transparency, and fairness and is working to ensure our program upholds the values of our University.
Learn more about our commitment.

Student Life

The Terp experience extends beyond classrooms, labs and studios. It encompasses residence halls and dining halls, clubs and sports, fraternities and sororities, campus events and performances, and countless off-campus destinations. Maryland touts 800-plus student organizations, dozens of prestigious living and learning communities, and countless other ways to get involved. Students here can create a unique identity and grow as individuals, even as they’re part of a close-knit and diverse community. 

Latest information on Coronavirus


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For media releases visit UMD Right Now

Coronavirus Updates:
The University Health Center is actively monitoring the outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus (termed “2019-nCoV”) that was first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. The coronavirus is a new virus for humans and was first identified in China. Latest Coronavirus Updates

Presidential Search:
Darryll Pines Named University of Maryland’s 34th President. Learn More


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Terps are bold, smart, curious and proud. We do good, in our communities and out in the world. We are fearless. And we are always looking to expand our ranks. Interested in becoming a University of Maryland student? This is where to start.


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