UPDATED FEBRUARY 22, 2021 at 10:51 A.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.
NEW COVID Measures: All students living in residence halls and on-campus fraternity and sorority houses must sequester-in-place. All undergraduate and graduate in-person classes will be delivered online starting Monday, February 22nd. These measures will be in place at least through Saturday, February 27th. Please visit the Education and Student Life pages and read President Pines’ announcement for more details.
Safety guidelines and opportunities regarding housing, dining, co-curricular activities, and mental health and wellness.
Changes to Maryland Athletics operations and schedules to comply with public health guidelines, as well as NCAA and Big Ten Conference requirements.
The effects of COVID-19 on the university’s Fiscal 2021 campus budget.
We have worked diligently to develop, enhance, and implement plans for reopening our physical campus and create a physically distant, socially-rich environment.
We value input from our campus community. Please fill out our feedback form to share suggestions or report concerns about health and safety on campus.
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