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If you are unvaccinated, you are expected to wear a KN95 mask. Everyone, regardless of vaccination status, should also wear a KN95 mask when around large groups, including in classroom settings and in residence halls. See locations where you can get your free mask.
As of August 2, 2021, any student not in compliance with the COVID-19 vaccine mandate no longer has access to the online tool Testudo to add or drop courses, check in for waitlisted courses, or view their course schedule.
Registered students who did not confirm full or partial vaccination status, or request a religious or medical exemption by Monday, August 16 at 5:00 p.m. have had their course registration canceled.
Students and parents/guardians who need assistance, please submit a COVID-19 Compliance Support Request.
All students living in the university-owned residence halls and fraternity/sorority chapter houses must be fully vaccinated (i.e., a completed vaccine regimen plus 14 days after your final vaccine dose) or have an approved religious or medical exemption before arriving on campus for their move-in appointment.
Residents who are not in full compliance with the vaccination requirements will not be issued keys or allowed to check in.
UMD’s facilities management team provides answers to frequently asked questions, including cleaning measures put in place and who to contact with an issue. UMD Facilities COVID-19 FAQs - Residential Facilities.
Guidelines for student organizations approved to travel using university funds as well as class-sponsored trips and student groups traveling for university-sponsored or university-affiliated events. Student Group Travel Guidance for Academic Year 2021-2022
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