Recent updates

I am fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Does that change what I can do on campus, and in university facilities and offices statewide?

All health and safety protocols are in effect on campus, and in our facilities and offices statewide, including wearing face coverings indoors and out, and maintaining 6 feet of social distancing. Students and employees who have been on campus or on-site in university facilities this semester will continue to participate in weekly COVID-19 testing. At […]

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What is the latest guidance about phase six weekly on-campus testing?

In the interest of community safety and well-being as part of a safe return to in-person instruction in the spring 2021 semester, University of Maine at Machias COVID-19 phase six weekly asymptomatic testing for all members of the UMM community who are on campus in the spring semester will begin Feb. 1 and continue throughout […]

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How should faculty and staff prepare for the start of the spring semester?

Faculty and staff who will be on campus during the spring semester will be required to participate in weekly COVID-19 testing. Planning for weekly testing beginning Feb. 1 is underway. More information will be announced ASAP. In January, testing is available for faculty and staff through the swab-and-send testing facility in Sennett Hall. All staff […]

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What information is available for students departing for the fall semester?

UMM will transition to remote instruction for the semester after Thanksgiving break. Remote instruction begins Nov. 30. The Plan Your Remote webpage has information and remote learning resources for UMM students. Residential students who will be leaving campus for the semester will have an opportunity to be tested for COVID-19 prior to departure on Monday, […]

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What should UMM employees do when someone in their workplace whom they have been with on-site tests positive or is a close contact to someone who has tested positive?

If you or people you know in the community have concerns about COVID-19 symptoms, close contact or a positive test, please fill out the self-reporting form. Employees also can contact their Human Resources partners, call the COVID-19 info line — 207.581.2681 or email umaine.alerts@maine.edu. If you are considered a close contact, you will be contacted by […]

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Quarantine and isolation guidance

What are UMM’s plans for the isolation and quarantine of students in fall 2020 and spring 2021? UMM has designated separate quarantine and isolation rooms for residential students. A student health coordinator will be available to provide support. Please read the detailed quarantine and isolation planning guide for more information. Do members of the UMM community […]

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