Last updated on February 4, 2021

COVID-19-related Resources for the University of Maine Graduate Community


Connect With Us

The Graduate School’s lobby is open to visitors on a limited schedule:

Tuesday & Thursday
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Visitors will be required to wear face masks when entering the lobby.

Our phone lines are open Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and we can also be reached by email or through live chat on our website.


Staying Healthy Together

If you or people you know in the University of Maine community have concerns about COVID-19 symptoms, close contact, or a positive test: 

Call the COVID-19 info line: 207.581.2681
OR
Complete the self-reporting form
OR
Email umaine.alerts@maine.edu

Spring 2021 Return

All graduate students who are:
  • living in residence halls,
  • taking, teaching or supporting face-to-face classes,
  • working in labs or offices on campus or at UMaine facilities statewide, or
  • planning to regularly be on campus this semester
are REQUIRED to register for weekly phase six COVID-19 testing that begins Feb. 1.  Graduate students should have already received a message asking for their spring 2021 plans.  
 
For grad students who plan to be on campus infrequently — no more than once or twice in the semester, and only for very short periods of time — an exemption may be requested by emailing um.covidtesting@maine.edu.
 
More information about phase six testing at UMaine is online.
  • Phase six: February 1
Participants have been or soon will be notified by email from um.covidtesting@maine.edu. More information about testing phases five is online. A COVID-19 testing guide for students also is online.  
 

Note

The Maine CDC reports community spread of COVID-19 is on the rise in Maine. All of the efforts that all of you are making to stay safe, to stay away from campus if you have symptoms, to use face coverings, and to participate in testing are more critical now than ever. Continue to avoid gatherings, follow the guidance or requirements of civil authorities, and seek out medical care or further testing when warranted. Please be mindful when arriving from outside the state of Maine that quarantine or testing requirements will apply to you. Please also do your utmost to keep your loved ones and communities safe if you are moving about or visiting with others.

External Agency Testing Information

As a courtesy, below you will find additional information from local healthcare providers on how to schedule a COVID-19 test. Students choosing to be tested by an external healthcare provider must email the results to um.covidtesting@maine.edu before returning to campus. 

Northern Light Health
895 Union Street, Bangor
Phone: 844.489.1822

NLH COVID-19 drive-thru testing: 

Penobscot Community Health Care
242 Brunswick Street, Old Town
Call ahead: 207.404.8100 | Option #5

PCHC COVID-19 testing information: 

ConvenientMD
543 Broadway, Bangor
Phone: 833.263.0131 or sign up online: