Faculty, staff and students

What should UMaine or 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 UMaine or UMM communities 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 […]

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What is the latest guidance on group size limits on campus and public access?

The University of Maine System’s latest guidance is online. A link to Chancellor Malloy’s Nov. 13 community message is online. It includes the following information regarding the overall special provisions in place regarding its general operations and in-person activities: Public access to campus: For the time being and until at least Thanksgiving, members of the general […]

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What is the latest information on New Balance Student Recreation Center and Maine Bound?

Due to the increas​e in community transmission of COVID-19 ​statewide and nationwide, ​​New Balance Student Recreation Center returned to ​a 50​-​person limit to safely limit exposure through our services and programs, effective Nov. 8. A live occupancy counter is online. All remote and virtual programs will continue and be expanded by Campus Recreation.​ In-person classes […]

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Do students have a Pass/Fail option in fall 2020?

Undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in University of Maine classes have the option to convert their fall 2020 class(es) from graded to Pass/Fail, or to withdraw from one or more classes without academic penalty (equivalent to a grade of W). The university’s goal in making these changes is to be as student-centric as possible by […]

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Will the university provide face coverings required for employees while on campus?

Yes. Two reusable cloth face coverings are made available to each UMaine and UMM employee on return to campus. Colleges and departments can use the online  COVID-19 Essential Supplies Request Form to order as-needed supplies, such as hand sanitizer, cloth face coverings, disposable surgical face masks, clear hygiene barriers and social distancing floor signs.

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Should individual employees be using the supplies request form to place PPE orders in order to conduct research and other activities specific to their research groups?

No. The COVID-19 Essential Supplies Request Form was not designed for individuals to order supplies. UMaine’s Emergency Operations Center supply chain was developed to document all supplies directly relate to the COVID 19 mitigation efforts. Depending how a division is organized, unit supervisors or above should be the only ones placing orders. Those orders should also intersect […]

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