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University of Maine System COVID-19 Information

Together for Maine

Thank you to the University of Maine System students, faculty and staff who have verified their vaccination status so far. Help us be together safer this fall by verifying your vaccination status now!

Students, faculty and staff can verify their vaccination status on the University of Maine System COVID-19 Testing Portal.

Verify your vaccination COVID, Influenza, and Monkeypox Vaccination Site Information

A Message from Chancellor Malloy

Thanks to the hard work and commitment to public health of our entire higher education community, the University of Maine System continues to meet its commitment to being safely Together for Maine throughout the COVID-19 public health crisis. As we adjust to the changing nature of the pandemic to provide our students with a traditional, campus-based college experience, we remain committed to and will follow the science-based public health principles that reduce the risk of infection and help prevent serious illness.

Every student, faculty, and staff member at every one of our universities has a role to play in the success of our public health campaign and the leadership and service we provide to Maine and its people through the pandemic. Public higher education has never been more essential. We’re staying safely together through the pandemic so can continue delivering the learning research, service and knowledge needed to move Maine forward in the years to come.

Dannel P. Malloy, Chancellor


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Link to wastewater results

Weekly Wastewater Sampling for the Presence of SARS-CoV-2 - Campus Results

Learn more about and view the University of Maine System's weekly wastewater sampling results, or read through the Wastewater Sampling Frequently Asked Questions to learn more.

The University of Maine System has used wastewater testing to track trends in the overall prevalence of COVID-19 on four of our campuses and in two surrounding communities. We have tested wastewater at two central collection points on four University of Maine System campuses and at municipal treatment facilities in Orono and Farmington. See the Frequently Asked Questions for more information.


University of Maine System (UMS) COVID-19 Risk Statement: The University of Maine System continues to support safety and health in the University community during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic including by encouraging employees, students, and visitors: to stay home if sick; to follow all applicable UMS and public health COVID-19 pandemic guidance and protocols; and, to stay informed about changes and updates in guidance and protocols. The University consistently takes steps in response to changing COVID-19 pandemic circumstances in an attempt to minimize the risk of COVID-19 infections (or the spread of any other communicable illness) in accordance with applicable law, regulation, and guidance provided by health authorities. Despite these efforts, the University cannot guarantee that any person entering University campuses or facilities will not contract COVID-19 or any other communicable disease and any such person must assess and accept the risks of illness or injury for themselves.