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Together for Maine

The Together for Maine principles represent our commitment to serve our students and the state with science-informed plans that each of our public universities will be using to reduce the spread of disease, accommodate vulnerable members of our community, respond to incidents of Coronavirus infection, and protect each other and our communities.

With new capacity now to limit virus transmission through testing, contract tracking, and isolation, along with a strong communal discipline to follow social distancing and other recognized public health measures, Maine’s public universities will resume in-person teaching and learning on our campuses this fall because classroom instruction and immersion in a diverse community of ideas remains the best model to serve the majority of our learners.

Dannel P. Malloy, Chancellor

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New Travel and Work Guidance Posted

The University of Maine System has posted new guidance on Friday, June 19, 2020, impacting domestic and international travel and new guidance for working in person or remotely that will bring more employees back to... Read More

Earlier Updates

UMS COVID-19 Risk Statement: The University consistently seeks to take steps to minimize the risk of COVID-19 infections (or any other spread of disease) in accordance with applicable law, regulation, and guidance provided by health authorities. These efforts may include policies and safeguards implemented by the University such as symptom checks, social distancing, use of facial coverings, and isolating and quarantining when required. Despite these efforts, the University cannot categorically 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.