University of Michigan-Dearborn leaders have been working with University of Michigan officials and health professionals to closely monitor the spread of COVID-19 over the past several months.

Our goals are to deliver on our mission while protecting health and safety by minimizing the potential spread of the disease, both within our community and in the broader society. 

Campus communications regarding Covid-19 and university's response are available here.

Campus Messages

8/7/2020
With just over three weeks until the start of the fall semester, final decision making and planning efforts are nearing completion to keep students, faculty and staff safe as they return to campus.
8/6/2020
As faculty who will be teaching on campus in the fall semester, I want to emphasize the importance of following all the university’s policies and guidelines for promoting the health and safety of the campus community during the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly the university’s face coverings policy.
7/31/2020
As we draw closer to the start of the fall semester, the provost and I will resume sending weekly updates so you are best informed and prepared for the new academic year, whether it be on campus or, for the majority of us, remotely, as we continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.
7/31/2020
I want you to know that all Dearborn campus leadership, together with myself and my Provost’s team, have taken your feedback to heart and have been working to provide the safest possible workplace environment for faculty, students, and staff. 
7/24/2020
As the situation with the coronavirus continues to evolve, we remain committed to sharing information and updates to help you stay healthy and safe while we work towards a continuity of student learning and university operations.
7/16/2020
I write to share information about the Fall term, along with the instructional support we are providing and a request for faculty to take part in a survey so we can hear your perspectives and thoughts on how to shape the Winter 2021 semester. 
7/16/2020
University leadership hosted a virtual Town Hall webinar to share additional information with students regarding the fall teaching plan, block tuition, campus life activities and safety precautions that will be instituted on campus for in-person fall classes.
7/8/2020
We will move into the upcoming academic year guided by our desire to promote public health, outstanding teaching and a supportive learning environment. 
6/26/2020
University leadership hosted a virtual Town Hall webinar to share additional information with faculty and staff regarding the fall teaching plan and FY21 budget.
6/22/2020
Today I’m pleased to share University of Michigan-Dearborn’s plans for the fall 2020 semester. These plans reflect our commitment to promoting public health, outstanding teaching and an excellent learning environment.
6/19/2020
This week’s wrap-up message provides updates on our new coming to campus procedures and updates on moving towards normal operations on campus.  
6/15/2020
Guided by State of Michigan and public health guidelines, the university has revised the campus access policy, for those previously identified as “essential” and for those needing one-time access to campus, effective, 12:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 17, 2020. 
6/5/2020
As the situation with the coronavirus continues to evolve, we remain committed to sharing information and updates to help you stay healthy and safe while we work towards a continuity of student learning and university operations.
6/3/2020
As noted in yesterday’s message sent by President Schlissel, Governor Whitmer has lifted many aspects of the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order in the State of Michigan.
5/29/2020
As the situation with the coronavirus continues to evolve, we remain committed to sharing information and updates to help you stay healthy and safe while we work towards a continuity of student learning and university operations.
5/29/2020
University leadership hosted a virtual Town Hall webinar to share information with faculty and staff regarding COVID-19 response and recovery efforts.
5/22/2020
As the situation with the coronavirus continues to evolve, we remain committed to sharing information and updates to help you stay healthy and safe while we work towards a continuity of student learning and university operations.
5/16/2020
This morning, President Schlissel announced that laboratory research will soon resume on a limited basis as part of the governor’s relaxing of the Stay Home Stay Safe order.
5/15/2020
As the situation with the coronavirus continues to evolve, we remain committed to sharing information and updates to help you stay healthy and safe while we work towards a continuity of student learning and university operations. 
5/14/2020
University leadership hosted a virtual Town Hall webinar to share information with faculty and staff regarding COVID-19 response and recovery efforts.
5/13/2020
Time for an update and some reminders as we have made it through the epic Winter term 2020 and are well launched now into Summer I (this despite the occasional snow showers).
5/8/2020
Last semester, the UM-Dearborn community not only endured the typical April mix of sun and snow, we also drew upon our region’s adaptability to continue our mission in the face of a major public health crisis.
5/5/2020
The Chancellor, along with the leadership team, is constantly evaluating how the COVID-19 pandemic will affect the long- and short-term financial planning for our campus. 
5/1/2020
As the situation with the coronavirus continues to evolve, we remain committed to sharing information and updates to help you stay healthy and safe while we work towards a continuity of student learning and university operations. 

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