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

U-M’s Chief Health Officer talked about why she’s optimistic that in-person learning is a safe bet at UM-Dearborn, even during the Omicron surge.
With the start of the winter semester, we are also restarting the weekly COVID updates. These updates provide important COVID news, related guidance, and reminders.
Campus leadership has been monitoring the situation and has decided to continue with the plan to hold on-campus, in-person classes beginning on January 10.
Earlier this week I met with senior officers to revisit our winter semester plans and options. After thoughtful discussion and consideration, we agreed that we would begin the semester, as planned, on Monday, January 10, 2022.
UM-Dearborn will follow the same policy as UM-Ann Arbor, requiring a COVID booster effective February 4 or as soon as eligible thereafter.
We send this communication as the final COVID reminder of the semester.
We send this communication as a reminder to please remain vigilant as we begin the holiday season next week. 
We hope we can all agree that the fall semester has progressed well, and our plan has allowed for a safe teaching and learning environment on campus.
A UM-Dearborn statistics professor shares how the sudden shift to remote education pushed him to make his statistics classes more relevant to students.
The campus continues to make great progress with our COVID vaccination policy compliance.
Campus researchers explore complex questions regarding COVID vaccination during a Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) project.
Campus leaders shared the latest vaccination numbers, enrollment news and observations from the first few weeks of the fall semester.
This week we’ve continued to see the positive momentum that Chancellor Grasso shared last week with our student, faculty and staff vaccination rates.
There is great news to report as we begin the Fall semester.   
University leaders released a detailed policy last week for faculty, staff and students not in compliance with the vaccine requirement. We break it down, including how it could impact the fall semester.
We have a few brief updates to share as we prepare for the first day of classes next week. 
Campus leaders fielded questions about new policies on masking and vaccines, and shared details about the fall academic plan.
Our university leadership continues reviewing data to make important and timely community health decisions so we can best prepare for an exciting, robust and safe return to campus this fall.
Last week the University of Michigan announced a mandatory vaccination policy for all three U-M campuses and Michigan Medicine.
Today I joined President Schlissel and other senior leaders in announcing a mandatory vaccination policy, for all three U-M campuses and Michigan Medicine.
Widespread vaccination is the primary and most effective tool that will bring the COVID-19 pandemic under control
Today I joined President Schlissel and other senior leaders in announcing a mandatory vaccination policy, for all three U-M campuses and Michigan Medicine.
Students, faculty and staff on all U-M campuses must submit vaccine information by Aug. 30.


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