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

The university plans a robust return to campus this fall, with most classes taught fully in person or in hybrid fashion and a return of on-campus student support services, co-curricular activities and campus services. 
Throughout the pandemic, the university has fulfilled its mission of educating our students while prioritizing the health and safety of our campus community.
As we continue to monitor the increase in COVID cases throughout our state, we remain confident in our plans to keep the campus community safe.
Below you will find a message, from President Schlissel, regarding our student vaccination clinic scheduled for Friday.
UM-Dearborn’s facilities teams are going beyond recommended standards in some cases to ease folks' nerves about returning to the office.
While we continue to see a concerning rise in COVID-19 cases across the state of Michigan, there were positive signs this week, as vaccine availability opened up to anyone 16 and over.
We are pleased to announce an opportunity for you to receive a COVID-19 vaccine on Friday, April 16 on campus, and we strongly encourage you to make an appointment as soon as possible.
Throughout the pandemic, the university's decisions have been guided by the key tenets of health and safety, academic excellence and equity across our community.
Please find below important reminders regarding COVID-19 vaccinations, testing and protocols, a change in campus procedures regarding faculty offices, and a reminder about our policy on religious holidays.
I am happy to announce that campus leadership has approved the limited re-opening of faculty offices starting Monday, March 29.
Please find below updates on various COVID-related items of importance this week.
A year ago today, our university community pivoted to fully remote operations in the face of the pandemic caused by a disease about which we had little understanding.
We are pleased to share additional information regarding the fall semester and other related COVID topics as we continue toward the end of this academic year.
The first week of limited in-person classes this semester has been successful, with no reported issues from students, faculty or staff.
This is the last day of fully remote instruction before we transition to a limited (approximately 12%) in-person mode on Monday, March 1st.
As we approach the return of limited on-campus activities to campus beginning March 1, here are some key details regarding steps you should take before returning and what you will find when you are back on campus.
University leadership hosted a virtual Town Hall webinar to share additional information with faculty and staff regarding our limited return to campus plans for the winter semester.
As we begin the transition to limited in-person campus activity we will resume our weekly COVID-related campus updates.
We are now over a year into the pandemic and COVID-19 continues to present significant daily challenges, but things are starting to feel different, there is reason for hope, a sense of returning to close to “a pre-COVID state” seems within reach.
We are now over a year into the pandemic and COVID-19 continues to present significant daily challenges, but things are starting to feel different, there is reason for hope, a sense of returning to close to “a pre-COVID state” seems within reach.
While the key COVID metrics in Michigan have been showing consistent improvement, they are still quite high, and the virus continues to mutate.
I am writing with news regarding a Michigan Medicine COVID-19 vaccination clinic coming to campus.
On January 16, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) confirmed that a new more transmissible variant of COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) was detected in a test sample from Washtenaw County.
Earlier this week, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) issued a new epidemic order that allows some additional indoor activities to resume with restrictions including the continued requirement of wearing face coverings and limited occupancies.
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) announced last week that beginning Monday, January 11, organizations throughout the state can begin vaccinating those in the Phase 1B category (including individuals 65 years or older).


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