Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

The university is fully focused on working toward the Fall semester with a focus on the health and safety of our students, faculty and staff. At this time, with the guidance of federal and state public health officials, UMass campuses is actively for a number of different scenarios for Fall 2020 and beyond and is laser-focused on ensuring that our 75,000 students received the world-class UMass education they have come to rely on. For plans and updates issued by the campuses, view the links below. 

Remote work
All campuses have adopted a remote work staffing pattern in line with state and federal guidelines. For updates on President Office employees returning to work:

Previous University Updates:

Please visit the following sites for campus updates:

UMass Amherst

UMass Amherst announced their fall 2020 reopening plan under extensive public health and behavioral restrictions. Visit the link for more information.

UMass Boston

Interim Chancellor Katherine Newman announced that UMass Boston will continue its remote teaching and learning platform in the fall semester.

UMass Dartmouth

The UMassD Pandemic Emergency Response Team (PERT) is currently creating a plan for returning to campus for the fall 2020 semester. Visit the link for more information about the working groups, topic areas, and recommendations.

UMass Lowell

For fall 2020, UMass Lowell will resume on-campus, in-person instruction with social distancing and enhanced sanitation protocols. Visit the link for more information about what the Fall semester at UMass Lowell will look like.

UMass Medical

As of Feb. 28, UMass Medical School has begun to follow new guidance on travel restrictions from the U.S. Department of State.