Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

UMass campuses are continuing to provide COVID information, testing, and resources for students, staff, and the surrounding communities. Each campus is currently working under their 2021 Spring Operating Plans. Visit the links below for information on each campus and their updates.

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

Recent News

UMass Amherst has partnered with the state to establish a COVID-19 vaccination site for Massachusetts first responders that will begin the week of Jan. 11. For more information, visit here.

UMass Dartmouth is hosting a vaccine clinic that will be run by the Dartmouth Board of Health and serve first responders from several towns in the area. For more information, visit here.

UMass Lowell and Lowell General Hospital opened a second field hospital on Monday, Jan. 4, as a result of a recent surge in COVID-19 cases in the state. The Alternative Care Site at the UMass Lowell Recreation Center is starting with 14 beds.

Please visit the following sites for campus updates:

UMass Amherst

UMass Amherst recently announced their Spring 2021 Operating Plan, which has a clear focus on health, safety and advancing students’ academic progress toward degree completion. Visit the link for more information on UMass Amherst's Spring 2021 plan.

UMass Boston

UMass Boston plans to continue operating in hybrid fashion, with the majority of courses in remote modality through the Spring 2021 Semester. Visit the link to learn more about UMass Boston's Spring 2021 plan.

UMass Dartmouth

UMass Dartmouth has announced its updated guidelines for Spring 2021. Visit the link for more information on UMass Dartmouth's Spring 2021 plan.

UMass Lowell

After careful consideration and the successful repopulation of the campus this semester, UMass Lowell is planning to reopen in the spring at the scale initially planned for the fall. Visit the link to learn more about UMass Lowell's Spring 2021 plan.

UMass Medical

UMass Medical School has been providing updates on its safety precautions related to COVID-19, as well as highlighting the research and medical engagement they have on the frontlines of the pandemic. Visit the link to learn more about what UMass Medical School has been doing.