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Keep Connected

Resources for staying connected to the University of Maryland community


While the current global pandemic requires us to operate in an online environment, students can still stay connected to the university community. This site will provide you with guidance and strategies to keep connected with UMD and fellow Terps.

A Message from Dr. Patty Perillo, Vice President for Student Affairs

As you work to care so generously for others, may you also take time to care for yourself. We are not in a sprint, rather a marathon. It is my deepest hope that you are finding ways to eat well, exercise, sleep well, rest and meditate. 

Dr. Patty Perillo Vice President for Student Affairs

Articles from Maryland Today

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Journalism Program Launches COVID Vaccine Dashboard
Capital News Service (CNS), the University of Maryland’s nonprofit, student-powered news organization, yesterday launched the Maryland COVID-19 Vaccine Dashboard, sharing information about how to get vaccinated in the state’s five most populous localities—Anne Arundel County, Prince George’s County, Baltimore City, Baltimore County and Montgomery County. The site includes the state’s eligible groups and how and where to get a shot in each area, presented in an easy-to-use, accessible format.
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One Year, One Lesson
One year ago today, as the death count from COVID-19 climbed to 4,291, the World Health Organization declared a pandemic, the first caused by a coronavirus. In that time, we’ve all discovered a few things that we never wanted to—and a few that we’re glad we did. For this unwelcome panniversary, we asked Terps across campus to tell us one lesson they’ve learned in the past year. Here’s a sample of what they said.
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Health Center Director Urges COVID Vigilance Over Spring Break
Dr. Spyridon S. Marinopoulos, University Health Center director, sent the following email to the campus community this morning: As we approach Spring Break (March 14-21), I want to remind you of important precautions and requirements for a safe and healthy return to campus.
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