Extensive Public Health and Behavioral Restrictions Adopted
CENTRAL ASPECTS OF THE PLAN:
Students can choose to live at home or return to campus
Almost all courses will be taught remotely
Only essential face-to-face instruction offered
Large-scale testing, isolation and contact tracing planned
Students must sign The UMass Agreement
"Life on campus will not be anything resembling normal college life"
Chancellor Subbaswamy writes to the campus community with a detailed update on reopening preparations including testing protocols and emphasis on healthy student behaviors.
Ajla Aksamija, associate professor in the department of architecture, recently had an article published by the Facades Tectonics Institute. The article describes how the transition to remote learning in March, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, led to an innovative opportunity to enhance a course on sustainable, high-performance facades.
Specific information on how students should plan their arrival at UMass Amherst based on a new travel order issued by Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker.