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Jean Ahlstrand MacKimmie, director of residence education, writes to students living on-campus to encouraging them to continue to be vigilant as week 10 of the semester begins.

The UMass Libraries are again open to students on a limited basis. 

The Public Health Promotion Center is closely monitoring COVID-19 test results, and trends continue to be extremely encouraging.  Last week the campus lowered the operational posture from Elevated Risk to Guarded Risk, and the campus community has continued to remain vigilant by following public health protocols.

An outdoor in-person ceremony for graduates earning degrees this academic year (September, February and May) will be held in McGuirk Alumni Stadium on Thursday, May 13, at 4 p.m. To abide by public health guidelines set by the Governor’s office, attendance is limited to graduating masters and doctoral students only.

The Public Health Promotion Center is closely monitoring COVID-19 test results and recent trends have been consistently encouraging. Given this consistent trend, UMass Amherst is lowering its operational posture from Elevated Risk to Guarded Risk, effective today.

Jean Ahlstrand MacKimmie, director of residence education, writes to students living on campus with details about what the change in operational posture from Elevated to Guarded means for life in residence halls.
 

Chancellor Subbaswamy announces the formation of a planning group with representation from across the campus charged with developing detailed operational recommendations for the fall semester.

A message to the Campus Community from the Public Health Promotion Center. The latest data show 33 cases were confirmed on Monday through Wednesday this week, compared to 59 cases last Monday through Wednesday.

A message from Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy regarding Commencement Plans for the Class of 2021 and the Class of 2020.

The Faculty Senate has announced the academic calendar for the 2021-2022 academic year. Fall semester classes are scheduled to begin on Sept. 1.

A message to the Campus Community from the Public Health Promotion Center. The UMass Amherst campus continues to operate in Elevated Risk Posture this week as it keeps numerous public health restrictions in place. Recent COVID-19 test results are encouraging

In a video message, Chancellor Subbaswamy marks one year since the campus first responded to the global COVID-19 pandemic.