In-person human subjects research resumes

Effective August 11, 2021, all members of the UMass community ­­— students, faculty and staff —as well as contractors and visitors are required to wear face coverings in public indoor spaces on the UMass Amherst campus. The requirements applies to vaccinated and non-vaccinated individuals. Face coverings must be worn in nearly all indoor public spaces, including classrooms, hallways, elevators, restrooms, break rooms, entries and exits to buildings, laboratories, meeting rooms, shared offices and work areas.

  • FAQs about the indoor mask requirement can be found on the university’s coronavirus website.

All students, faculty, and staff are required to receive vaccination except for those with a health or religious exemption. 

Take a look at our current studies to participate in virtual or in-person human subjects research. More studies will be posted as the fall semester gets underway. UMass undergraduates are eligible to participate in studies for SONA credit.

COVID-19 testing and vaccinations for the general public continue to be administered on campus.

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