UMSON Employee SAFE Screening and COVID-19 Testing Requirements

* If you are both a nursing student and an employee, student requirements take precedence. COVID-19 test results must be uploaded both to Castle Branch and SAFE on Campus.

If you physically access either the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) or the Universities at Shady Grove (USG) locations AND YOUR SAFE ON CAMPUS SCREENING IS NOT PAUSED
  • Complete SAFE on Campus screening 7 days a week
  • Upload proof of a negative COVID-19 test result or medical clearance from Employee Health to the SAFE on Campus interface:
    • If you obtained and uploaded a COVID-19 in September, no further testing is necessary.
    • If you did not obtain a COVID-19 test in September or are otherwise accessing UMB or USG for the first time, you must obtain a COVID-19 test within 14 days prior to your first day accessing one of the locations. 
  • If accessing UMB or USG, complete the Request for Access to UMSON or USG Location form a minimum of two business days prior to your arrival and receive email approval. 
  • If accessing a non-UMSON building on the UMB campus, also complete the Building Access System form a minimum of two business days prior to your arrival and receive email approval.
If you physically access a location that is not UMB or USG in your role as an UMSON employee AND YOUR SAFE ON CAMPUS SCREENING IS NOT PAUSED
  • Complete SAFE on Campus screening 7 days a week.
  • Comply with any COVID-19 testing guidelines of that site.
If you are on episodic telework (scheduled at least until March 31, 2021)
  1. SAFE on Campus screening may be paused for a maximum of three months
  2. If you plan to access UMB, USG, or another location in your role as an UMSON employee while your SAFE on Campus screening is paused, you must: 
    • Complete the Episodic Self Monitoring Symptom Report for the relevant dates. 
    • If accessing UMB or USG, complete the Request for Access to UMSON or USG Location form a minimum of two business days prior to your arrival and receive email approval. 
    • If accessing a non-UMSON building on the UMB campusalso complete the Building Access System form a minimum of two business days prior to your arrival and receive email approval. 
    • If you plan to visit for 15 minutes or more, you also need to upload proof of a negative COVID-19 test result or medical clearance from Employee Health to the SAFE on Campus interface
      • If you obtained and uploaded a COVID-19 in September, no further testing is necessary.
        1. If you did not obtain a COVID-19 test in September or are otherwise accessing UMB or USG for the first time, you must obtain a COVID-19 test within 14 days prior to your first day accessing one of the locations. 

    Voluntary Activity

    Protect UMB Pledge: This pledge is voluntary, but we highly encourage all UMSON faculty, staff, and students to participate as testament to our dedication in improving the human condition.