UMSON Student SAFE Screening and COVID-19 Testing Requirements

* If you are both a nursing student and an employee, student requirements take precedence. 

Updated May 5, 2021

Nursing students who fail to comply with these requirements will not be allowed to complete in-person learning activities at either UMB or USG until they are in compliance.


University System of Maryland Vaccination Mandate

All eligible faculty, students, and staff who will be on campus this fall must be vaccinated against COVID-19. Upload your information to CastleBranch:


SAFE on Campus Screening Requirements

Starting Jan. 27, the SAFE on Campus screening survey will be emailed to all students at 4 a.m., with a reminder at 9 a.m. if it is not completed. All students will receive the daily email to complete the survey. 

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You are required to complete the SAFE on Campus screening survey daily. You are required to complete the SAFE on Campus screening survey only on days when you are attending an in-person learning experience as an UMSON student (i.e., clinical, simulation, precepted experience) or physically accessing UMB or USG for another reason. You must complete the survey prior to your arrival.
  • Your contact information and your primary supervisor will be pre-populated in the SAFE on Campus screening survey.
  • You will not be able to pause the daily SAFE on Campus screening survey.
  • You should not use the episodic screening form and should always use the SAFE on Campus screening survey link emailed to you daily.

Students coming to campus solely for medical appointments do not need to use SAFE on Campus or Episodic Symptom Monitoring Report Form.


COVID-19 Testing Requirements

If you physically access a location that is not UMB or USG in your role as an UMSON student, you must comply with any COVID-19 testing guidelines of that site.


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.