• November 16, 2022

    Increases in respiratory illnesses on our campus

    To All Members of the Campus Community: This notice of an observed increase in adenovirus activity follows messaging last week about community transmission of all types of respiratory illnesses, and includes reminders about how to remain vigilant and protect yourself, your friends and your family, in advance of the upcoming Thanksgiving break. Severe illness with…
  • November 8, 2022

    Avoid disruptions to your end of semester plans

    Dear Ann Arbor Campus Community: Around the country, rates of respiratory illnesses are on the rise this fall. COVID-19, seasonal influenza, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), adenovirus and many other respiratory viruses that could disrupt your daily activities share similar symptoms, such as a cough, sore throat, nasal congestion, fever, or fatigue. Currently, pediatric emergency departments and hospitals in…
  • September 2, 2022

    Protecting yourself against COVID-19

    Ann Arbor Campus Students, Faculty and Staff: As the fall semester gets underway, campus is buzzing with excitement and interactions through orientation activities and social gatherings—activities that contribute to a rewarding Michigan experience for students. The CDC risk level for Washtenaw County is currently “Medium,” and not surprisingly, with the repopulation of campus, we are…
  • August 17, 2022

    Updating the community on COVID-19, MPV and seasonal influenza

    Dear U-M Ann Arbor community member, In less than two short weeks, a new academic year will be underway on the Ann Arbor campus. To help prepare for the fall term, I wanted to share updates on our campus’s preparations for and community expectations around COVID-19, monkeypox (often referred to as MPV) and seasonal influenza.…
  • July 5, 2022

    COVID-19 Vaccination Verification

    Dear U-M Ann Arbor campus community member, I’m pleased to share with you a new tool that allows you to submit and view the status of your COVID-19 vaccination information submission to the university. The new tool, Vax Viewer, is available to all students, faculty and staff — including Michigan Medicine —  on the Ann…
  • June 21, 2022

    COVID-19 Guidance for fall 2022

    Dear U-M Ann Arbor community member, We are writing today to share an update on the university’s COVID-19 policies and expectations for the Ann Arbor campus for the 2022-2023 academic term. Plans for the Dearborn and Flint campuses will be shared at later date. We are planning for a vibrant campus experience that is supported…
  • April 29, 2022

    April 29, 2022, Campus COVID-19 Update

    Decreasing cases While the overall recent trend within Washtenaw county has remained steady, the number of new COVID-19 cases on campus has steadily decreased over the past two weeks. That trend is most apparent among the U-M student population and can be seen on the COVID-19 dashboard by selecting the student under status. For individuals…
  • April 27, 2022

    Important: Updated U-M COVID-19 policies

    Dear Ann Arbor campus community member,  We are writing to share important changes to COVID-19 policies that apply to all students, faculty and staff on the Ann Arbor campus. Effective May 2, the following mitigation strategies apply for our campus community: Wearing a mask is no longer required on campus in instructional settings during class…