May 08, 2021

COVID testing

  1. May 7, 2021

    University updates COVID-19 face-covering, quarantine policies

    An updated university face-covering policy, effective immediately, allows individuals to go mask-free while outdoors on all U-M campuses, providing they avoid gatherings of 100 or more.

  2. April 16, 2021

    U-M encouraging students to share COVID-19 vaccination records

    The university is urging students on all three of its campuses to submit their COVID-19 vaccination information. At this time, U-M is not collecting information regarding employee vaccination status. 

  3. April 12, 2021

    More Mcards deactivated for students not completing COVID-19 tests

    Mcard access to non-residential campus buildings has been deactivated for a second wave of students, due to their failure to comply with mandatory COVID-19 testing requirements set forth by the university earlier this term.

  4. March 2, 2021

    Mcards deactivated for students not following testing requirements

    Mcard access to non-residential campus buildings has been deactivated for 375 undergraduate students, due to their failure to comply with mandatory COVID-19 testing requirements.

  5. February 19, 2021

    Further updates being made to ResponsiBLUE

    U-M’s ResponsiBLUE app is being updated and will include a quarantine and isolation indicator for students, an additional question in the daily symptom tracking questionnaire and other improvements. 

  6. February 6, 2021

    Mandatory testing to include graduate, professional students

    U-M is expanding its weekly mandatory COVID-19 testing to include graduate and professional students who live on or come to campus. The mandatory testing will start Feb. 16.

  7. January 29, 2021

    Updated ResponsiBLUE better connects users to COVID-19 resources

    The university’s ResponsiBLUE app includes new features that better connect users to on-campus COVID-19 testing, and better support the health and safety of the campus community.

  8. January 21, 2021

    New COVID-19 variant identified in U-M community

    Three individuals in U-M’s Ann Arbor community have tested positive for the COVID-19 variant, B.1.1.7, which data suggests spreads more easily and quickly. All identified cases are connected. 

  9. January 15, 2021

    Keeping COVID-19 in check during the winter term

    U-M’s Campus Health Response Committee has finalized several efforts to support the university’s comprehensive winter term plan to deal with the global COVID-19 pandemic.

  10. November 11, 2020

    U-M launches tool to report off-campus COVID-19 positive test results

    A new self-reporting COVID-19 survey tool for reporting positive test results from outside U-M is available to assist with prompt case investigation, contact tracing and to measure the overall illness in the university community.