No. Masks are recommended but not required while on campus, with noted exceptions: Masks are required in the Student Health and Wellness Center, the Children’s Learning Center, and specific health care professional training programs. Campus units that need masks can… Read More
All students and employees who have COVID-19 symptoms, have tested positive for COVID-19 or have had close contact with someone who has COVID-19 should use guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help determine when to return… Read More
If you have tested positive or have COVID-19 symptoms, report it to UWM with this COVID-19 Case Submission form. Regardless of your vaccination status, take the following steps: Do not come to campus or attend in-person classes at this time…. Read More
Regardless of vaccination status, an individual who tests positive should isolate following the CDC’s Quarantine and Isolation Calculator. You should instruct the COVID-positive student to: Stay home and isolate. Self-report their illness. Follow the Student Health and Wellness Center’s or… Read More
UWM recommends using the CDC’s Quarantine and Isolation Calculator for the most recent guidance when one is a close contact or has tested positive. If students or employees have been exposed to COVID-19, they should wear a mask for 10… Read More
Yes, UWM will monitor students and employees who report that they’re positive for COVID-19. UWM does not plan to conduct internal contact tracing.
No. UWM is not requiring COVID-19 testing as in the past. Students can be tested or pick up at-home test kits at the UWM Student Health and Wellness Center. Also, at-home kits are available for pick-up at each of the… Read More
No. Vaccines currently are not required of students or employees who are on campus or participating in campus activities. Thus, one cannot require students to vaccinate for specific courses, on-campus activities, a field trip or some other activity off campus…. Read More
A student’s health status is personal medical information and should not be shared with the class. If the student wishes to share this information, the student can do so as they see fit.
Yes. N95 respirator masks and surgical-style masks will be available to pick up on campuses. UWM is strongly recommending that students and employees wear N95 respirator-style masks or disposable surgical-style masks while on campus. The Centers for Disease Control and… Read More
Yes, instructors and academic support staff can ask students to wear masks while in class or participating in some UWM event. However, instructors cannot require students to wear masks and cannot prevent unmasked students from participating in UWM instructional or… Read More
No. Academic Affairs’ Guidelines for Considering a Change in Instructional Modality from In-Person to Online-Only or Hybrid are still in effect. If an instructor is considering changing their course modality after spring break, instructors will want to first speak to… Read More
A well-fitting mask is essential to help prevent COVID-19 infection by the highly transmissible omicron variant. Any mask should completely cover the nose and mouth and fit snugly against the side of the face, with no gaps. Respirators, such as… Read More
The university is purchasing personal protective equipment at a central level that is distributed to any campus department that needs it for essential operations. This program is intended to supplement regular procurement by campus departments by serving as a reserve… Read More
UWM is committed to preparing students for success beyond the classroom through educational opportunities provided by clinical placements, field placements and other external internship sites. The public health crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic may pose challenges for staff and students seeking… Read More
You are not required to use lecture capture for your in-person lectures. However, UWM is strongly recommending that instructors make lecture capture available to students in Canvas when practical. The UITS Knowledge Base has a list of classrooms currently equipped… Read More
Students who tested positive or were quarantined can return to in-person classes and the campus after their required isolation or quarantine period. Students should follow the directions they were provided for Return to Classes/Campus. In order to reduce the burden… Read More
A student’s vaccination history is private medical information and should not be requested since vaccination is not required for UWM classes or activities.
Human Resources has developed an extensive website on remote work that provides guidance and resources for employees and supervisors. Information found on the page includes how an employee may make a request to work remotely and how supervisors may consider… Read More