UM Coronavirus Communications

Feb. 24, 2022: Mask Updates

UM Mask use becomes a recommendation. 

Feb. 15, 2022: Mask Updates

Mask policy and Omicron updates. 

Jan. 28, 2022: At-Home-Testing Distribution

Missoula County to distribute at-home COVID-19 Tests and other updates.  

Jan. 25, 2022: A Healthy Return to Campus

UM to increase testing capacity and more updates. 

Jan. 14, 2022: A Healthy Return to Campus

Spring 2022, Healthy return to campus letter from Sarah Swager, UM Vice Provost for Student Success.  

Jan. 6, 2022: UM COVID Communication

Spring 2022 updates; Omicron predictions, mask updates and guidance for Isolation and Quarantine.  

Dec. 10, 2021: UM COVID Communication

Where to get Flu Shots, Covid-19 Vaccinations and Omicron Variant.

Nov. 22, 2021: UM COVID Communication

Safe Travel Trips and Recommendations.

Oct. 28, 2021: UM COVID Communication

Vaccines for Children, Booster Information and more.

Oct. 19, 2021: UM COVID Communication

Latest information and recommendations on COVID.

Oct. 11, 2021: UM COVID Communication

Missoula-Area COVID Cases Rise, Vaccination Provides Best Protection.

Sept. 27, 2021: UM COVID Communication

Latest information and recommendations on COVID.

Sept. 17, 2021: COVID Communication: Masks

COVID-19 cases surge, University of Montana expands campus mask requirements.

Sept. 10, 2021: COVID Communication

The benefits of getting vaccinated and guidance for vaccinated and unvaccinated close contacts to positive cases.

August 27, 2021: COVID Communication

The University of Montana encourages students to use masks, get vaccinated.

July 30, 2021: COVID Communication

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued updated guidance for colleges and universities regarding COVID-19.

June 17, 2021: COVID Communication

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued updated guidance for colleges and universities regarding COVID-19.

May 17, 2021: COVID Communication: Masks

Effective May 17, masks will no longer be required on the UM campus, with the exception of Curry Heath Center.

May 15: A Return to Normal Operations

UM is planning for a return to normal operations for the fall 2021 semester.

May 13: UM COVID Communication

Information on vaccines for adolescents, upcoming UM clinics and vaccine offerings, Montana cases, Missoula vaccination rates and more.

May 10: UM COVID Communication

Currently, the Montana University System mask requirement and UM’s mask policy remain in effect.

May 10: Students, Earn a Gift for Getting Vaccine

UM’s Health Services Pharmacy inside Curry Health Center will offer vaccine clinics throughout the summer. 

April 16, 2021: UM COVID Communication

The latest updates and information on COVID-19.

April 8, 2021: UM COVID Communication

Answers to some of the frequently asked questions we’ve received recently.

March 30, 2021: A Conversation about COVID-19 Vaccines and Vaccine Safety

Watch a recorded Zoom lecture of UM Researcher Jay Evans, Assistant Professor Sophia Newcomer and Medical Director Dr. Jeff Adams discussing vaccine development and vaccine safety.

March 25, 2021: Registration Opens for Campus COVID Vaccine Clinics

Beginning Sunday, March 28, all Missoula County residents are eligible for COVID-19 vaccines. UM will host vaccine three clinics in the coming days.

March 18, 2021: UM COVID Communication

Our campus team is working quickly on planning a series of vaccine clinics during the coming weeks.

March 17, 2021: UM Planning For Employee Vaccination Clinics

Gov. Gianforte announced that COVID-19 vaccines will be available to all Montanans beginning April 1.

March 16, 2021: Registration Open for COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic This Friday

We are pleased to offer a University of Montana COVID-19 vaccination clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, March 19, at the Adams Center.

March 11, 2021: UM COVID Communication

We’re approaching the one-year anniversary of Montana’s first coronavirus cases and the start of what has been a year of anxiety, uncertainty and disruption.

March 4, 2021: UM COVID Communication

Missoula County residents who fall within Tier 2 of Phase 1b are now eligible to sign up to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

March 3, 2021: Support Available for UM Students

We know how challenging this academic year has been for everyone, and we are sincerely committed to doing everything we can to help you succeed in your studies at UM.

Feb. 25, 2021: UM COVID Communication

The latest news and updates on Missoula County Health Board decisions and vaccine distribution.

Feb. 18, 2021: UM COVID Communication

Weekly news about UM's unchanged mask policy, vaccine distribution and more.

Feb. 11, 2021: UM COVID Communication

Missoula County residents in Phase 1A and Tier 1 of Phase 1B currently are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

Feb. 4, 2021: UM COVID Communication

Welcome to the first edition of a weekly, COVID-19-specific campus update. Every Thursday, we will send an update with any new information, as well as some reminders. 

Jan. 27, 2021: IMPORTANT: COVID-19 Vaccination Information

An update and helpful information and resources as Missoula County soon moves into Phase 1B for COVID-19 vaccinations.

Jan. 12, 2021: Asymptomatic COVID-19 Testing for Students

For the next two weeks, students can participate in voluntary asymptomatic testing for COVID-19.

Jan. 4, 2021: First UM COVID-19 Update of 2021

As we prepare to welcome students to campus, we write to provide a few updates specific to our COVID-19 planning for the spring semester.