COVID-19 Health & Safety
- UMBC’s Public Health Dashboard was updated with new data on October 28. The dashboard provides timely data about the prevalence of COVID-19 within our main campus. There was one new positive case during this reporting period.
Take Time for Self-Care
- Between COVID-19; academic stress; and tragedy, trauma, and current events in the world around us, we need to “press pause” and take a break. Check out this program from the JED foundation; the videos are really helpful. Press pause to take care of you!
New Library Pick-Up Location Starting November 1
- Cold weather is coming, and the Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery's popular curbside pickup service for books and equipment is moving indoors! Beginning November 1, Library staff will be happy to serve you at the main entrance to the Library building. See this myUMBC post for more information.
Reminder: Open Enrollment for Health Benefits
- Faculty and Staff: Human Resources will host a final live virtual open enrollment information session on November 10. During open enrollment, employees can enroll in and/or make changes to their health benefits effective January 1, 2021. Employees choosing to make a healthcare or dependent care Flexible Spending Account (FSA) election for 2021 MUST login to SPS Workday prior to 5 p.m. on November 13. Employees who are not making an FSA election or other health benefit changes do not need to take action. Employees should visit the HR website for more information and detailed instructions.