Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19)

Return to Workplace

Updates and Information for Students and Employees
Updated October 27, 2020 at 8:45am

Allegany College of Maryland maintains this webpage as a resource for news and information about the College’s response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) situation. As the status of this situation changes, we will provide updates to this page.


Please email your questions to the appropriate offices as employees may be working from remote locations at this time.


Allegany College of Maryland Latest Updates

ACM’s campuses and education sites in Maryland and Pennsylvania are currently operating in compliance with public health guidance provided by the State of Maryland and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

  • All offices and buildings are open. ACM’s regular business hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. 
  • The Center for Continuing Education and Workforce Development has released its fall course catalog.  Questions about course offerings may be directed to the Office of CE Registration at 301-784-5341. 
  • Enrollment for the Fall '20 Semester is closed.  Registration for the Spring '21 Semester will open on Monday, November 2, 2020. Students interested in learning more about the enrollment process, academic programs, and student support services should register to attend a Virtual Information Session
  • ACM's Student Counseling Program Quick Reference Guide is available for students in need of mental health services or support. On-site counseling services are now available at the Cumberland Campus.  Students may stop by the Nurse Managed Wellness Clinic (Allied Health Room 115) to schedule an appointment or call UPMC - Western Maryland at 240-964-8585.
  • Visitors are welcome on ACM’s campuses and education sites. Appointments (virtual and in-person) are strongly encouraged but not required. ACM will continue to offer phone and virtual appointments through platforms like Zoom, Microsoft Teams or GoToMeeting. 
  • Students, employees, and visitors to campus must follow the College’s health and safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 –
    the wearing of face masks or face coverings, practicing proper hand hygiene and social distancing, and self-monitoring of symptoms. Students are reminded to conduct a daily symptom self-check
  • Sign-in is required per campus location/office. Students will also be required to sign-in prior to entering the classroom.  
  • Classroom density is reduced to ensure the health and safety of our college community. View our plans for Fall '20 and learn more about a variety of course options. 
  • ACM Fall '20 Sports have been canceled and will resume play in Fall 2021.  Winter/spring sports are anticipated to begin in January 2021. 
  • The College Library is open. Students and patrons are required to sign in and out of the library, wear face masks and practice social distancing. Access to some resources may be unavailable.
  • Metz Cafe is open. Meals are made to order and pre-made Grab-n-go items are available for purchase. Hours of operation are 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday with online ordering available. 
  • Willowbrook Woods, ACM’s on-campus student housing, reopened in August with modified housing density. Applications for the Spring '21 semester are now being accepted.  
  • ACM is offering on-campus tours to prospective students and their families by appointment.  To schedule an on-campus tour, call 301-784-5005 or email


For the latest information regarding college services, events, and activities please visit our COVID-19 Operations page.


Campus Communications on COVID-19


Employee Communication - October 26, 2020

COVID-19 Command Team Communication - October 22, 2020

COVID-19 Command Team Communication - October 15, 2020

Student Communication - October 14, 2020

Employee Communication - October 12, 2020

COVID-19 Command Team Communication - October 8, 2020

Employee Communication - October 5, 2020

COVID-19 Command Team Communication - October 2, 2020


COVID-19 Command Team Communication - September 25, 2020

COVID-19 Command Team Communication - September 18, 2020

Employee Communication - September 14, 2020

COVID-19 Command Team Communication - September 11, 2020

COVID-19 Command Team Communication - September 4, 2020


Employee Communication - August 31, 2020

Employee Communication - August 24, 2020

Student Communication - August 20, 2020

Employee Communication - August 17, 2020

Employee Communication - August 10, 2020

Employee Communication (ACM Athletics) - August 3, 2020

Employee Communication (President Dr. Bambara) - August 3, 2020


Employee Communication - July 15, 2020


Employee Communication - June 11, 2020

Employee Communication - June 3, 2020


Employee Communication - May 29, 2020

Student Communication - May 18, 2020

Employee Communication - May 15, 2020

Employee Communication - May 11, 2020

Student Communication - May 6, 2020

Employee Communication - May 4, 2020


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