Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19)

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Updates and Information for Students and Employees
Updated April 8, 2021 at 4:05pm


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.

  • ACM’s regular business hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. All offices and buildings are open with in-person services available (appointments recommended). Virtual appointments are highly encouraged as many faculty and staff are working remotely. Offices are rotating coverage to limit the number of employees working together at any given time. 
  • Spring semester courses will end on Friday, May 7, 2021.  Further important dates can be found on the academic calendar.
  • ACM Athletics Update: Region XX Outdoor Spectator Policy - Spectators are permitted at Region 20 events, with the following mandatory requirements:

    1. Spectators will not have access to student-athletes during the competition. Social distancing and masking should be practiced throughout the entire event.
    2. Allegany College of Maryland follows local and state guidelines on permissible size of outdoor gatherings.
    3. Allegany College of Maryland may not allow spectators at certain games/events.  Please contact the Athletic Department at 301-784-5265 for additional information. 
    4. Student-athletes and staff only areas are maintained around the baseball and softball fields.
    5. Fans must remain on opposite side of player benches and a spectator restraining line be least 30’ from the side lines.  Social distancing and masking should be practiced throughout the entire event.
  • The Culinaire Café at Gateway Center is open for service Tuesday through Thursday 11:30am to 1:30pm. 
  • 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. 
  • All students and employees are required to self-monitor for symptoms of illness and to sign an attestation before going to class or reporting to work that you are symptom-free, and have not been exposed to COVID-19.  All students and employees who travel out of their state of permanent residency for purposes other than commuting to school or work (traveling for essential purposes) are encouraged to obtain a negative COVID-19 test result or self-quarantine for 10 days.  
  • If you have tested positive, if you have been identified by public health officials as a close contact of someone who has tested positive, or if you have been exposed to the virus, please contact a member of ACM’s COVID-19 Command Team for guidance.
  • 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.
  • Extended wifi signal is available on the Cumberland Campus for remote course instruction, including parking lots between: (1) Technology and Allied Health; (2) Technology and College Center; (3) Technology and Automotive Technology; (4) Maintenance and Automotive Technology; (5) Physical Education and the track; (6) Allied Health Top Parking Area; and (7) Back Parking Lot of Continuing Education. A map is available here. 
  • 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 info@allegany.edu

 

Campus Communications on COVID-19

April '21

February '21

January '21

Employee Communication - January 29, 2021

COVID-19 Command Team Communication  - January 29, 2021

COVID-19 Command Team Communication - January 22, 2021

Student Communication - January 18, 2021

COVID-19 Command Team Communication - January 14, 2021

COVID-19 Command Team Communication - January 8, 2021

Student Communication - January 6, 2021

Employee Communication - January 5, 2021

November '20

Student Communication - November 23, 2020

COVID-19 Command Team Communication - November 19, 2020

Employee Communication - November 19, 2020

COVID-19 Command Team Communication - November 12, 2020

Student Communication - November 11, 2020

Employee Communication - November 11, 2020

COVID-19 Command Team Communication - November 5, 2020

Employee Communication - November 5, 2020

October '20

COVID-19 Command Team Communication - October 29, 2020

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

September '20

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

August '20

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

July '20

Employee Communication - July 15, 2020

June '20

Employee Communication - June 11, 2020

Employee Communication - June 3, 2020

May '20

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

 

Campus Procedures and Guidelines

 

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