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1/10/2021 – Message from President Rice to campus

To all UMPI students, We hope this email finds you enjoying the end of your Winter Break and getting ready for the Spring 2022 semester. We’re hard at work on campus preparing for your return and want you to have the important information you need to ensure a safe return. In summary, the semester will begin as scheduled on…

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12/3/2021 – Message from President Rice to campus

Dear UMPI Community, As you are all certainly aware, COVID-19 infections have been trending upwards in Maine, and in Aroostook County especially, over the past several weeks.  As we move toward the close of the semester, we are requesting that all students, faculty, and staff test prior to the end of this coming week (Dec.…

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9/30/21 – Message from President Rice to campus

Dear UMPI Students, Both an update and reminder for you on this last day of September. The important update first: the UMS has extended the current mandate for wearing masks inside facilities throughout the month of October for all campuses and sites.  You can find further information here.  My thanks to everyone for your diligence…

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9/17/21 – Message from President Rice to campus

Dear UMPI Students, As a follow-up to my email last week, I wanted you to be aware that we’re now 4 weeks away from Oct. 15, the date by which students are required to verify (at https://umaineportal.pointnclick.com/) that they have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or obtain an exemption from the vaccination requirement. Per University of Maine System…

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9/16/21 – Message from President Rice to campus

To the campus community, COVID case numbers have been increasing in our region and, to help keep everyone as safe as possible, we wanted to update you about a few things. If you receive a positive asymptomatic COVID test result outside of UMPI’s asymptomatic testing program, or if you receive a positive symptomatic COVID test result…

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9/7/2021 – Message from President Rice to students

Dear UMPI Students, Our Safe Return team is preparing for the next important date in the System’s COVID-19 Student Vaccination Requirements plan. Per the policy statement, by no later than Oct. 15, students are required to verify (at https://umaineportal.pointnclick.com/) that they have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or obtain an exemption from the vaccination requirement. After Oct. 15, unvaccinated, non-exempt students will not…

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