Together for Maine: Our Plan for a Safe Return
UMPI Safe Return

Latest Communications

9/10/20 – Message from President Rice to campus

Dear UMPI Community, My thanks to all of our students, as well as members of our faculty and staff, who have participated in our past two rounds of asymptomatic corona-19 testing.  This baseline testing has confirmed the success of our Safe Return plans and, more importantly, illustrates your continuing dedication to our ethics of care…

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9/3/20 – Message from President Rice to campus

Dear UMPI Community, As announced on the ‘Together for Maine: Principles for a Safe Return’ website, the University of Maine at Presque Isle and the University of Maine System are committed to providing you tools for staying healthy and taking measures to limit transmission of the novel coronavirus.  One of the ways we all may…

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9/2/20 – Message from Sarah Coyer to students

Greetings UMPI community, We hope you are having a great first week of classes. Thank you to everyone for following the new safety guidelines and for wearing face coverings on campus. As you know, this coming weekend is Labor Day weekend. In previous years many of our campus community members would travel and/or attend large…

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8/28/20 – Message from President Rice to students

Dear UMPI Students! First off, welcome back, whether you are attending classes from a distance (near or far) or on campus!  And if you are on campus, just a friendly reminder of what to expect in the classroom, residence halls, and public spaces (CIL, Gentile Hall, Campus Center, etc) as you return.  Also– we have…

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8/21/20 – Message from Sarah Coyer to students

Dear UMPI students, Greetings from Presque Isle! We want to make sure all members of our student body are aware of the press release that was shared with the media today regarding student parties and social gatherings. Here’s a quick link to the release (and it also appears below): https://www.maine.edu/blog/2020/08/21/university-system-targets-prohibited-student-parties/ It is vitally important for all…

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8/10/20 – Message from Dick Gardiner to campus

UMPI Students, Faculty and Staff, To prepare Gentile Hall for a safe reopening, we have worked to keep the health and safety of our students, employees, and community members as our highest priority. Gentile Hall will open to current UMPI students, faculty, and staff on Monday, August 10.  We are not opening to our community…

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