Latest Communications

1/23/21 – Message from President Rice to campus

Dear UMPI Students, First off, welcome back, whether you are attending classes from a distance (near or far) or on campus here in Presque Isle or through the Houlton Center!  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,…

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1/21/21 – Message from Sarah Coyer to campus

Greetings UMPI Community, Here is some important information for everyone about testing this semester.  Please read carefully for important details, apologies for the length. Testing Before Monday, January 25th: The ONLY people who need to receive a negative Covid-19 test before January 25th are the following populations: on-campus residents, winter athletes who are currently in…

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1/12/21 – Message from Sarah Coyer to students

Greetings UMPI Owl, Here is some important information so that you can plan accordingly for move-in.  We can’t wait to get Spring 2021 started! I apologize for the length of this email, I promise it’s all important information! IMPORTANT NOTE: DO NOT come to campus if you are experiencing ANY symptoms of COVID-19.  This includes:…

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1/11/21 – Message from Sarah Coyer to students

Greetings students, Happy 2021! We can’t wait to welcome you back and start the spring semester. I wanted to confirm that classes will start on January 25th and campus will be open this spring as planned. Residential students will move in on January 21st and 22nd as we announced in December so that they can…

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12/16/20 – Message from Sarah Coyer to students

Greetings UMPI Owl, Happy end of semester!  In preparation for Spring 2021, we wanted to send information about move-in so that you can plan accordingly.  Please keep in mind that move-in details are subject to change based on developing information.  If there are any changes to move-in protocols, dates, or other details, we will be…

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11/20/20 – Message from President Rice to campus

Dear UMPI community, As promised, I am writing to let you know that contact tracing connected with the three cases of COVID-19 identified yesterday was completed earlier today. All “close contacts” have been notified, so if you have not been contacted, it means you have not been identified as a close contact. There are still a…

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11/19/20 – Message from President Rice to campus

Dear UMPI community, We learned this evening that three new cases of COVID-19 have been identified within our campus community. We are working closely with the Maine CDC on these cases, and, as we have done before, contingency plans have been set in motion and contact tracing procedures have been initiated. The three residence hall…

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11/18/20 – Message from President Rice to campus

Dear UMPI Community, We learned this morning that a case of COVID-19 has been identified within our campus community. Contingency plans were immediately set in motion and Maine Center for Disease Control protocols are in place. The residence hall student tested positive for COVID-19 as part of UMPI’s asymptomatic testing program. We are able to…

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