Guidance for Campus Visitors During COVID-19
During the fall 2021 semester, The University of Baltimore is following established guidelines for all campus operations, in order to maintain the health and safety of its students, faculty and staff. Currently, the campus is not open for general public access. Visitors are allowed only when they are scheduled in advance.
This guidance provides the framework for a visitor accessing UBalt owned or occupied facilities to ensure consistency with health and safety practices of the University regarding COVID-19. The guidance is intended to apply during the Fall 2021 academic semester.
This guidance applies to any visitor accessing facilities owned or occupied by The University of Baltimore.
1. Visitor: A non-UBalt faculty, staff, or student, who requires access to a UBalt owned or operated facility. "Visitor" is an all-encompassing term, which includes but is not limited to:
- visiting scholars and researchers
- community representatives
- public officials
- prospective or visiting students
- guest lecturers
A visitor may be participating in activities related to studying or attending events.
2. Sponsor: A UBalt faculty, staff, or student who sponsors a visitor's access onto campus.
Health and Safety Requirements for Visitors
1. UBalt health and safety requirements are available here. We recommend that visitors be vaccinated prior to accessing the campus.
2. When accessing UBalt owned or operated facilities, all visitors must comply with UBalt's masking requirements.
1. A visitor should be accessing UBalt owned or operated facilities only as a result of a scheduled visit.
2. The sponsor is responsible for coordinating, communicating, and maintaining compliance for visitor management requirements. The sponsor is responsible to assemble invitation details, visitor needs, number of visitors, date, location, and the nature of the visit. It is recommended that the sponsor maintain a roster of visitor attendance.
3. The sponsor is responsible for communicating expectations to visitors, as well as coordinating internally to receive approval for their visit.
4. A UBalt dean, vice president, or designee is responsible to review and inform the sponsor whether the visit is approved (or modifications are required). The sponsor should outline any risk factors that should be considered before the visit is approved, including date, time, and the visitor's activity while on campus.
5. If more than 10 visitors are expected at one time per activity, the dean, vice president or designee must consult with UBalt's president in advance of providing any approval to schedule the activity.
6. The sponsor is responsible to confirm the scheduled visit and to provide arrival instructions to the visitor.
7. The sponsor may provide the visitor with access to the building by meeting them at the entrance, or if they prefer to have University of Baltimore Police manage the process then they must provide a copy of all approved visits to Jason Kunz, acting captain, at least 24 hours in advance of the visit.
8. If University of Baltimore Police are assisting, then visitors to the School of Law building should be instructed to arrive at the main entrance to the facility and check in at the security desk. Visitors to the Academic Center, between the hours of 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Monday through Thursday, should be instructed to arrive at the main entrance on Charles Street where they can check in at the security desk. Visitors to any other facility should be instructed to check in at the University of Baltimore Police office, located at 1319 N. Charles St. In all cases, the security officer will confirm that the visitor has been approved before contacting the sponsor and providing access.
9. Visitors who require a disability-related accommodation should contact the Office of Human Resources at email@example.com.