COVID-19 Updates

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Current Status

The following actions and policies are in place until further notice. All updates will be posted to this site.

  The UofM Campus is OPEN.

  • Classes begin August 17 with most classes being delivered virtually/remotely for the first 30 days. 
  • Fall 2020 classes are to be considered remote or online - unless students are provided additional information from instructors. Small groups for research, performance or labs may be held on campus in this first phase, but these classes will be the exception. Read the full statement regarding the phased reopening >
  • Faculty and staff that are able to fulfill their duties off-campus are working remotely.
  • Campus housing and dining facilities are open. Read the latest updates >
  • Face coverings are required in public areas. Read the ordinance >
  • Most campus buildings have restricted access. You must have your University ID to enter. Learn more >

Fall 2020 Academic Calendar Adjustments

  • All classes will begin Monday, August 17, and end Tuesday, November 24.
  • The late registration deadline has been extended to August 26, and late registration fees will be waived.
  • We will not be taking a fall break this semester, but will observe the Labor Day holiday.


  • All events with 10 or more people are canceled, postponed or being held virtually.
  • University Schools are currently closed, and summer camp has been canceled
  • All University-sponsored travel, domestic and international, is currently suspended.

Key Resources

FAQs > Review all COVID-19 Communications > Prevention Tips >

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Quick Links

Visit the Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) for the most current information >
Tennessee Department of Health COVID-19 Updates >