Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19)

Return to Workplace

 Updates and Information for Students and Employees
Updated June 26, 2020 at 5:10pm

Allegany College of Maryland maintains this webpage as a resource for news and information about the College’s response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) situation. As the status of this situation changes, we will provide updates to this page.


Please email your questions to the appropriate offices as employees may be working from remote locations at this time.


Allegany College of Maryland Latest Updates

ACM’s campuses and education sites in Maryland and Pennsylvania are currently operating in compliance with public health guidance provided by the State of Maryland and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

  •  All offices and buildings reopen on Monday, June 15. ACM’s summer hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • Beginning on Monday, June 22, visitors are welcome on ACM’s campuses and education sites. Appointments (virtual and in-person) are strongly encouraged but not required. ACM will continue to offer phone and virtual appointments through platforms like Zoom, Microsoft Teams or GoToMeeting.
  • Students and visitors to campus must follow the College’s health and safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 –
    the wearing of face masks or face coverings, practicing proper hand hygiene and social distancing, and self-monitoring of symptoms.
  • Classroom density is reduced to ensure the health and safety of our college community. View our plans for Fall '20 and learn more about a variety of course options. 
  • The College Library opens to the public on June 22. Students and patrons will be required to sign in and out of the library, wear face masks and practice social distancing. Access to some resources may be unavailable.
  • Metz Cafe will resume food service at the start of the fall semester.
  • Willowbrook Woods, ACM’s on-campus student housing, will reopen in August with modified housing density.
  • New student orientation will be held virtually for the Fall '20 semester.  New students should monitor their ACM email account for information about Orientation. 
  • Beginning July 6, ACM will offer on-campus tours to prospective students and their families by appointment.  To schedule an on-campus tour, call 301-784-5005 or email
  • Plans for spring 2020 rescheduled commencement exercises will be shared as they become available.
  • The Center for Continuing Education and Workforce Development will release its fall course catalog in September. Questions about course offerings may be directed to the Office of CE Registration at 301-784-5341.
  • ACM’s Student Counseling Program Quick Reference Guide is available for students in need of mental health services or support.


For the latest information regarding college services, events, and activities please visit our COVID-19 Operations page.


Campus Communications on COVID-19


Employee Communication - June 11, 2020

Employee Communication - June 3, 2020


Employee Communication - May 29, 2020

Student Communication - May 18, 2020

Employee Communication - May 15, 2020

Employee Communication - May 11, 2020

Student Communication - May 6, 2020

Employee Communication - May 4, 2020


Returning to the Workplace


CDC Updates
Latest updates and information regarding COVID-19 symptoms, testing, prevention, treatment, cases, etc., can be found on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website.



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