U.S. and U-M COVID-19 Policies: Pre- and Post- Arrival Information

This information pertains to all new or continuing international students traveling to the U-M campus to enroll in person for the first time (regardless of any previous remote enrollment). This information is designed to complement the guidelines on the U-M Maize and Blueprint for arrivals from overseas found here and this guidance from the U.S. Center for Disease Control (CDC).

 

PRE-ARRIVAL

 

POST-ARRIVAL

  • If you are fully vaccinated with an FDA or WHO approved COVID-19 vaccine:
    • After arriving in the U.S., monitor yourself for symptoms for 7 days.
    • Take a COVID test within 3 days of arrival.
      • See this map for locations, dates of operation for U-M testing sites.
      • If you arrive on campus during the Winter Break, Michigan Medicine’s Towsley Lobby or Rachel Upjohn Building will be open for testing most days.
      • If you test positive for Covid, see this resource for helpful information.
    • U-M requires you to complete the ResponsiBlue Screening Check or Application on the days you come to campus.
    • U-M requires you to wear a face covering or mask anytime that you are indoors in a campus building (residence hall rooms, notwithstanding).
  • If you are allowed to enter the U.S. with a vaccination exemption or you are not fully vaccinated with an FDA/WHO vaccine:
    • You are still expected to comply with CDC and U-M guidance as soon as possible.
    • Self-quarantine for 7 days, only leaving your residence for essentials (e.g., retrieve meals, COVID testing, obtain a vaccination). You may not attend class during this time.
      • If you do not have a single bedroom and need a place to self-isolate, please complete this form as soon as possible to request special, temporary accommodations well in advance of your arrival to the US.
    • Self-monitor for any COVID related symptoms during this time and seek healthcare as appropriate.
    • U-M requires you to complete the ResponsiBlue Screening Check or Application on the days you come to campus.
    • U-M requires you to wear a face covering or mask anytime that you are indoors in a campus building (residence hall rooms, notwithstanding).
    • Take a COVID test within 3-5 days of arrival.
      • See this map for locations, dates of operation for U-M testing sites.
      • If you arrive on campus during the Winter Break, Michigan Medicine’s Towsley Lobby or Rachel Upjohn Building will be open for testing most days.
    • If you test positive for Covid, see this resource for helpful information.

 

Please see the Maize and Blueprint website for more information or call or email the relevant resource on this webpage for specific concerns.

 

Last Updated: 12/10/2021