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USMH Masking Policy and Testing Requirements - Spring 2022

Posted: 21 March 2022

USMH's current masking and testing protocols will remain in effect through the end of May, when we will reevaluate the situation. Until further notice, masks will continue to be required in the building, and weekly rapid antigen tests will be required for those with a health or religious exemption... Read More

USM Statement on Ukraine

Posted: 18 March 2022

USM Chancellor Jay A. Perman on Solidarity With UkraineThat University System of Maryland condemns with one voice Russia's unconscionable invasion of Ukraine, an unprovoked and indefensible attack on its national sovereignty.We stand with Ukraine. We honor the humanity and courage of its people. We... Read More

Spring Semester Updates: Badges & COVID

Posted: 14 January 2022

USMH SECURITY BADGES:If you are a returning student, you should already have one of our USMH security badges that lets you enter the building and use the elevators and stairwells. If so, just let Tamara ( or 240-527-2060) know and she can activate your badge for the... Read More

2022-2023 USMH Scholarship Application available now!

Posted: 12 January 2022

The application portal for the 2022-2023 USMH Scholarship is now open!The USMH Scholarship Fund Awards for the 2022-2023 academic year consist of scholarships for students who are rising juniors (at least 64 credits completed) and who are working toward a bachelor’s, graduate or post-doctoral... Read More

University Spirit Run 2021

Posted: 23 July 2021

USMH will host the 3rd annual University Spirit Run from Friday, September 10th through Sunday, September 12th. An in-person 5K will take place in Hagerstown on Saturday, September 11th. Participants can also complete a 5K, 10K, or half marathon (13.1 miles) virtually throughout the race weekend... Read More

USMH Announces 2021-2022 Scholarship Awardees

Posted: 08 July 2021

The University System of Maryland at Hagerstown has announced the scholarship awardees for the 2021-2022 school year.To qualify, students had to be currently enrolled or starting in programs offered at USMH. They also had to be at the junior lever or higher and have a B or better grade point... Read More

Statement by USM Chancellor Jay A. Perman on Hate Speech, Violence, and Bigotry

Posted: 27 May 2021

Baltimore, Md. (May 27, 2021) - In the days since the deadly conflict between Israel and Hamas, the U.S. has seen escalating anti-Semetic hate speech and violence. It's wrong and reprehensible. Of course it is. There's no excuse for allowing criticism of the actions of a nation - whether or not one... Read More

Inaugural FSU at USMH Physician Assistant Cohort Graduates

Posted: 18 May 2021

The first cohort from the Frostburg State University (FSU) at the University System of Maryland at Hagerstown (USMH) Physician Assistant program celebrated their graduation on Monday, May 17th at the USMH Hospitality Center.Twenty-five graduates and their families gathered to recognize their... Read More

Mandatory Vaccination FAQ

Posted: 13 May 2021

The University System of Maryland (USM) has released a mandatory vaccination FAQ document. For more specific answers and details regarding procedures, please contact your university.

USM Chancellor Jay Perman Mandates COVID Vaccine for all Maryland campuses, including regional centers

Posted: 23 April 2021

HAGERSTOWN, MD -- The University System of Maryland at Hagerstown (USMH) will follow a mandate, announced today, from University System of Maryland (USM) Chancellor Jay Perman requiring all eligible students, faculty and staff who will be on Maryland campuses this fall to be vaccinated against... Read More