Current interim director Dr. Sacared Bodison will stay on with an advisory role.
UMD's pool of available hotspots has expanded to 145 this semester.
The requirement that every undergraduate course has a final exam has been temporarily waived.
The petitions call to lower mandatory fees.
All students and employees will be provided two face coverings.
The announcement comes after in-person undergraduate instruction was delayed by two weeks.
There are approximately 120 University of Maryland students under the program.
Brandon traveled to the U.S. from El Salvador with a coyote when he was 9 years old.
The tests returned a 1.04 percent positivity rate, which is below the state’s average positivity rate of 3.8 percent, according to a campuswide email.
The university is also creating an Americans with Disabilities Act coordinator position, Pines announced.