Students must make their decision by 7 p.m. Friday, according to an email sent to residents.
The building was evacuated and the fire had been extinguished by 1:48 p.m.
UMD has not received vaccines to distribute to the campus community, but some employees are now eligible.
In June, UMD named its main administration after the state senate president emeritus.
The survey was released last month.
Jewel Washington will become the chief human resources officer at the University of Texas at Arlington.
Some are focused on renaming Francis Scott Key Hall, Charles Hall, Calvert Hall and Eppley Recreation Center.
The first dorm is named for Hiram Whittle and Elaine Johnson-Coates and the second is named for Pyon Su and Chunjen Constant Chen.
Brian Burnett previously worked at the University of Minnesota and the University of Missouri.
Since the grading policy announcement, opposition has been fierce.