Students who test positive for COVID-19 on or after Dec. 8 will need to isolate at their permanent residence or elsewhere.
Residents in traditional and semi-suite rooms can host one student, while those in suites and apartments can host two students.
Wicomico, Caroline and Carroll halls might be added to the university's quarantine and isolation housing, if needed.
Pines fielded questions from students and parents during his Thursday interview on The Kojo Nnamdi Show.
The deadline for signing a housing agreement is Monday.
Students living in on-campus housing will participate in a COVID-19 training and awareness program.
Residents in extended break housing should continue move-out plans and follow CDC guidelines, according to the emails.
Students initially had to move out by April 5.
E-scooters must now be parked in designated spots — which has worried those who previously stored theirs in residence halls.