Thousands have signed on, joining the call begun by a doctoral student.
So far, 160 UMD students have defended their dissertations virtually.
They can opt to receive normal letter grades, though, just like undergraduate students.
The process is often confusing and fraught with anxiety for students.
The university announced Tuesday that students should not plan on returning to the campus until at least April 10.
The school announced the change last week.
Part 2 of a series on problems facing graduate students, and how to combat them.
Part 1 of a two-part look into this complex and often fraught relationship.
Lawmakers heard arguments for and against the bill on Tuesday.
The next GradTerp Exchange is set for Dec. 3.