Some residents of 24 dorms and three Greek Life houses have been moved to quarantine and isolation housing.
The school is crafting a plan for vaccine distribution for when doses arrive.
Marinopoulos will begin his role in January.
The panelists encouraged students to maintain schedules that included going outside, taking walks and disengaging from the news.
They're calling for all services to be moved online for two weeks.
The center also suspended online appointment scheduling.
UMD already suspended study abroad programs this semester in China, South Korea and Italy amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Officials spoke about the group at an SGA meeting last week.
The virus has killed at least 130 people in China so far.
Containing the coronavirus outbreak is more important than preserving China's image.