The report comes nearly a year after freshman Olivia Paregol died from complications of the virus.
The rest of the process will remain confidential as a group of finalists is chosen and interviewed.
These protests demonstrated the power of community action.
The efforts follow a 2018 mold outbreak that forced some students to live in hotels.
Among other objectives, the five people will build a comprehensive timeline of the school's response and provide recommendations.
The investigation follows Olivia Paregol's death due to complications of adenovirus in November.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan called for the probe Thursday.
Freshman Olivia Paregol died of complications from the virus in November.
UMD's administration should be fixing its problems, not producing more PR fluff.