Maine Maritime Academy Coronavirus Information

Maine Maritime Academy continues to monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19) statistics in and around our community. We will consider the need for any changes to our current practices and policies on an ongoing basis.

COVID-19 Vaccination Not Currently Required

MMA’s public health protocols are subject to change if the need arises. Indoor masking is not required. However, those individuals who are returning from isolation status or have been exposed to a positive case must continue to follow CDC masking guidelines as described below. All students, including those who are fully vaccinated, should have a plan for isolating at home or off-campus if they contract the virus. Isolation housing on campus is very limited and reserved for those residential students who are unable to travel home due to distance.

Please note that decisions relating to MMA’s health and safety protocols are dependent on caseloads in the state and are developed in consultation with Maine CDC and our partners at Northern Light Health. Masking requirements are subject to change and may evolve rapidly over time.

Current CDC Isolation and Quarantine Guidelines

If You Test Positive for COVID-19 (Isolate)

Please complete Positive COVID-19 Test Reporting Form

Everyone, regardless of vaccination status:

  • Isolate for 5 full days.
  • If you have no symptoms or your symptoms are resolving, with no fever for the last 48 hours of isolation you will be able return to normal activity on the morning of Day 6.
  • Continue to wear a mask inside all buildings and around others for 5 additional days. This means eating by yourself and wearing a mask around your roommate(s).

Out of an abundance of caution, MMA calculates your 5 isolation days based on your positive test date. The test date is Day 0.
If you have a fever at Day 5, contact the Dean of Students or the Director of HR for further guidance.

If You Were Exposed to Someone with COVID-19

  • Regardless of vaccination status, mask for 10 days.
  • Test on day 5. However, if you develop symptoms, isolate, and get tested as soon as possible. If your test is positive, report that as soon as possible.

Page updated: August 22, 2023