Coronavirus testing: What you should know for spring semester

Knowing how many infections there are and how fast that infection is spreading to others helps inform strategies to contain the virus and helps us plan to take care of the people that become sick from the virus.

Return to Campus Webinar: Final update and our testing/tracing plan

In the sixth and final Return to Campus webinar, held on Aug. 20, 2020, President Ruth Watkins and other senior leaders gave a final update on campus operations, while Dr. Richard Orlandi and Dr. Sharon Talboys discussed details of the U’s testing and tracing plan.

Answers to questions about the U’s COVID testing

The goal is to identify those who are asymptomatic and provide them with an opportunity to isolate themselves on campus or at home while the virus runs its course.

Asymptomatic testing available now

All U staff, students and faculty can take weekly accurate saliva tests without exhibiting symptoms, run by the Health Sciences Center Sequencing Core lab.

U Testing Center reopening

In-person testing will resume July 15, 2020, at the campus Testing Center on the fourth floor of the Student Services Building.

Fall planning town hall

The evolving plans for the Fall 2021 Semester look to the future of the health landscape and how campus will be reopened in phases with best health practices in place.

Student coronavirus testing plan

This is about joining together in actions that will protect the health and well-being of all members of our community.