COVID-19 Tests Due by Wednesday, March 16

To Our Undergraduates:

Welcome back! Whether you were here in Cleveland or traveling widely, we hope your break was relaxing and restorative. 

While you prepare for the week ahead, we wanted to offer a brief reminder regarding your required COVID-19 testing

As we wrote March 3, all undergraduates—whether living on or off campus—must take a COVID-19 test by this Wednesday, March 16. PCR tests continue to be available in vending machines across campus, and a limited number of rapid tests have been included select vending machines, including those in the north and south residential area offices. 

As in the past, PCR test samples should be submitted in the containers by the vending machines. If you take a rapid test, you should notify University Health Services of the result by sending a secure message through In both instances, you must act no later than 5 p.m. March 16.

These test results will be among the factors used to determine potential changes to the university’s COVID-19 protocols. 

Thank you in advance for participating in this important aspect of our decision-making; we look forward to updating you soon. 

Lou Stark
Vice President for Student Affairs

Sara Lee, MD
Executive Director, University Health and Counseling Services