Safer Illinois, Testing Eligibility and Information

How can I understand more about COVID-19 testing and eligibility on the UIUC campus?

Getting Tested

The University of Illinois, at Urbana-Champaign is now performing its new rapid, saliva-based COVID-19 test

All university faculty, staff and students participating in any on-campus activities are required to participate in the on-campus COVID-19 testing program. An effective testing program is a crucial part of minimizing the spread of COVID-19. 

Q: Is there a cost for the test?

A: The test is free.

Q: Who is eligible for COVID-19 testing on campus?

A: Presently, the test is only available to current students, faculty, staff and retirees at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign who have active NetIDs

Q: Retirees are eligible?

A: Yes, retirees are eligible if they have an active NetID. At this time, there is no eligibility for a retiree without an active NetID.

Q: Where are the testing locations? 

A: A number of free on-campus COVID-19 walk-up testing locations are available. 

Have Questions

The University of Illinois COVID Wellness Answer Center is available to answer questions about on-campus COVID-19 testing and results. Please send them to: or call 217-333-1900.

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Owner:Lorenzo K.Group:University of Illinois Technology Services
Created:2020-11-12 15:13 CSTUpdated:2020-11-24 11:11 CST
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