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Student Housing Safety Rules
Students who live in UC San Diego-provided housing must comply with mandatory COVID-19 testing, daily symptom screening, and masking guidance; isolate if they receive a positive COVID-19 test result; follow quarantine guidance if they are exposed to COVID-19; as well as sequester if they are unvaccinated and participate in off-campus unmasked activities.
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Campus Testing Requirements
Vaccinated students: Weekly testing required for the first four weeks of the quarter
Unvaccinated students: Ongoing twice weekly testing required
Vaccinated employees: Weekly testing encouraged
Unvaccinated employees: Ongoing twice weekly testing required
COVID-19 Test Kit Vending Machines
All students and employees with a campus ID card are eligible to use the campus self-administered test kit vending machines. While test kits are still free, a virtual debit of $1 will happen automatically on your campus card account, followed by an immediate credit return that will balance out to zero each day; there will be no actual charge.
First-Time Test at UC San Diego
Campus employees coming to campus who are completing their first-ever UC San Diego COVID-19 test must schedule an appointment at the Price Center clinic or a drive-thru testing site. To do this, please use your AD credentials to login to MyChart (employees)
. After your first appointment-based test is completed, you can then use the self-administered vending machines.
Students may use campus vending machines for their first-time test. Alternatively, students may schedule an appointment at the Price Center clinic or a drive-thru testing site. To do this, please use your AD credentials to login to MyStudentChart (students)
Provider-Administered Walk-Up and Drive-Thru Testing
For those who would like to schedule a drive-up or walk-through appointment, including those completing their first-ever UC San Diego COVID-19 test, please use the links below. Note that drive-up appointments may have limited availability. Locations include Price Center, Hillcrest, La Jolla, Encinitas, Rancho Bernardo and Eastlake.