student coronavirus test


Faculty and staff who are returning to campus for fall 2020 and did not participate in re-entry testing at Spragins Hall must complete a COVID-19 test and receive their negative result before resuming on-campus activities for fall semester 2020. Returning faculty and staff who do not complete a COVID-19 test will not be allowed to come onto campus to teach class, perform research on campus, perform their jobs on campus, or participate in any departmental, college, or university activities. Individuals who test positive or have already had COVID-19 must receive clearance from a health care provider before returning to campus.

Re-entry Testing Options

  • On-site Testing at Executive Plaza. UAH will provide free tests to every returning faculty and staff member at Executive Plaza by appointment. Walk-in testing is NOT available.
  • Private Option.  If you want your doctor to test, you can do so, but at your expense.  Simply have the test done within 14 days of return and send the results to

If you test positive

This will happen for some – even with no symptoms. Those who test positive must follow isolation and quarantine protocols. You must receive clearance from a health care provider before you return.  Ask your local health department or physician for more instructions, and please let us know so we can provide you information and assistance.  Please contact the Faculty and Staff Clinic at email 

If you already had COVID-19

If you have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 12 weeks, please do not re-test at this time. Instead, provide a copy of your positive test result and medical clearance from a health care provider to return to campus to If you have additional questions, please email:


Change of Working Status for Employees

To make a request to change your status, Code (S) Already on campus regularly and should go into Sentinel Testing, Code (R) Will continue to work remotely and would not be returning to campus, or Code (T) Needs to return to campus and should be included in Re-entry Testing, fill out the Status Change Request Form. Please note, you must have approval from your respective Vice President to change your status.


Change My Working Status


Frequently Asked Questions

We've been listening to your questions as the new semester nears. Click here to get answers to the questions we've heard the most.