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COVID-19 Policies and Testing Updates & Reminders

Section 1

January 27, 2021

Yesterday, the California Department of Public Health lifted the regional stay at-home order. The release of this order has little impact on the campus since Orange County is in the Purple Tier. As a reminder, the following policies remain in effect:

Winter 2021
COVID-19 Testing Information for Students

Testing available for off campus residents and students

Weekly testing is now available to: 

  • Students residing on campus*
  • Students attending in-person classes (when classes resume)
  • Students residing within 10 miles of the campus**
  • Students who regularly attend onsite events or activities
  • Students involved in campus-based research
  • Students working on campus
  • *Students returning to their campus residence from Winter Break must test within 48 hours of their arrival to campus.
  • **Students having difficulty accessing the Patient Portal to schedule their appointment can contact the Coronavirus Response Center at 949-824-9918 or covid19@uci.edu for assistance.

In accordance with the UCI Executive Directive – Student Testing, students entering or physically present on UCI-controlled property must enroll in weekly asymptomatic testing.

Testing locations

  • Division of Continuing Education (DCE) Yosemite Room
  • Plaza Verde Community Center
  • Vista del Campo Community Center

Map of testing locations »