COVID-19 Self-administered PCR Testing at Home

We are transitioning to drop-off based testing

Step One: Pick up a drop-off testing kit from (no appointment needed for this):

  • Loma Pelona testing site
  • ResHall front desks
  • Student Resource Building Information Desk
  • Library 
  • RecCen equipment room
  • UCen
  • On-campus apartment offices
  • more coming

Step Two: Make an appointment to drop off the sample you collected.
(see instructions below)

Test Instructions

Before testing:  Make sure your mouth is free of particulate matter.

TESTING

  1. Remove top of tube
  2. Place funnel in tube
  3. Slowly spit into funnel until tube is half full of saliva (to reduce bubbles, tap tube on hard flat surface)
  4. Replace cap on tube and twist to secure
  5. Wipe the tube with alcohol wipe

DROP OFF INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Make an appointment to drop off your sample
  2. Return the sample to collection site (Loma Pelona) within 4 hours of collection

HOW TO MAKE A DROP-OFF APPOINTMENT

STUDENTS

  • Log on to the Patient Portal Gateway with your Net ID and password
  • Click "schedule an appointment"
  • Choose "COVID-19 Services" click continue
  • Choose "Testing Services", click continue
  • Choose "Schedule a Drop-Off COVID-19 test"
  • Read the notice and click continue
  • Choose your appointment date range and search for appointments
  • Select your day and time
  • Choose "continue
  • Confirm your choice

EMPLOYEES

  • Log on to the Patient Portal Gateway with your Net ID and password
  • Click "schedule an appointment"
  • Choose "Employee COVID-19 Testing Drop Off" click continue
  • Read the notice, click continue
  • Choose your appointment date range and search for appointments
  • Choose a time and click continue
  • Read another notice and click "confirm"

Drop-off hours at Loma Pelona - January

Monday through Friday

8:30-4:45pm (closed for lunch)

Map to Testing Location

Loma Pelona
(near Manzanita Village)

Food Donations Accepted

Please bring your shelf stable, unopened food that has not expired AND hygiene products to benefit our students when you come for a test.

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