Our precautions, developed in close collaboration with UChicago Medicine, support the University’s academic mission and our shared responsibility for health and safety.



Our precautions

Coronavirus Dashboard

UChicago’s COVID-19 Dashboard provides up-to-date testing and isolation data.



Important Resources

Important resources for on-campus activities:



Frequently Asked Questions

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    How do I get a COVID test?

    Symptomatic testing is available via UChicago Medicine and local COVID-19 testing locations. Exposure testing and surveillance testing are available through the University.

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      What should I do if I am feeling ill?

      Please stay at home, monitor your symptoms, follow the University’s exposure protocols and if appropriate, get a COVID-19 test.

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        What should I do if test positive for COVID-19?

        Please follow the University’s exposure protocols and report your case to

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        What is monkeypox?

        According to the CDC and the WHO, Monkeypox is a rare disease caused by infection with the monkeypox virus (MPV). The symptoms of monkeypox can be painful and persist for weeks, but it is rarely fatal. MPV is spreading mostly through close, skin to skin or intimate contact with someone who has monkeypox.

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          Where can I get tested for monkeypox?

          UChicago Student Wellness or your healthcare provider can help arrange a test for you. Currently, only individuals with potential monkeypox rash lesions are eligible for testing. Please call ahead to schedule a test; you should not go to an emergency department for the purpose of getting tested unless you are so sick you otherwise need ER treatment.

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            Where can I get a monkeypox vaccination, if I am eligible?

            The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) recommends that you first contact your healthcare provider. You can also visit the CDPH website for healthcare providers that have received doses of vaccine for those who meet eligibility criteria.