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COVID-19 Resources

We all have a role in protecting each other and our University of Oregon community.
The UO is creating a healthy campus environment by working with public health partners to monitor COVID-19’s prevalence and reduce its spread, adapting operations, requiring healthy behaviors and vaccinations, and providing access to testing and vaccines.

What You Need to Know

Current Operations

COVID-19 Building Status Map

Path Forward

Support and Resources

  • Students: Visit Remote Resources for Students for access to advisors, faculty, technology, and other support
  • Employees: Visit the Human Resources COVID-19 page for information about program and support for faculty, staff and graduate employees.
  • Faculty and instructors: Visit Academic Resources for support with remote and online instruction and other guidance.
  • If you come across someone you believe might not be following COVID-19 safety regulations, you may report a behavior concern.

Case Management

  • The university reports known positive COVID-19 cases of employees who have been on-campus and students.
  • The university notifies all known potential close contacts living or working on campus of potential exposure
  • If you have tested positive or think you have been exposed to COVID-19, complete the case and contact form for additional guidance and resources.


  • The UO requires and provides regular free COVID-19 testing for non-vaccinated students living in UO residence halls.
  • FREE COVID-19 testing is available for all asymptomatic UO employees, students, and Lane County residents age 3 and older.
  • Students who develop COVID-19 symptoms and have been in close contact with a person known to have COVID-19 should contact University Health Services at 541-346-2770 or their health care provider to determine if and where they should to be tested for COVID-19.
  • Employees who develop COVID-19 symptoms and have been in close contact with a person known to have COVID-19 should contact their health care provider to determine if and where they should to be tested for COVID-19.


  • COVID-19 vaccinations are required for students and employees who learn, work or live on any UO campus location beginning fall term.
  • The university has concluded a series of vaccination clinics providing vaccine to more than 4,800 employees and students.
  • If you would like to be vaccinated but were unable to participate in these clinics, please schedule an appointment with your county public health agency, pharmacy, or health care provider. Those living in Lane County can go to a Lane County Public Health clinic.

Vaccine and Distribution

Messages and Updates

June 16, 2021

Plans will be guided by science and best practices for public health safety measures

June 14, 2021

Free testing continues at Matthew Knight Arena, building access limited this summer

June 7, 2021

Risk levels changing, get a discount on internet during the pandemic

June 3, 2021

Risk level changes, win tickets to local sporting events

May 27, 2021

Get a shot and a coffee card at Matthew Knight Arena today

May 24, 2021

Vaccine clinic May 27; $1 million Oregon vaccination lottery

All Messages and News »

Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19

The university is continually updating the FAQs as new guidance and information is shared from the CDC and local, state, and federal health authorities.

Before You Come to Campus

Self-check daily and if COVID-19 symptoms are present, individuals should not come to campus.

Face coverings are required inside all buildings.

Thorough hand washing and avoiding touching your face help prevent sickness. Hand washing stations are also available throughout campus. 

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UO Experts Respond to COVID-19

In these extraordinary times, our faculty are conducting research and offering advice, solutions, and expertise on the coronavirus—its effect on us, our wellbeing, the economy, and society.

UO Experts in the News


Campus administrators and staff are actively working to monitor the situation and take precautions to protect the campus community. We have a long-standing university response protocol to support public health within our communities. The Incident Management Team is actively updating plans and protocols in coordination with local, state and federal health officials. Here are some additional resources you may find helpful to keep you informed.