keeping campus ready takes all of us

Stay home if you’re sick and report any positive cases and close contacts.

Employees must complete the Daily Symptom Survey before arriving to work on campus.

Wear a mask in the COVID-19 testing kiosk and human healthcare settings.

Stay current with vaccination requirements.

Get tested to manage your risk.


Learn more about our Public Health Policies and Requirements.

Recent Website Updates

Nov. 17, 2022

Testing guidance for Thanksgiving and winter break

For students and employees who will be traveling for upcoming holidays, UC Davis has issued guidance for testing before returning to Davis and after returning to Davis. Thanksgiving and Winter Break Guidance

Antigen test kits available for students and employees

Free antigen test kits are now available for pick-up from the Memorial Union and other campus locations. Antigen Test Kits on Thanksgiving and Winter Break Guidance

Dec. 14 last day of COVID-19 saliva testing on campus

Asymptomatic testing appointments are available through the end of the fall quarter, with final appointments available on Dec. 14. COVID-19 Testing

Oct. 14, 2022

COVID-19 saliva testing to end in December

In consultation with public health experts and updated CDC guidance, the university will close its asymptomatic saliva testing kiosk at the end of the fall quarter. COVID-19 Testing

Oct. 4, 2022

Campus flu clinic information added

Students can make an appointment for a flu shot via Student Health and Counseling Services, and employees can show up to one of three campus flu clinics in October to get this year's flu vaccination. Campus Flu Vaccine Availability

Mask recommendations updated

Other than healthcare settings where masks are still required, the California Department of Public Health has updated its recommendations regarding wearing masks indoors. Campus Face Covering Requirements

Sept. 20, 2022

Vaccine compliance updates coming soon

Starting Sept. 24, campus programming related to whether you’re compliant with the UC Vaccine Policy in both the Daily Symptom Survey and the COVID-19 Dashboard will be updated to reflect the addition of the bivalent booster requirement — though there are no impacts yet to accessing facilities or services. Vaccine Policy

Sept. 16, 2022

Campus Ready website renovation

Website navigation and webpages have been updated as fall quarter begins, to better align with current user needs and campus COVID-19 resources.

Wastewater monitoring and COVID-19 variant data now available

The COVID-19 Dashboard has been expanded into multiple interactive tabs, which now include campus wastewater monitoring, COVID-19 variant tracking, time filter options and more. COVID-19 Dashboard

Sept. 9, 2022

Testing requirement for students returning to Davis

Every student is required to get tested for COVID-19 at least once between Sept. 9 and Oct. 7, 2022, either by making an appointment for free saliva testing or by taking an antigen test. COVID-19 Testing

Aug. 17, 2022

N95 masks available to get started with fall quarter

Students and employees will be able to pick up one N95 mask from their department during September, as masks continue to be strongly recommended indoors. Face Coverings and Masks

July 22, 2022

Antigen test kits available for departmental purchase

Low-cost antigen test kits are available for campus units to buy for visitors, guests and volunteers to use (not intended for use by employees or students, who have access to free campus saliva testing). Event Guidance

July 5, 2022

New location for COVID-19 testing

The new COVID-19 testing kiosk in the Human Resources Administration Building is open Sundays through Thursdays, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., just a short walk across the street from the ARC. COVID-19 Testing

June 24, 2022

Symptom survey still required of employees

Employees (including student employees) must continue to take the Daily Symptom Survey before working in university-controlled facilities. Daily Symptom Survey

COVID-19 testing is now optional for students and employees

Asymptomatic testing is recommended on a voluntary basis for UC Davis students and employees, and the COVID-19 Testing Kiosk will move to a new location on July 5. COVID-19 Testing

May 31, 2022

Summer guidance updated

Changes to COVID-19 protocols are anticipated this summer, as testing requirements are expected to end after spring quarter. Summer Guidance

April 21, 2022

Mask mandate lifted on mass transit

Students and employees are not required to wear a mask on mass transit (e.g., Unitrans buses, Davis-Berkeley Shuttle). Masks are strongly recommended. Face Covering Requirements

March 19, 2022

UC Davis lifts indoor mask mandate

Masks are still strongly recommended and will continue to be required at COVID-19 testing in the ARC, in healthcare settings and on public transit. Face Covering Requirements