UC Davis requires these healthy behaviors:
Complete the Daily Symptom Survey.
Monitor your symptoms, stay home if you’re sick and report any positive cases.
Everyone must wear face coverings indoors and in mass transit.
Unvaccinated people must also wear face coverings outdoors in crowded places.
Unvaccinated people must get tested at least every four days.
Vaccinated people must get tested at least every 14 days.
Learn more about our Public Health Policies and Requirements.
Recent Website Updates
Dec. 1, 2021
Winter break guidance available
See how testing schedules and compliance will shift for employees and students during the weeks of Dec. 20, 27 and Jan. 3. Testing and Compliance Guidance for Thanksgiving and Winter Breaks
Nov. 4, 2021
Vaccine booster clinic moving to student-only
After Dec. 1, the campus COVID-19 vaccine clinic will only serve UC Davis students and will move to the Student Health and Wellness Center. COVID-19 Vaccine Program
Oct. 25, 2021
Pfizer boosters now more widely available from campus clinic
UC Davis students and employees can now make an appointment to get a Pfizer booster shot from the campus vaccination clinic, if they were previously vaccinated with Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccines and meet CDC recommendations. COVID-19 Vaccine Program
Get tested at three Healthy Davis Together locations
Walk-in appointments are available for UC Davis students and employees at three Healthy Davis Together testing sites — now including a location in West Sacramento. You will need to get tested as a walk-in and also identify yourself as part of UC Davis in order for your testing information to be tracked to meet requirements. COVID-19 Testing
Oct. 15, 2021
New guidance for Thanksgiving break
See how testing schedules and compliance will shift for employees and students during the weeks of Nov. 22 and Nov. 29. Testing and Compliance Guidance for Thanksgiving and Winter Breaks
Oct. 13, 2021
Flu vaccine required again
The University of California has announced all students and employees must get vaccinated or affirmatively decline the vaccine by Nov. 19. Find info about the campus flu clinic for students, how to upload your flu shot information and how to decline. Flu Vaccination Information
Oct. 4, 2021
Compliance for COVID-19 vaccine mandate at Davis campus
More than 99% of students and employees based at the Davis campus are in compliance with the UC COVID-19 vaccine policy (including 97% fully vaccinated). COVID-19 Dashboard
Sept. 15, 2021
Testing requirement for vaccinated people
Students and employees who are fully vaccinated will be required to start getting tested at least every 14 days — if they visit campus on a weekly basis. If you’re fully vaccinated and visit campus less often, then you need to get tested prior to accessing university facilities, either on the same day or up to 14 days in advance. The requirement is scheduled to begin on Sept. 20, with the first round of 14-day testing due by Oct. 4 at the latest. COVID-19 Testing
Sept. 14, 2021
Pack your patience for COVID-19 testing
As more students and employees line up for routine COVID-19 testing, be prepared to show up on time for your testing appointment, consider biking or walking if possible to the ARC to avoid impacted parking lots, follow directions and be kind. COVID-19 Testing
Watch flexible work arrangement webinar for updates
Hear how UC Davis is supporting flexible work planning for staff on the Davis campus, with a model that promotes consistency, objectivity and equitable outcomes. Workplace Reimagined Webinars and Training
Sept. 13, 2021
Who can check your Daily Symptom Survey results
You can expect to show your Daily Symptom Survey results to supervisors, instructors, Aggie Public Health Ambassadors, and employees who are working to manage events, sales and services. Reviewing Daily Symptom Survey Results
What happens if an instructor gets sick
Instructors who are required to isolate after contracting COVID-19 or are required to quarantine after Close Contact to COVID-19 may elect to teach their course remotely for the duration of the required isolation or quarantine. Information for Classroom Instruction
Facility signs: out with the old, in with the new
If you haven’t been back to the office in a while, you may need to refresh signs. We’ve got you covered with a library of helpful signs to help provide visual cues to keep us all healthy. Campus Ready Signage
Sept. 9, 2021
Testing update for unvaccinated students and employees
Unvaccinated employees and students must continue getting tested every four days — but now must do so no matter how often they access campus facilities. COVID-19 Testing
Sept. 8, 2021
Contact tracing process clarified
Students and employees are required to report if they are diagnosed with COVID-19 or officially designated a close contact. A new flowchart explains when you will be notified by the campus contact tracing team and how you will need to respond. Contact Tracing
Sept. 3, 2021
Eating now allowed in some cubicles
Removing a face covering to eat indoors is only permitted in dining facilities and designated break rooms—and now also if you are actively eating alone in a cubicle with walls that are higher than your head when seated. Public Health Policies & Requirements
Aug. 31, 2021
Managing campus events with new public health guidance
Before you host an event with food or drinks or with many attendees, you will need to know the current public health-related guidance, which now includes entrance requirements and event safety plans. Helping You Plan In-Person Activities at UC Davis