Get answers to questions about the UC vaccine mandate - FAQs and video

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.


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

    Sept. 17, 2021

    Get tested at Healthy Davis Together

    Starting on Sept. 20, walk-in appointments will be available for UC Davis students and employees at two Healthy Davis Together testing sites. 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

    Check updated campus vaccination rates

    More than 96% of students and employees based at the Davis campus have been vaccinated, according to the latest update. 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