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Required COVID-19 Testing

Update: Testing requirements changed as of November 16, 2022

All employees have access to testing via vending machine. Learn more on the Employee Screening and Testing page, including instructions for employees who test positive.

As part of our institutional efforts to safeguard the health and wellbeing of our campus community, UC San Diego has a Campus COVID-19 Testing Program (PPM 516-31) which details required testing.  Required testing must be completed through UC San Diego Health at no cost to employees.

Learn more about employee screening and testing

Schedule an asymptomatic provider-administered test (campus employees)

More information about required COVID-19 testing for UC San Diego employees who are not fully vaccinated can be found in the FAQs below. If you have additional questions about required employee testing after reviewing the FAQs, please contact your department Human Resources representative or email

Please note: the information on this page pertains to required testing for UC San Diego campus employees who are not fully vaccinated. Health Sciences and Health System employees should contact Health Human Resources for guidance and information.