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Surveillance Testing Procedures

Spring Semester COVID Testing

As we prepare to begin COVID surveillance testing for the spring semester, please take a few minutes to read this important information about new testing procedures.

On February 5, all students who attend on campus classes, including on- and off-campus students and commuters, and all faculty and staff planning to access campus at any time, will receive an email from requesting account activation. The subject of the email will be “University of Scranton: Please verify your email.” Once you activate your account, you will use it to access your COVID-19 test results. It is essential that you activate your account before Sunday, February 7.  Please keep your password in a safe place, as you will need it throughout the semester. Questions regarding creating your account can be directed to

how to activate your account
On Friday, February 5, individuals selected for the first week of COVID-19 surveillance testing will receive an email inviting them to select a time on Monday, February 8, or Tuesday, February 9, to test.  Please select the date and time that fits your schedule. Testing will occur from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. in the rear courts of the Long Center.

Sampling for the tests is conduct via an anterior nasal self-swab, supervised by licensed healthcare providers.