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Testing

PCR Testing Window (Located in UHS Walk-In Clinic)

At our PCR Testing Window, you can walk in and self-pay for PCR testing at $25 per test. If you have symptoms or confirmed exposure, PCR testing can be billed to insurance. Insurance may not cover multiple PCR tests.

  • PCR Testing Window Hours (Spring Semester):

    • Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

    • Friday, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Urgent Care & Appointments

If you come in for an urgent care visit or appointment and have COVID-19 symptoms, you will be tested for COVID-19 during your visit.

Vaccination

COVID-19 vaccines are available by appointment at University Health Services, and at walk-in vaccine clinics held by the Public Health Promotion Center (PHPC) on the lower level of the Campus Center. Call (413) 577-5101 for a vaccine appointment at UHS. For the PHPC vaccine clinic schedule, visit the PHPC website.

We strongly recommend that UMass community members receive the newest COVID-19 vaccine once a year.

Symptoms
  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea
Isolation & Exposure Guidance

UMass Amherst follows the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MA DPH) guidance for when an individual tests positive or exposed to COVID-19. Isolation (positive test) and exposure precautions are important steps to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

If you have any questions, or to report your positive test results for additional public health guidance, please email phpc@umass.edu or call (413) 577-8888 (messages will be returned Monday- Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.).