Get a COVID-19 Test On Campus
Free, walk-up testing is available on campus from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday for students, faculty and staff.
A small tent is set up in the green space near the UL Lafayette Student Union and Cypress Lake Plaza, near the intersection of Hebrard Boulevard and Boucher Street.
No ID is needed for testing, but registration is required.
Pre-registration is encouraged and can be completed at www.DoINeedaCOVID19test.com. Under test locations, click “Louisiana” then University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
You will be allowed to register at the site, but expect longer wait times.
You must provide a phone number and email address when you get tested
As in all places on campus, masks are required at the testing site. Signs will mark where visitors to the testing tent should stand to ensure social distancing.
Those being tested will perform nasal swabs on themselves. The process will be observed to ensure it is done correctly. Sealed samples will be dropped in a container.
Results will be emailed, and posted online at www.DoINeedaCOVID19test.com.
It is expected to take three to five days to get test results.
People who test positive will also be contacted by phone. There is no phone number to call for results.
For more information, contact the LDH Region 4 Office of Public Health at (337) 262-5311.
Information for Students
Symptomatic students are reminded to complete the COVID-19 Isolation and Quarantine Form when told to quarantine or isolate because of exposure to COVID-19, or if they are presumed positive because of symptoms and testing.
Information for Employees
Employees who visit the testing site must complete the Daily Self-Check questionnaire before they arrive on campus. Health care personnel, and faculty and staff members who work in a health care setting, must complete the HCP self-check questionnaire before they arrive on campus.
People experiencing COVID-19 symptoms or who are under quarantine will be permitted to visit campus for testing purposes only. Quarantined or symptomatic student residents will be required to return to their assigned housing immediately after testing. All others under quarantine or experiencing symptoms will be required to leave campus immediately after testing.