I’m a student. Can I receive walk-up testing on campus?
Penn State is offering on-demand, asymptomatic COVID-19 testing for students at University Park who wish to be tested.
For students at University Park who are asymptomatic of COVID-19 but want to be tested because of possible virus exposure or other reasons, walk-up testing is available from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily on the main concourse of Pegula Ice Arena as of Oct. 9. Registration is not required, but students will need to bring their Penn State ID and smartphone and refrain from eating, drinking, chewing or smoking 30 minutes before arriving for their tests. Testing is free. This walk-up testing is voluntary and does not replace mandatory surveillance testing. Individuals who visit Pegula Ice Arena for walk-up testing must enter through Gate A – the main entry at the corner of Curtin Road and University Drive.
University Park students who are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms should not visit the walk-up site and instead seek testing at University Health Services by scheduling an appointment online through myUHS or by calling UHS at 814-863-0774.
At the Commonwealth Campuses, if a student has COVID-19 symptoms or is concerned about possible virus exposure, they should contact their on-campus health center or the 24/7 nurse advice line at 814-863-4463. There is currently no walk-up testing at any of the Commonwealth Campuses on a regular basis, but the University continues to monitor campus and community conditions and may add this testing process at a future date.