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Testing

If you are an individual that requires participation in the rapid antigen testing to access campus, you are required to have a negative test result within 72 hours before accessing campus.

Those coming to campus every day will require a test twice per week. Effective Monday, January 24, the on-campus COVID-19 Testing Centre is now located in the Katzman Lounge of Vanier Hall. Currently, testing is only available for essential staff required to be on-campus, students in residence and individuals who meet one of the following criteria as per the vaccination policy criteria, noted below.

Visit uwindsor.ca/covidtest to book an appointment.

Testing hours are as follows:
Monday, Thursday and Friday: 8-11 a.m., 12-4 p.m., 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Tuesday and Wednesday: 8-11 a.m., 12-4 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Testing should only take approximately 30 minutes to complete, but please plan for up to a 60-minute wait time should a delay occur.

The testing clinic is available only to faculty, staff and students who meet one of the following criteria. You must be:

  • partially vaccinated in accordance with the vaccination policy;
  • unvaccinated with an approved exemption in accordance with the vaccination policy; or
  • unvaccinated awaiting an exemption determination in accordance with the vaccination policy.

If you receive a negative test result, you will be provided with a confirmation code to enter into your Safe Lancer App COVID-19 Daily Self-Assessment to access campus.

If you receive a positive test result, Health and Safety staff onsite will assist you with next steps and you will not be permitted to access campus.


To access campus you must:
  • be fully vaccinated
  • be partially vaccinated (as per the policy definition) and participating in the rapid antigen testing program
  • have an approved exemption in accordance with the vaccination policy to participate in the rapid antigen testing program
  • have submitted an exemption request in accordance with the vaccination policy and are awaiting a determination of their request and participating in the rapid antigen testing program
For those who are not in the above categories, rapid antigen testing is no longer an option to attend campus. Testing will be reserved for those who are partially vaccinated (as defined above), those who have received their exemption accommodation, or those who have submitted an exemption request and are awaiting a determination.