How to Test

Know Before You Test

  • Testing is only for community members without symptoms. Do not come to campus if you are sick. Discuss testing options with your healthcare provider.
  • Testing is unsupervised please review the instructions before you test.

Where to Test

  • Test kits are available at:
    • The UMBC police station
    • The Center for Well-Being (during operating hours)
    • The University Center 3rd floor vestibule
    • For residential students only – your community desk.
  • For the quickest results, test before 10am on Monday – Thursday. It may take up to 3 business days for your results to be posted. Tests are processed by an outside medical laboratory.

How to Test

Click Here for Detailed Testing Instructions

After you test

  • Testing results from on-campus tests will be posted to your COVID Compliance Card in your myUMBC profile. It generally take 3 working days to receive your results. Please contact covid19@umbc.edu if you have not received your results after 72 hours
  • If your result is positive, or if you receive a positive result from an off-campus test, please submit this COVID-19 Case Report Form as soon as possible to initiate UMBC’s support protocols. Please also follow up with your primary care provider. If you do not have a primary care provider, please contact Retriever Integrated Health, University Health Services at (410) 455-2542.
  • UMBC is unable to provide official copies of test results for events or travel. Testing is designed for internal use only.

If You Need Help

  • Technical Assistance with downloading the app ﹘ email mgscanner@umbc.edu, call 410-455-3838, or visit https://rt.umbc.edu to enter a help request.
  • General questions ﹘ Email covid19@umbc.edu.