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Testing information for SPRING 2022

Updated: Jan. 19, 2022


Spring 2022 testing

Mandatory student testing - for both on and off-campus students - begins on Jan. 18. Locations and hours of testing will be identical to the fall 2021 program.



Voluntary testing:
Employees and students

Updated Jan. 19, 2022

Where can I get a COVID-19 test?

Voluntary testing is available (as capacity allows) for employees and students who are non-symptomatic. 

  • Symptomatic students should visit Schiffert Health Center 
  • Symptomatic employees should contact their local health care provider, VDH, or a local urgent care facility.

Tests can be scheduled through VT Notify for one of the Blacksburg campus testing sites. Testing appointments can also be scheduled at certain pharmacies and urgent care facilities throughout Virginia for employees.

With an appointment, you may walk-in to any of the self-testing locations on the Blacksburg campus during their hours of operation on your appointment date.

Testing locations on the Blacksburg campus:

  • Perry Street Parking Garage - Hokie Bike Hub (within Alternative Transportation Department - 1st floor): Monday - Friday, 9 am. - 3 p.m.
  • Squires Student Center - Room 147: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.; Tuesday: 6 -9 p.m.; Sun., 9:30 a.m. -12 p.m.
  • Sterrett Facilities Complex: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. -3 p.m.; Monday and Wednesday, 6 - 8 a.m.

Please note, because of ongoing construction on the Blacksburg campus, refer to the Campus Closures Map and Google or Waze for the latest road interruptions to plan your route.

If you need to reschedule your appointment, log back into VTNotify to cancel and reschedule your appointment date.

You must bring your Hokie Passport to your appointment to check-in. 

Testing in greater Washington, D.C. metro area:

  • For more information on testing in the greater Washington, D.C., metro area, read this notice.

Who do I contact if I have questions?

  • For medical questions only, please contact Schiffert Health Center at 540-231-6444.  
  • For any non-medical questions or questions about the fall semester, the Dean of Students office is available to help students at 540-231-3787.  
  • For international students, please refer to communications from Cranwell International Center for additional details and information. Call the center at 540-231-6527 or email at 
  • Graduate students can contact the Virginia Tech Graduate School at 540-231-6691.
  • Employees can visit this page or should contact their manager, HR partner, or Human Resources at hrservicecenter@vt.edu or 540-231-9331.

More information will be added to this page as it becomes available.