We created resources to help our faculty and staff understand best practices and guidelines to ensure a safe work environment for everyone. We continue to follow guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state and local health departments. If you are in doubt about a situation or how to proceed, please reach out to Human Resources at (801) 863-8207.

Vaccine Booster

Vaccine booster doses are being offered for all UVU students, faculty, staff, and their family members 18 years of age or older at UVU's COVID-19 vaccine clinic.

Sign up for a vaccination appointment

What you need to know

  • We are a mask-recommended university. Face coverings over the nose and mouth are recommended in all campus buildings.
  • We need you to take care of yourself and stay mindful of the symptoms of COVID-19. The symptoms include fever or chills, loss of taste or smell, nausea, and a sore throat. For convenience, we provided a self-assessment checklist.
  • If you tested positive for COVID-19, have been exposed to COVID-19, or have other respiratory-illness-related symptoms, we ask you to fill out this form. This information will help us keep others safe.
  • If you have been ill and are ready to return to work on campus, we need you to complete our Return to Work after Illness or Exposure Form.  
  • As announced on August 30, 2021, COVID-19 vaccination is required for UVU students starting spring semester 2022. Read the full statement here.


More on face coverings

All employees and students of the university are recommended to wear a face covering while on campus.  You do not need to wear a mask if you are in an office or area alone.  There are several locations where you can pick up a free mask if needed:

  • Campus Connection
  • Student Wellness offices (2nd floor of SLWC bldg.)
  • HR office
  • Dean of Students offices

Masks are available in the bookstore for purchase.


Vaccine and Testing Resources

In an ongoing effort to ensure spring 2022 is healthy, safe, and successful, free COVID-19 testing and vaccination continue. The tests provided are non-invasive and offer rapid results — however, they are not a PCA test that is often needed for travel or medical procedures. Moderna, Pfizer, and J&J vaccines are available to all students, faculty, and staff (and their immediate family). Booster vaccines are also available. No proof is required.

The location for both testing and vaccinations has changed. It is now located on the second floor of the Sorensen Student Center, above the ballroom and across from Student Health Services. Students, faculty, and staff can make an appointment.

  • Monday–Friday: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Open late on Wednesdays: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Students experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 are encouraged to get a test. Drive-thru testing for symptomatic students is located in lot L10, north of the Wolverine Services Center, between 9 a.m. and noon, Monday through Friday.
  • Call (801) 863-4913 with questions.

As announced on August 30, 2021, COVID-19 vaccination is required for UVU students starting spring semester 2022. Read the full statement here.

For more information about UVU’s COVID testing and vaccinations, visit our testing website. For more information about the COVID vaccines, visit the CDC website or view the following video:

How to protect your health

You can decrease your chances of contracting coronavirus by following these protective measures:

  • Avoid shaking hands. Use an elbow bump instead.
  • Avoid touching your face.
  • Wash your hands frequently with antibacterial soap for 10-20 seconds.
  • Use a hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol content when you have been in contact with other people.
  • Use disinfectant wipes at stores where available. Wipe the handles of grocery carts.
  • Get an appropriate amount of sleep.
  • Drink plenty of fluids.
  • Eat healthy food.
  • Stay home if you become ill (fever, cough, and body aches).
  • Cough or sneeze into a disposable tissue and discard it, or cough or sneeze against your arm (not into your hands) if you don’t have a tissue.
  • Seek medical treatment if necessary.

If you become sick: 

10 things you can do to manage your COVID-19 symptoms at home

COVID-19: Quarantine vs. Isolation