RESOURCES during COVID-19

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 will be required for UVU students starting spring semester 2022. Read the full statement here.

 

More on face coverings

All employees of the university are recommended to wear a face covering while working on campus as a condition of their employment. You do not have to wear a mask while alone in an office.

 

Vaccine and Testing Resources

In an ongoing effort to ensure fall 2021 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. The vaccination clinic currently offers the Moderna vaccine to those over age 18. (We hope to offer the Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines again soon.) Vaccines are available to all students, faculty, and staff (and their immediate family). Booster vaccines are also available to those who meet the standards established by the CDC for immunocompromised individuals. 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 will be 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