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COVID-19 Testing

Everyone, regardless of vaccination status, is encouraged to be tested for COVID-19 each week for the first two weeks of the semester. 

The Bovee University Center testing site is open 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. Schedule your test through the CMICH Health Screen app.

If you traveled internationally over the break, it is recommended you also be tested at least three times during the week of your return. Find and schedule your test on the Michigan.gov COVID-19 testing site or schedule an on-campus test through the CMICH Health Screen app.

Students, faculty and staff who are unvaccinated or do not wish to complete the voluntary vaccine attestation must be tested weekly, but anyone, regardless of vaccination status, may be tested on campus at any time. Free testing is available throughout the week in the Bovee University Center — review the following steps to schedule a test.
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How to Complete Weekly Testing

Complete your weekly testing in three steps:

  1. Register and schedule your test.
  2. Complete COVID test at your scheduled time.
  3. Upload a copy of your results.

Step 1: Register and Schedule Your Weekly COVID-19 Test

  1. Open Helix Diagnostics Form.
  2. Complete personal information: cmich email, today’s date for informed consent, name, date of birth, current address and if you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms or have been hospitalized with COVID-19.
  3. At the end of the registration form, open the scheduler link to set your testing appointment. Tests are offered 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday in five-minute intervals. All testing will take place in the Bovee University Center Terrace Rooms.
  4. Confirm your name, email and global ID, and select a day and time that’s convenient for you.
  5. Select “Book” to confirm your testing appointment.
  6. Select “Submit” to complete your Helix registration.
Great work: You’ve successfully scheduled your COVID-19 test! Your appointment will automatically be added to your Outlook calendar. You also will receive a confirmation email with your appointment details.

Step 2: Go and Complete Your COVID-19 Test

  1. Visit the Bovee University Center Terrace Rooms at least five minutes prior to your scheduled test.
  2. Following your test, you will receive a card with instructions for accessing your test results. If you would like to be notified when your results are ready, opt in for text notifications.
Don’t forget to submit your results via the CMU COVID-19 Health Screen website or smartphone app.

Step 3: Review results; schedule next test

Your test results will be available within three days and will be uploaded automatically. To be notified when your results are ready, opt into text alerts.

Two days before your next test results are due, you will receive a reminder within the CMU COVID-19 Health Screen website or smartphone app to schedule your next test. Don’t forget to submit your daily health screening questions.

Frequently Asked Questions

You can cancel or reschedule a test using the “Change your appointment” link at the bottom of your confirmation email. Select “New Booking” to create a new appointment.

Results will be available within three days. To receive a notification when your results are ready, opt-in for text alerts.

Tests can be scheduled up to two weeks in advance.

You’re welcome to use any testing location or provider for a PRC or antigen test. Home tests are not acceptable. Students, faculty and staff tested at other locations are responsible for any costs and for uploading their results via the CMU COVID-19 Health Screen website or smartphone app.

Self-report a positive COVID-19 test

If you visit another health care provider, health department or pharmacy, or take a home test if in quarantine or isolation, and test positive for COVID-19, please report the test through the CMU COVID-19 Health Screen app, call the COVID-19 Tracking Team at 989-774-7136 or email covidtracking@cmich.edu immediately.

Your medical information is confidential. CMU Health will not share your diagnosis with others. Self-reporting helps university health care professionals conduct contact tracing and provide resources and support you may need for working, learning and living in our campus community.

 

If you receive a PCR test on campus in the Bovee University Center or Foust, your test results will be automatically uploaded.

Please visit the Health & Wellness page for information on what to do if you test positive for COVID-19. If you have other questions, please contact your health care provider or call CMU Health at 989-774-6599.

COVID-19 Positive Case Reporting

CMU shares data about positive cases on campus on our COVID-19 Dashboard, which is updated frequently.