Pre-arrival testing is an important part of our multilayered strategy to reduce the risk and possible spread of COVID-19 in our campus community and our residential communities.
U-M is partnering with Quest Diagnostics to provide students moving into U-M Housing for Winter Term with a nasal swab testing kit to be completed before their arrival on campus. Pre-arrival testing is also being offered to those living in off campus congregate living environments (Fraternity and Sorority Life and Co-Ops). Eligible students have been emailed information, including how to register and request the test as well as instructions and key dates for administering their testing kit.
Students arriving from international destinations or military addresses, or who have failed to produce a negative test result prior to move-in into U-M Housing, will be required to be tested upon their arrival. Makeup testing will be available through University Health Service, and students will be required to stay in U-M quarantine housing while awaiting test results.
All undergraduate students moving into U-M Housing for winter also are required to get the flu vaccine. At check-in you will be asked by housing staff if you have received the vaccine, but will not be required to provide documentation. You have the option to submit your vaccine documentation to UHS and can submit this information to UHS-ROIRequest@med.umich.edu with your (1) full name, (2) UMID, (3) date of birth and (4) copy of the flu vaccine.
In addition, all U-M students are expected to practice enhanced social distancing for 14 days before arriving on campus or back to the Ann Arbor area. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has provided the following guidelines for returning to campus safely.