The UW is changing COVID-19 policies after the end of spring quarter. Learn more.
Masks remain recommended in facilities where they aren't otherwise required.
Students in a nursing simulation class spread out around the classroom to follow physical distancing guidelinesLiving and working during the pandemic poses new challenges. These resources for staff, instructors and academic personnel will help make your experience safe and productive whether you’re working in person or remotely.

Coronavirus FAQs for UW personnel

Addressing topics including what to do if you get sick and the pandemic’s impacts on the UW’s operations, these FAQs cover a range of issues related to the novel coronavirus:

Husky Coronavirus Testing

Husky Coronavirus Testing is a research study that provides free testing for members of the UW community. Participation is voluntary.

On-site work and telework resources

UWHR has created resources for personnel returning to on-site work and for those who will continue in hybrid or remote telework.

COVID-19 safety training

This safety training on the prevention of COVID-19 is required for all UW personnel prior to returning to in-person work.

Get vaccinated

Find locations to get vaccinated near any of the UW’s campuses, including through UW Medicine.

Teaching resources

The Center for Teaching and Learning offers resources on topics including preparing for autumn quarter 2021 and UW-IT has a guide for ensuring online courses are available to students studying outside the United States.

Support for caregivers

UW HR has compiled resources to support personnel as they care for children and adults.

Learning spaces guidelines

These guidelines provide information on COVID-19 prevention in learning environments, including roles and responsibilities for cleaning.

Building readiness guidelines

UW Facilities has developed guidelines that provide an overview of how buildings on the Seattle campus are prepared and cleaned.

Personal protective equipment

UW Environmental Health & Safety summarizes types of personal protective equipment (pdf), from face coverings to respirators. Face coverings are also available for purchase.

Signage, posters and graphics

A number of signs, posters and digital graphics are available from Creative Communications for use in work spaces. Downloadable versions are also available.