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COVID-19 Testing and Vaccinations


Scheduling your free COVID-19 test

Anyone 5 years and older can get a free COVID-19 test at UW-Whitewater. A rapid antigen test is provided, and a PCR test is administered to anyone who tests positive with the antigen test for added verification. Choose your category below for information on how to sign up.

Additional testing options can be found at dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/testing or by contacting the COVID-19 Hotline at 262-472-1362 or covid19info@uww.edu.

Whitewater campus

Monday and Wednesday, Esker Hall, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday, Esker Hall, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Free parking is available in lot 4, with overflow in lots 18 and 19

  1. Schedule your test in advance (required) at wihealthconnect.com.
  2. Go to the testing location and check in for your scheduled test. Remember to bring your UW-Whitewater HawkCard (required) with you and swipe it at the testing location for records purposes.
  3. You do not have to wait on site for your result. You will receive an email notification when your test result is ready. Log in to your online account at portal.uww.vivi.healthcare to view the result.
  4. If you test positive, contact the COVID-19 Hotline at 262-472-1362 or covid19info@uww.edu. Employees and students living off campus should return home to isolate. Students living on campus can isolate in Clem Hall or choose to go home for their isolation period.

For students who need to see a healthcare provider due to symptoms they are experiencing, UHCS is open, but will not be doing walk-in COVID-19 testing.

  • 8 a.m. to  4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday in Ambrose Health Center

 

Rock County campus

Tuesdays
Lower Level of Allen Hall, Rooms AH16 and AH17
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  1. Schedule your test in advance (required) at wihealthconnect.com.
  2. Go to the testing location and check in for your scheduled test. Remember to bring your UW-Whitewater HawkCard (required) with you and swipe it at the testing location for records purposes.
  3. You do not have to wait on site for your result. You will receive an email notification when your test result is ready. Log in to your online account at portal.uww.vivi.healthcare to view the result.
  4. If you test positive, contact the COVID-19 Hotline at 262-472-1362 or covid19info@uww.edu. Employees and students living off campus should return home to isolate. Students living on campus can isolate in Clem Hall or choose to go home for their isolation period.

Have questions about testing? Contact the COVID-19 hotline at 262-472-1362 or  covid19info@uww.edu.

Whitewater campus

Monday and Wednesday, Esker Hall, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday, Esker Hall, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Free parking is available in lot 4, with overflow in lots 18 and 19

  1. Schedule your test in advance (required) at wihealthconnect.com.
  2. Go to the testing location and check in for your scheduled test. Remember to bring your UW-Whitewater HawkCard (required) with you and swipe it at the testing location for records purposes.
  3. You do not have to wait on site for your result. You will receive an email notification when your test result is ready. Log in to your online account at portal.uww.vivi.healthcare to view the result.
  4. If you test positive, contact the COVID-19 Hotline at 262-472-1362 or covid19info@uww.edu. Employees and students living off campus should return home to isolate. Students living on campus can isolate in Clem Hall or choose to go home for their isolation period.

For students who need to see a healthcare provider due to symptoms they are experiencing, UHCS is open, but will not be doing walk-in COVID-19 testing.

  • 8 a.m. to  4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday in Ambrose Health Center

 

Rock County campus

Tuesdays
Lower Level of Allen Hall, Rooms AH16 and AH17
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  1. Schedule your test in advance (required) at wihealthconnect.com.
  2. Go to the testing location and check in for your scheduled test. Remember to bring your UW-Whitewater HawkCard (required) with you and swipe it at the testing location for records purposes.
  3. You do not have to wait on site for your result. You will receive an email notification when your test result is ready. Log in to your online account at portal.uww.vivi.healthcare to view the result.
  4. If you test positive, contact the COVID-19 Hotline at 262-472-1362 or covid19info@uww.edu. Employees and students living off campus should return home to isolate. Students living on campus can isolate in Clem Hall or choose to go home for their isolation period.

Have questions about testing? Contact the COVID-19 hotline at 262-472-1362 or  covid19info@uww.edu.

Free, fast COVID-19 tests available to anyone 5 years or older

To receive a rapid-results test – available in about 15 minutes – register first at wihealthconnect.com. Those who test positive through the rapid-results test are urged to get a confirmatory PCR test.

Individuals do not have to be experiencing symptoms or be a close contact of someone with COVID-19 to get a test, nor do they need to live in the community where the testing site is located.

Whitewater campus

Monday and Wednesday, Esker Hall, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday, Esker Hall, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Free parking is available in lot 4, with overflow in lots 18 and 19

Rock County campus

Tuesdays
Lower Level of Allen Hall, Rooms AH16 and AH17
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Additional sites

Community members who wish to get tested can also consult the COVID-19 Community Testing Site page on the Wisconsin Department of Health Services website. That page currently lists testing sites across the state, including those in Walworth, Jefferson and Rock counties.

Getting vaccinated for COVID-19

UW System and UW-Whitewater are not mandating vaccinations for students or employees at this time. However, vaccination is strongly encouraged as the best means to protect the health of students, faculty and staff.

Community Engagement Center

The Walworth County Health Department is hosting a free vaccine clinic at the UW-Whitewater Community Engagement Center on Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at least through January 2022. Please note there will be no clinic on Jan. 6. The location is 1260 W. Main St. This is a walk-in clinic. No appointment is necessary.

First, second and booster doses of the Pfizer (for those aged 12 years of age and older), Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are available while supplies last.

Everyone 18 years or older is eligible for a booster dose, if it is at least six months since your second dose of Pfizer or Moderna or two months since your dose of Johnson & Johnson. 

Read more: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/booster-shot.html

Other vaccination options

Visit vaccines.gov to find a location near you, and then select the preferred location for more information, including help in making an appointment.

Students, faculty and staff: please submit a copy of your  Wisconsin immunization record or vaccination card in any of the following ways:

  • Submit it online at https://my.uww.edu/Vaccination/
  • Bring the copy to the COVID-19 office, located in the UW-Whitewater Police Department at Goodhue Hall.
  • Fax it to 262-472-5746.
  • Mail it to UW-Whitewater Police Department, 790 W. Starin Rd. Whitewater, Wisconsin, 53190.

If you begin to feel COVID-19 symptoms, you are expected to have yourself tested to ensure the safety of others and assist in the national evaluation of the vaccine.

Submit your remote status at https://my.uww.edu/vaccination/

It can take up to four working days to update your vaccination record status due to verification process.

If you previously submitted your vaccination card as verification but were denied, please resubmit your card.

If you are unsure if your vaccination record was successfully submitted and accepted, you can visit  https://my.uww.edu/Vaccination/. If successful, your status should read "verified."

If you receive a server error message, please first try emptying your cache and browser history. If you continue to have an issue, please contact the COVID-19 Hotline at 262-472-1362.

About COVID-19 Testing at UW-Whitewater

Questions about testing on campus?

Call the COVID-19 hotline at 262-472-1362 or email covid19info@uww.edu. The COVID-19 Office, which monitors the hotline phone and email, is staffed in person from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. However, you may call or email 24 hours a day, and your message will be returned as soon as practicable.

Doing our part

Testing is made possible due to a partnership with UW System and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.