Updated: October 04, 2020 at 12:10PM

Diagnostic Testing

Diagnostic Testing involves testing those who are showing symptoms of COVID-19 or who have been exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.

Diagnostic Testing is available at the University Testing Center via Gate 3 of the Joyce Center North Dome, by appointment only.

Students should first complete a telehealth screening through University Health Services (UHS), while faculty and staff may utilize telehealth services through the Notre Dame Wellness Center or their primary care provider. UHS or the Wellness Center will then schedule your appointment at the University Testing Center. Local physicians may also refer eligible faculty and staff to the Testing Center with a test order.

Phone Numbers

University Health Services (Students)


Notre Dame Wellness Center COVID Line (Faculty & Staff)


Students living on campus who have been scheduled for a diagnostic test are encouraged to pack and bring a kit which includes toiletries, clothing, course materials, your computer/tablet, mobile phone and accessories (chargers, network cables, earbuds, headphones, etc.). The turnaround time for PCR tests (the gold standard in COVID-19 testing) is 1-2 days.

Patients using their local health care provider (if it’s not UHS or the Wellness Center) will need to provide consent to share results with the University (e.g., UHS, Wellness) to administer and process a test.