If you are experiencing symptoms consistent with COVID-19, developed symptoms after a recent exposure to someone with COVID-19, or have tested positive for COVID-19, start isolation immediately. Then, contact the Exposure Management Team (EMT), who will help you determine the need for testing, treatment, isolation, and/or quarantine.

If you are experiencing symptoms:

Students who develop symptoms including fever, cough, or shortness of breath should take a COVID-19 test and isolate while awaiting test results. If you tested negative, but continue to experience symptoms, contact your primary care provider or set up an appointment through the COLD/Flu Fast Track in the Patient Portal.

More Info and Exposure Management FAQs

If you tested positive:

  • Students who test positive for COVID-19 must isolate
    immediately and contact the Exposure Management Team via email at exposuremanagementteam@ashe.ucla.edu or by phone at (310) 206-6217 for further guidance, including
    receiving isolation instructions, academic support letters,
    and the earliest date you can return to campus safely.
  • A member of our staff will contact you within 1 business day to collect information about your symptoms, test date, and close contacts.
    Note: We can only provide general information to parents and families. Students with COVID-19 concerns must call directly to discuss their protected health information.

Contact Exposure Management Team

EMT Hours of Operation

Mon - Fri: 8am - 4:30pm
Closed Weekends & University Holidays

Info for Close Contacts

If you are a close contact:

  • Students who have been identified as a close contact of someone with COVID-19 do not need to isolate if asymptomatic, regardless of vaccination status. Students who develop symptoms after an exposure to COVID-19, should take a COVID-19 test and isolate while awaiting test results.
  • It is also strongly recommended for any student identified as a close contact get tested, wear a mask, and monitor your health for any newly developed symptoms.

Local COVID-19 Testing Locations

COVID-19 Testing Options at UCLA


    Ashe Center

    Map of Ashe Center


    See The Ashe Center centralized Fees page for a list of fees associated with COVID-19, including:

    • COVID Antibody Testing
    • COVID PCR Testing
    • COVID ONLY Rapid Antigen POCT
    • Flu & COVID Combined Rapid POCT

    COVID Fees at The Ashe Center