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For coronavirus information for the UCLA community, please visit the Ashe Center website and UCLA’s information page.

UCLA Arthur Ashe Student Health & Wellness Center

The Ashe Center provides COVID-19 testing options to meet the needs of various populations living, learning and working on the UCLA main campus.

Bruins: COVID-19 self-test vending machines are in high demand as the Fall quarter begins. Machines are being replenished throughout the day to meet this demand. If you arrive at a vending machine and it is empty, please use the below map to locate another vending machine or a campus distribution center -- distribution centers should remain stocked all day.

Ackerman Grand Ballroom
(Introductory Event)

Ackerman Grand Ballroom
308 Westwood Plaza, 2nd Floor

IN-PERSON TESTING FOR TWO WEEKS
Mon, 9/13 - 10am-4pm
Tues, 9/14 through Wed, 9/29 - 8:30am-4pm

Note: Ackerman Grand Ballroom is a temporary, in-person community screening site designed to introduce students, faculty and staff to self-testing.

COVID-19 Self-Testing Vending Machines Now Available

Information on the new, SwabSeq saliva-based testing process and COVID self-service vending machine directory is now available. Bookmark this website for updates on community screening for the UCLA campus community.

COVID-19 Self-Test Information on Vending Machines, Including Interactive Location Map

IMPORTANT: Vending machines for COVID self-testing are NOT intended for individuals who are symptomatic. Any staff member experiencing COVID symptoms should contact the COVID Call Center before arriving to campus to initiate any COVID testing. Students can log into the Patient Portal to request a COVID test.

Effective 8/31: Community Screening for Unvaccinated Individuals Required, Testing Optional for Vaccinated Bruins

All Faculty, Staff & Students Working, Living or Learning on Campus

  • Effective immediately, unvaccinated individuals working, learning or living on campus or other UCLA property are required to participate in twice weekly testing.
  • Testing for vaccinated asymptomatic individuals who have verified their vaccination status is no longer required, although they are highly encouraged to test at least once per week.

Diagnostic & Antibody Testing

  • The Ashe Center offers COVID-19 diagnostic and antibody testing for registered UCLA students.
  • Diagnostic testing is free to all registered UCLA students, regardless of insurance type.
  • Antibody testing is available to UCLA students, although it is not currently covered by UCSHIP. The cost is $47 that will be charged to the BruinBill account. This bill can be sent to the student’s private insurance company for reimbursement.
  • UCLA registered students: Please contact your Ashe Center primary care provider (PCP) for information on scheduling testing.

Community Screening

The Ashe Center coordinates all community screening for any UCLA faculty, staff and students living, learning and working on the Westwood campus.

Note: Students/staff must complete the daily symptom survey before arriving to campus for community screening. Those who have COVID-19 symptoms or close contact with someone who has COVID-19 should remain at home and call the COVID-19 Call Center at 310-267-3300 (for staff) or The Ashe Center COVID-19 Hotline at 310-206-6217 (for students) for further instructions.

COVID-19 Community Screening Frequently Asked Questions

In-Person Testing Location

Ackerman Grand Ballroom (Two-Week Introductory Event)

Ackerman Grand Ballroom
308 Westwood Plaza, 2nd Floor

IN-PERSON TESTING FOR TWO WEEKS
Mon, 9/13 - 10am-4pm
Tues, 9/14 through Wed, 9/29 - 8:30am-4pm

Note: Ackerman Grand Ballroom is a temporary, in-person community screening site designed to introduce students, faculty and staff to self-testing.

'Learning to Self-test' In-person Community Screening Site at Ackerman Grand Ballroom (9/13/21-9/29/21)

COVID testing has become the new normal. Whether you're required to test weekly, or just encouraged to self-test from time to time, The Ashe Center is hosting a 'learning to self-test' in-person community screening site at Ackerman Grand Ballroom in the Ackerman Union (Floor 2) from September 13-29.

Map of Covel Commons

300 Bradley Hall

300 Bradley Hall
IN-PERSON TESTING
Mon - Fri 8:30am - 3:30pm

300 Bradley Hall is the only remaining in-person testing location available on campus.

*Please contact the Exposure Management Team for questions regarding COVID-19 testing.

Map of Covel Commons

How to Perform a Self-Collected Saliva Test for COVID-19

UCLA Swab-Seq COVID-19 Diagnostic Test Video

Fees

Community screening is free to all current UCLA faculty, staff and students. Patients eligible to be seen are current students and past students of the most previous academic term.

UCSHIP

Currently registered UCLA students

Laboratory Tests

  • COVID Antibody Testing $47
  • COVID PCR - Medically Necessary $0
  • COVID PCR - Not Medically Necessary $0

Waived UCSHIP

Currently registered UCLA students who have waived UCSHIP

Laboratory Tests

  • COVID Antibody Testing $47
  • COVID PCR - Medically Necessary $0
  • COVID PCR - Not Medically Necessary $0

BruinCare

Currently registered UCLA students who have waived UCSHIP and bought BruinCare to get unlimited access to core services during the academic year

Laboratory Tests

  • COVID Antibody Testing $47
  • COVID PCR - Medically Necessary $0
  • COVID PCR - Not Medically Necessary $0

Fee for Service

Students from other UC campuses or UCLA students who are not currently registered, such as during summer session or who were registered in a recent term

Laboratory Tests

  • COVID Antibody Testing $47
  • COVID PCR - Medically Necessary $0
  • COVID PCR - Not Medically Necessary $0