COVID-19 Testing Information and FAQs

July 28, 2020

Baylor is requiring a negative COVID-19 test of all students coming to campus for the fall semester. We are mailing mandatory COVID-19 test kits to students beginning next week.

To make sure that you receive your test kit on time, you will need to verify your mailing address. The test kits will be mailed to the "Test Kit Address" listed in BearWeb, which will be auto-populated from your Student Home Address. We ask that you please review your Test Kit Address in BearWeb and change your location, if needed. You do not need to make any changes if the address is correct.

You will need to review and update your address by midnight CST on Wednesday, July 29. 

For students who will reside on campus, please enter the best address for you between August 4—August 7.

For off-campus students, please enter the best address for you between August 11—August 14.

Note: Students in the following groups will have a separate testing protocol: Community Leaders, Golden Wave members, Louise Herrington School of Nursing students, student-athletes, and student volunteers who live off-campus.

There is an instructional video with a step-by-step guide on how to change your address at

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