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COVID-19 Screening Program

The University's non-invasive, saliva-based screening program is available to members of the campus community experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, known COVID-19 exposure, or related to COVID-19 travel requirements. 

Self-service COVID-19 testing kits are available for individuals experiencing COVID-like symptoms, for individuals exposed to COVID-19, or for individuals needing COVID-19 testing for travel requirements. 

Individuals NOT experiencing COVID symptoms can also get screened in person on the Pocatello campus. In-person screening is located on the 2nd Floor of the University Health Center. Please use the north side entry. In-person screening is available Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

In-person screening is not available at this time at the Meridian and Idaho Falls campuses.

For more information about the University's screening program, call (208) 282-5000.

If you have symptoms of COVID-19, please call the University Health Center at (208) 282-2330 AND fill out the online self-report form.

Idaho State's COVID-19 Hotline: (208) 282-2705


Screenings are non-invasive and saliva-based

Please do not eat or drink 1-hour prior to giving a sample.

Please also do not use tobacco products, eats mints, or chew gum 1-hour prior to giving a sample.


University Health Center

Use the 2nd floor entry on the north side of the building for in person screening

Drop-off for self-screening 24/7

In-person screening 10 a.m to 2 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays

Drop-off samples will be FedExed at 2pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday. No samples will be FedExed Friday, Saturday, Sunday and holidays.

Results will be emailed to your ISU health portal within 28 - 48 hours

Please phone University Health (208) 282-2330 or Screening Site (208) 282-5000 with questions regarding your results.


Room 602D

Monday - Friday

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Room 602D

Covid kits are available at the front desk in the clinic area.
Samples are Fedexed on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Idaho Falls

Student Services (Room 202)
Bennion Student Union

Monday - Wednesday

8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Self-service COVID-19 Testing Kits are available Mondays through Wednesdays after 4 p.m. near the southeast corner of the Bennion Student Union.

No appointment necessary