Mandatory COVID-19 Testing

Students, ​​faculty, and staff who are not fully vaccinated or have submitted a vaccine exemption, are required to complete mandatory, weekly COVID-19 testing. Fully vaccinated means two weeks after the second dose in a two-dose series, or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. 

This mandatory testing (self-collected saliva PCR) is available in the Satellite Student Union at no cost starting Thursday,​​ Aug. 26 during the times listed below. Days and times are subject to change. Test results will be available within 24 - 48 hours. 

Testing Hours 

  • 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Monday 
  • 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. - Tuesday 
  • 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Wednesday
  • 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.  - Thursday
  • 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Friday
  • 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Saturday


Before you arrive, be advised of the following: 

  • No food or drink one hour prior to your test (no water/gum; also, no smoking or chewing)
  • Bring your Fresno State ID card
  • Face coverings are required 
  • Complete the one-time consent form by logging into your student health portal, click on Medical Clearances then choose COVID-19 Testing Consent Form
  • Watch a video on how the test is collected

When you arrive: 

  • Check in at the lobby of the Satellite Student Union
  • Log into the health portal from your cell phone and click on your electronic badge and stay logged in through test check out process 
  • You will receive a tube for your test
  • Provide the saliva to be tested
  • Show your electronic badge, it will be scanned and matched with your test to check out

After your test:

  • You will receive an email notification within 24-48 hours alerting you that your results are available
  • You can log into the health portal to view your results
  • If your test is negative, continue testing weekly as required
  • If your test is positive do not come to campus. Follow the campus reporting protocol by filling out the COVID-19 Reporting Form and Environmental Health & Safety will contact you