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Student Testing COVID-19

If you have symptoms, it is important to be screened for COVID-19. Students should call the Brown-Lupton Health Center to schedule an appointment for testing: 817-257-7940. While waiting for your results, please stay home and away from others. The CDC also recommends you wear a face covering, cover your coughs and sneezes, avoid sharing common household items, wash your hands frequently, and routinely clean high touch surfaces such as tabletops, doorknobs and light switches.

What were the results of your COVID-19 test?

If you were tested at the TCU Health Center, a representative will call you to provide information about self-isolation and connect you to a Care Coordinator. It is vital that you share accurate information to prevent further spread of the virus.

If you were not tested at the Health Center, complete the online self-reporting form or call the TCU COVID-19 Hotline at 817-257-2684 to report your results and speak with a Care Coordinator. The online form is the fastest, preferred method for reporting.

A Care Coordinator will work with you during your quarantine, providing a wide range of support services.

  • Communications with your professors on your absence
  • Logistical support for remote coursework
  • Meal and laundry options for your self-isolation (for students living on-campus only)
  • Mental and physical health resources
  • Contact with Housing & Residence Life or Fraternity & Sorority Life to facilitate isolation for on-campus residents

You will be required to isolate until the following conditions of recovery are met:

  • At least 10 days have passed since symptoms first appeared or 10 days have passed since the positive test result (if asymptomatic)
  • At least 24 hours have passed since last fever without the use of fever-reducing medications
  • Symptoms (e.g., cough, shortness of breath) have improved

If you were exposed and are considered a close contact to a person who tested positive, you should still quarantine for 10 days with a negative test. View the “What to Do if You’ve Been Exposed” guide.

Student Exposure Guide

If you were not exposed and aren’t a close contact to a person who tested positive, you do not need to quarantine.

Please stay home until your current illness passes. Continue to conduct daily health assessments and maintain good hygiene and prevention standards including washing your hands and—if you are unvaccinated—wearing a face covering and practicing physical distancing.