The COVID-19 vaccines available in the U.S. are safe and effective. COVID-19 vaccination is not required, but it is strongly encouraged in order to keep our campus safe, prevent the spread of COVID-19, and reduce the severity of the affects in those who contract COVID-19. It's simple and easy to get vaccinated and there are multiple vaccine locations near you. Learn more.
Contact Tracing Process
Once the results of a COVID-19 test are confirmed positive, contact investigation will be initiated by Campus Health Services (Campus Health) in partnership with public health officials. Once contacts have been identified, Campus Health will notify anyone who may have been exposed.
Read more about the university's COVID-19 Mitigation procedures and take a look at Campus Health's Response Procedures for a step-by-step reference on how Campus Health conducts investigation.
As part of UofL's preparation for the virus's potential effects on students, faculty and staff, university officials are closely monitoring the spread of COVID-19 on campus and in the community. Read the list of key scenarios that could require a quick response and what those potential responses by the university might be.