COVID-19 Updates and Guidance > Resources > COVID-19 Testing
DePaul has contracted with LabCorp to provide current students, faculty and staff with the option for a COVID-19 PCR home test. This option is for
those with symptoms or known exposure to an individual who has tested positive and are having difficulty finding an accessible testing site. If you are having symptoms or have known exposure, it is recommended to first contact your healthcare provider to discuss if and how to get tested.
LabCorp will ship to current DePaul students, faculty and staff residing in the United States. DePaul covers the cost of the kit. Unfortunately, this option can NOT be used by family members or household contacts who are NOT current DePaul students, faculty, or staff. Call DePaul's contact tracing team at 773-325-3300, seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. for information on how to request a test kit.Surveillance testing
DePaul launched a COVID-19 surveillance testing program in winter 2021 with limited groups of students. These students will be contacted through their academic programs with more information on the testing and how to sign up. The university also is working to identify additional groups of students to participate. As more FDA-approved tests become available, DePaul may change our approach to surveillance testing including the frequency or type of test used. For more information, visit
DePaul’s COVID-19 FAQs and the
SHIELD website. Questions or concerns
Have you tested positive for COVID-19, and/or have questions or concerns? If so, please email
DePaulCommunityHealth@depaul.edu or call DePaul's contact tracing team at 773-325-3300, seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.