COVID -19 Updates

The CDC has provided additional guidance for COVID-19 vaccination schedules based on age and medical condition.

Clinic Updates

COVID Screening Check

UC Riverside students are required to fill out the COVID Screening Check to report:

  • A positive COVID-19 test result
  • Covid-19 symptoms (allergies and asthma are not considered COVID-19 symptoms for this report)
  • Exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19 (exposed is defined as close contact with a known person for more than 15 minutes in a 24 hour period)
  • Visit to report

How to Submit Your Bivalent COVID-19 Booster or Exemption

Covid-19 Primary Series Exemption Forms

COVID-19 Primary Exemptions

Students may request and submit a medical exemption, disability exception, pregnancy deferment, or religious exception for the COVID-19 primary series vaccines by visiting your patient portal and submitting the correct forms. Exemption forms must be submitted in the the Upload/Download Forms section of the Patient Portal.

Resources and Contact Information


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Visit the CDC website for the latest COVID-19 fact sheets and guidance from the federal government, as well as access to vaccine and testing resources.


Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Contact CAPS for confidential mental health services, including virtual individual, couples', and group therapy sessions.

Phone: (951) 827-5531
Fax: (951) 827-2015

Riverside University System Public Health

Visit the public health website for the latest COVID-19 news from Riverside County and for access to testing and vaccine resources.


The Well

Reach out to The Well to request a COVID-19 wellness kit.

Instagram: @thewellucr

Wearing a mask is required when visiting Student Heath Services
All visitors, employees, and students must wear a face mask at SHS — even if fully vaccinated

Masks are still required in specific work areas, such as those working indoor childcare, youth settings, health care facilities, or while using public transit.

Masks must be made of tightly woven fabric or nonwoven materials of at least two layers

Must cover nose and mouth