The University is carefully and regularly monitoring health conditions at the University, in Nevada, and across the country. After consultation with the Washoe County Health District and with their full support, we must continue to adapt to changing conditions. The University will move to remote learning effective Monday, Nov. 30, and students living in residence halls are asked not to return to campus after Fall Break (traditionally called Thanksgiving weekend). Read the full message from President Sandoval.
Guidance for suspected or positive COVID-19 cases
Students and employees
The following must be followed in the event of COVID-19 symptoms, exposure or a positive test.
Supervisors and faculty
The following information is intended to assist decision-makers when approached by a student or employee regarding suspected or confirmed COVID-19 cases.
The Washoe County Health District (WCHD) is the designated agency reponsible for contact tracing. Learn more how the Student Health Center works with the WCHD and how contact tracing works.
Policies, plans and procedures
The student experience
Being back on campus is a shared responsibility. Get the latest information in order to help promote the health and safety of all members of the Pack.
COVID-19 news from the University
Professor of linguistics Valerie Fridland breaks down the reasons why masked speech is difficult to understand
University of Nevada, Reno engineers and virologists team up for novel approach
President Sandoval addresses the Pack regarding COVID-19 challenges and plans for the academic year
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Learn more about coronavirus symptoms, seeking medical attention and recommendations from the CDC.
Washoe County Health District
Get insights and recommendations regarding coronavirus from the Washoe County Health District.
Regional Information Center
Get the latest information on COVID-19 cases in Washoe County, local resources and information from the Reno-Sparks-Washoe County Regional Information Center.
Student Health Center
The Student Health Center (SHC) at the University of Nevada, Reno provides high quality medical care to the student community. Telemedicine and some in-person (limited) appointments are available.