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.

Protect the Pack. A COVID-19 reporting dashboard.

Get the latest information on COVID-19 cases at the University of Nevada, Reno.

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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.

Contact tracing

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.

COVID-19 news from the University

Students wearing face masks walking in front of the fitness center

Why do masks make it so hard to understand each other?

Professor of linguistics Valerie Fridland breaks down the reasons why masked speech is difficult to understand

Timsy Uppal and Bhaskar Vadlamani

COVID-19 rapid test has successful lab results, research moves to next stages

University of Nevada, Reno engineers and virologists team up for novel approach

President Brian Sandoval at a press conference

Fall and spring break mitigation: remote instruction after fall break and spring break schedule adjusted

President Sandoval addresses the Pack regarding COVID-19 challenges and plans for the academic year


Coronavirus resources

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.