Policies for students, faculty and staff.
Latest details on vaccinations, masks, social distancing and guidance on handling COVID-19 exposure, symptoms and positive tests.
Faculty and staff
Details on employee guidelines, NSHE updates, remote work policies, and guidance on handling COVID-19 exposure and positive tests.
Review frequently asked questions about instruction and COVID-19, such as working with students who test positive for COVID-19 and more.
Vaccinations, testing, face masks and social distancing.
Regardless of vaccination status, all students, employees, and members of the public must wear masks indoors.
N95 respirators available
The University is distributing N95 respirators to faculty, staff and students through individual schools, colleges and units. OSHA requires anyone receiving an N95 respirator to read the following information on voluntary N95 use during COVID-19.
Free walk-in COVID-19 testing is available for University of Nevada, Reno students, faculty and staff at the Student Health Center via a partnership with Northshore Clinical Labs. Hours are Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
No appointment necessary.
Contact tracing for positive COVID-19 cases will continue, and individuals who have been diagnosed are encouraged to complete our COVID-19 self-reporting form. Daily sign-in sheets for the purpose of contact tracing are no longer required.
COVID-19 vaccine requirements for NSHE employees
The Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents approved an emergency amendment to the NSHE Code [External PDF] that sets forth policies and procedures enacting a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for all NSHE employees, effective Dec. 1.