COVID-19 Testing

Cal State East Bay will be conducting COVID-19 testing on the Hayward campus. Testing will be available on a drop-in basis during the posted hours. Registration is required. It is preferred that you test for COVID-19 on campus to facilitate reporting and tracking.

Hours of Operation (through Sept. 30, 2021)

Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Testing Location

The COVID-19 test site will be in front of the University Student Health Center. See the campus map if you need directions.

Test Registration Steps

  1. To save time, complete a one-time online registration
  2. Click "register as a new patient"
  3. Enter ONE of the respective codes below under “Office Location Code.”
    • EBHousing: For students who live in student housing (including athletes who live in housing)
    • EBAthletics: For students who are athletes but do not live in housing
    • EBStudents: For general student population
    • EBEmployees: For all employees
  4. Read, acknowledge, and sign consent form and authorization to release testing results to Cal State East Bay. 
  5. Follow instructions onscreen and fill out ALL requested/required information.
  6. Make sure contact information (email and phone number) is correct because results will be sent to both.
  7. Remember to bring your ID (Driver License or Cal State East Bay ID) on day of testing for ID verification.
  8. Currently, there is no out-of-pocket cost to you for COVID-19 testing. If you don't have health coverage or there is out-of-pocket cost, the university will cover associated costs.
Technical problems? Email the address (support@simplehealthkit.com) provided on the registration page or ask one of the testing staff on testing day.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you are tested off campus, please email a scanned copy of your test results to Student Health and Counseling Services at shcs@csueastbay.edu for processing.  Your document must include your full name, date of birth, collection site, date of sample take, date of test read, and test results. If you receive a positive COVID-19 result, DO NOT COME TO CAMPUS and contact Student Health and Counseling Services at (510) 885-3735 during business hours. Refer to the Student Health and Counseling Services website for more information.

Students, faculty and staff will be required to take a COVID-19 test weekly if they will be physically accessing any campus-owned facilty or program but have not uploaded proof of vaccination in MyCSUEB (stuents) or MyHR (employees) for any reason, including the following: 

  • The individual reported a valid medical or religious exemption.
  • The individual is in the process of getting vaccinated but has not completed the vaccination series.   
  • The individual has not logged on to MyCSUEB or MyHR to complete the certification of vaccination. 

All students, faculty and staff must upload proof of vaccination or claim a valid medical or religious exemption by September 15, 2021 in order to access any CSU campus, property, or facility and/or to participate in any in-person program or activity (whether on- or off-campus).

Weekly until you provide valid proof of vaccination.

It is preferred that you test for COVID-19 on campus to facilitate reporting and tracking.

If you are tested off campus, please provide a scanned copy of your results to Student Health and Counseling Services at shcs@csueastbay.edu for processing. If you receive a positive COVID-19 result, DO NOT COME TO CAMPUS and contact Student Health and Counseling Services at (510) 885-3735 during business hours. You may refer to the COVID-19 website for more information.

Yes. You will be required to take a COVID-19 test weekly until you complete your  vaccination series and the 14 day waiting period and are able to provide a valid certification of your vaccination status.

No, there is no cost for students to take the test on campus. You will be asked to provide your health insurance information, but no student will be charged directly for COVID-19 testing, whether the student has health insurance or not. Moreover, no co-pay will be required for students who provide insurance information.