PCR Testing Information

COVID-19 PCR Testing 

Any student who is ill and needs COVID testing:

  1. The Student Health Center is open Monday through Friday 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. for PCR COVID testing of ill/symptomatic students.  No asymptomatic testing is done at Student Health.
  2. After hours options:
    a.  Testing and clinical evaluation by a provider is available at the Vanderbilt Walk-In Clinics.
    b.  The Student Health on-call triage line can be reached at 615-322-2427
    c.  Any student with emergencies such as difficulty breathing or chest pain should seek care at the Vanderbilt Medical Center Emergency Department.

Vanderbilt University's COVID-19 Command Center manages a campus asymptomatic testing program and coordinates all contact tracing efforts for both asymptomatic and symptomatic COVID positive students.   Please visit the Command Center's website or contact them at 615-322-4357 or commandcenter@vanderbilt.edu if you have questions about asymptomatic testing, exposures, or contact tracing.

COVID-19 Testing Resources in the Nashville Community 
Please visit the Assessment Site page of the Tennessee Department of Health website. You should call in advance to the site that you choose to discuss testing availability, any associated costs, hours, etc.