Testing on and near campus

  • Symptomatic testing is available to all students at Student Health Services by appointment only. 

  • The University continues to provide rapid antigen test kits at several locations on campus -- the Trabant University Center, the Perkins Student Center, the Carpenter Sports Building, Laurel Hall (Student Health Services), Clayton Hall and STAR Tower. To request a test kit, please complete the University’s webform and take the confirmation email to one of the distribution points. Students, faculty and staff are highly encouraged to utilize a rapid antigen test before leaving campus for breaks and before returning. 

  • The U.S. government has reopened its home testing program for COVID-19. Every U.S. household may place orders to receive up to eight free COVID-⁠19 rapid tests that are delivered directly to your home or residence hall. Need help placing an order for your at-⁠home tests? Call 1-800-232-0233 (TTY 1-888-720-7489). 

  • Members of the UD community can acquire at-home rapid antigen tests at multiple retail locations. Also, testing is available locally at the State of Delaware State Service Center (501 Ogletown Road); CVS pharmacy (45 East Main Street); and Rite Aid pharmacy (263 South Main Street and 399 New London Road).

The University is providing FlowFlex  COVID-19 antigen home test kits. Staff and students are permitted to obtain one test kit per week. To request a test kit, complete the webform at this link and take the confirmation email to one of the distribution points.

Distribution points information and hours:




Trabant Student Center

Mon-Sun. 9 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Valid UD ID

Perkins Student Center

Mon-Sun. 9 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Valid UD ID

Carpenter Sports Bldg.

Mon-Thurs  7 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Fri-Sun 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.   

Valid UD ID

Clayton Hall

Tues., Weds, Thurs. 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Valid UD ID

Health Sciences Complex (STAR)

Mon-Fri. 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Valid UD ID


To be issued a test kit, individuals MUST present a valid UD ID and they must provide proof of having received the email confirmation of their order – no exceptions. 

Note: The expiration dates for the FlowFlex test kits being distributed by UD have been extended. 

Info on Flowflex expiration dates

FlowFlex Antigen Home Test Kits – How it Works – 5 Easy Steps:

  1. Order a test kit by completing the webform at this link.
  2. You will receive an email confirmation of your order (be sure to check your junk/spam folder if you do not see this in your inbox). Take the email confirmation to one of the listed distribution points.
  3. Pick up your test kit.
  4. When you are ready to test, follow the instructions inside the test kit.
  5. Once you have completed the test, follow the instructions for reporting your results. These instructions will be contained in the email confirmation you receive when you order your kit. 

Instructional Video for FlowFlex Antigen test:

FlowFlex instructional insert and FAQs: