COVID-19 Testing on campus


Updated November 20, 2020


Western students, staff and faculty are eligible to get COVID-19 test without an appointment at the Western COVID-19 Testing Centre (located in the Western Student Recreation Centre) if they:

  • Have symptoms of COVID-19
  • Have been notified by public health or the COVID Alert app they have been exposed to a confirmed COVID-19 case
  • Have been directed to receive a test by a physician (eg. those undergoing cancer treatment or who require a test as part of pre-operative planning)
  • Are required to take a test after arriving from abroad and completing quarantine
  • Are required to take a test before boarding an international flight

This is in keeping with Middlesex-London Health Unit directives and prioritizes those most in need of a COVID-19 test.

Upcoming Western COVID-19 Testing Centre hours:

  • Saturday, Nov. 21 – 9:00 a.m. to noon. 
  • Monday, Nov. 23 – Friday, Nov. 27 – 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Please access the testing centre using Western Student Recreation Centre’s accessible entrance facing Huron Drive.

Student Health Care Clinic: Symptomatic patients requiring a physician's assessment can book a virtual visit with a doctor. Follow-up examination and testing in person may be scheduled at the doctor's discretion, which may include a COVID-19 test. To book an appointment, please call the Student Health Care Clinic at 519-661-3030.

Questions about testing on campus? Students can contact Student Health Care at 519-661-3030 and employees can contact Workplace Health at Western at 519-661-2047.