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Updated August 19, 2021

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This page is designed to keep our UH Mānoa community informed about the COVID-19 pandemic. Find links to the different categories in the sidebar navigation.


COVID-19 Testing & Vaccination Locations and LumiSight UH

  • Testing: Beginning Monday, August 23, unvaccinated students and employees, and those not fully vaccinated (two weeks after final dose), are required to provide weekly proof of a negative COVID-19 test from a UH-recognized testing facility to be on a UH campus or property. A PCR test is required (antigen tests are not accepted) if you are not vaccinated and it must be taken within 7 days of when you need to be on campus. For the fall 2021 semester, Clinical Labs of Hawaiʻi (CLH) has been contracted to provide FREE PCR tests at 24 locations across the state. Make an appointment with CLH.
    For other state-approved testing locations go to https://hawaiicovid19.com/ and click on “testing.” Testing at sites other than the 24 CLH locations are not free.
  • Vaccinations: Use the CDC Vaccine Finder to find COVID-19 vaccines at a pharmacy or retail location in your neighborhood, or text your ZIP code to 438829. For more information about the COVID-19 vaccine in Hawaiʻi visit the Department of Health (DOH) COVID-19 site.
  • LumiSight UH: Anyone who plans to be on campus physically is required to use and complete the daily UH health check-in with the LumiSight UH mobile app (Android or iOS) and/or web browser that will include a brief questionnaire on COVID-19 symptoms and possible exposure. Proof of vaccination or weekly testing must also be uploaded to Lumisight UH before a “You may report to campus” status will show.

Leadership Messages

August 19, 2021: COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Policy

August 19, 2021: Updated COVID-19 guidelines for fall 2021 semester

August 13, 2021: Employee vaccine mandate, weekly COVID-19 testing from August 23

August 9, 2021: UH student survey seeks systemwide vaccination rate

August 5, 2021: UH provides employee vaccination, testing guidance

August 5, 2021: Telework expectations and out-of-state employment

Archived messages.


Financial and Additional Support Resources for Students

Student fees information for the fall 2021 semester.

The Mānoa CARES program accepts applications by semester. The CARES Fall 2021 application is open until September 14, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. Information about the fall program is also available.

The current University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Federal CARES compliance statement is available.

Additional Community Support Services, Resources and Information

Video on COVID-19 Vaccines

Please watch this comprehensive video on the Hawaiʻi Pacific Health website about COVID-19 vaccines, “What You Need To Know About The COVID-19 Vaccine Program.”

Further Questions

Email us at covid19@hawaii.edu.

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