Coronavirus Information

Covid testing

March 25, 2022 — Beginning March 26, the University is pausing its Covid testing program for students, faculty and staff. Free tests may be ordered through the federal government at Employees may not longer order Covid tests through Vault.

Please note: Penn State does not provide COVID-19 testing to the general public.


May 31, 2022 — Masking is currently required in most spaces on campus in accordance with CDC guidelines. Beaver County is currently considered to have high transmission levels of COVID-19. Individuals with with private offices do not need to mask if they are alone in their office. Individuals may remove masks in areas designated for food, such as the Brodhead Bistro, while they are eating or drinking.

Resources Penn State’s main website with links to the latest news and answers to frequently asked questions about the University’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. The site’s resources page also contains links to dedicated resources for students and employees;  information on testing, contact tracing and monitoring for the campus community; classroom and office guidance; and policies on masking and social distancing. This dedicated website for students offers support for remote and in-person learning, resources for academic advising and tutoring, and contact information. Course instructors visiting the site will find information on effective teaching, technology training, webinars and support. 

Additional questions

Whether on campus or working from home, our staff is available to serve students by email and phone. Please see the campus directory for contact information.

If you are a student with health-related questions, please contact campus Nurse Barb Kugel at 724-773-3955 or [email protected].