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Coronavirus advice and support

Find information on coronavirus, for both current and prospective UCL Accommodation residents, and links to further information, FAQs, resources and support.

Thank you for your continued patience and understanding during this difficult and unsettling time as we work to support our residents, colleagues and prospective residents. These pages are updated regularly, but please check the UK Government website for the latest official advice. 


Last updated on Monday 11 April 2022. 

As of Friday 1 April 2022, the UK Government guidelines in England have changed. These include the following: 

  1. If you have symptoms or have tested positive for COVID-19, you are advised to try to stay at home and avoid contact with other people. Further guidance can be found here
  2. Free testing for coronavirus from the NHS has ended for most people. If you still want to get tested and you're not eligible for a free NHS test, you must pay for a COVID-19 test yourself. You can buy a COVID-19 test from some pharmacies and retailers, in person or online.

Safety measures at UCL 

  • Students and staff are expected to continue wearing face coverings in teaching settings and are strongly advised to continue to wear a face covering in crowded and enclosed spaces unless exempt. 
  • If you feel unwell, you must not come to campus. If you have COVID-19 symptoms, you are advised to try to stay at home and avoid contact with other people.
  • If you have tested positive for COVID-19, report your status through UCL Connect to Protect

Living in Halls

Self Catered UCL Accommodation

At UCL we are committed to providing safe accommodation. Read our guide to living in UCL Halls during Coronavirus.

Coronavirus FAQs

 Keep your Distance and Cover your face signs on the floor on UCL campus

Here you will find our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding your stay at UCL Accommodation during coronavirus.

Moving during Coronavirus

Early Arrivals

How students move into and out of UCL Accommodation has changed due to the pandemic. Please read this page carefully.

UCL Coronavirus Information

UCL Portico

Here you can find the answers to frequently asked questions, and links to further information, resources and support.

Student support and wellbeing

Student support and wellbeing

UCL's team of expert wellbeing, disability and mental health staff provide a safe, confidential and non-judgemental space.

Report a case of coronavirus

If you test positive for coronavirus, please log your status with the UCL Connect to Protect tool. This will inform us of your situation so we can give clear instructions, advice and support throughout the process.

Report a potential case

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