Information for UCL students

Information, advice and support for UCL students around coronavirus including staying safe on campus, reporting potential coronavirus cases and FAQs about key topics including teaching, assessment, research, libraries, IT, events and travel.

Visit the Government and NHS websites and download the NHS COVID-19 App for the most up to date information about what to do if you feel unwell and what you can do to avoid spreading the virus.

Recent updates

Book your free COVID-19 test if you're on campus

Remember, you must stay at home and use the UCL Connect to Protect reporting tool if: you think you may have coronavirus; you have tested positive for the virus; you are waiting for the results of a coronavirus test or you need to self-isolate.

Report COVID-19 symptoms or positive test results

Safety for students on campus

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Key information and support

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Which coronavirus test is right for you?

Find out more about the different types of coronavirus tests and how to request the one you need.

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Symptom-free testing in Term Two

Find out how to get tested for coronavirus if you don’t have symptoms as part of the national testing programme for universities.

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Testing, reporting and managing potential cases at UCL

Find out what to do if you are unwell, think you mght have coronavirus or need to self-isolate, find out how to get a test at UCL and see our plans for if there is an outbreak of coronavirus at UCL

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FAQs for students

Answers to frequently asked questions about key topics including: teaching, assessment and research; Libraries and IT; and Travel.

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Keeping safe on campus

Find information about the measures we’re putting in place and what you can do to help keep everyone safe including: face covering policy, social distancing guidelines, getting to and around campus and support fo disabled students

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Students in self-isolation

Students will have to self-isolate if they experience COVID-19 symptoms. We have many resources to support you, including online events to support your mental health and wellbeing, health advice and practical recommendations, and support and guidance.

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Keeping safe around campus and Camden

We have introduced a new Zoning system for the Bloomsbury campus to support social distancing and are working in partnership with local agencies and services to keep our community safe

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The UCL Visiting Campus Checklist

We’ve put together a checklist to help you remember what to do before you leave home, when you get to campus, and once your get to your class or meeting room. 


Support for disabled staff and students

UCL is committed to supporting disabled staff and students and to ensuring our return to campus is done in an inclusive way.

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Accommodation advice and support

 Frequently asked questions for both current and prospective residents, and links to further information, resources and support.

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Libraries and study spaces

Information on how Library Services can support your research and how to book a study space

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Your education in 2020/21

Find out more about how your teaching and learning, and other aspects of UCL student life, will look in the next academic year.

Further questions

If you have a specific question about your individual circumstances please speak to your department or line manager in the first instance. If you have a more general question, please check that it has not already been answered through our Coronavirus FAQs or Keeping Safe on Campus webpages

Students can contact us though the askUCL student enquiries system. Alternatively you can email covidhelpline@ucl.ac.uk and if you would like to speak to someone on the phone, please call our helpline on 0203 108 5699. Lines are open 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday.