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.

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.

Recent updates

Get tested twice a week if you don't have symptoms

Safety for students on campus

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Key information and support

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What's open on campus

University buildings are open and many facilities are available for students who need to be on campus including study spaces, library services and limited catering outlets

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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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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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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. 

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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.

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Postgraduate Research students

See the Doctoral School website's response plan to coronavirus for UCL's Postgraduate Research students 

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Supporting our students

This academic year might look a little different from usual but we're still committed to providing support and opportunities

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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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Vaccinations and healthcare

Information about the COVID-19 vaccine and registering with a GP

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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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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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Careers Coronavirus FAQs

Frequently asked careers questions, advice and support for UCL students and recent graduates during the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak.

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FAQs for students

Answers to frequently asked questions about student life, events, travel, fees and funding, and how we're communicating with students

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.