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COVID Testing & Monitoring

Positive COVID-19 cases can be submitted through the reporting form.

If you are testing on campus there is no need to submit test results. Only upload if you are submitting a positive test from an off campus testing center.

If you are submitting a COVID-19 vaccination or booster record, please follow the instructions on the vaccine page.

On Campus Testing

Pratt Health Services offer on-campus tests by appointment for any student who is symptomatic or has a known COVID-19 exposure.

Approved Exemptions

Beginning Thursday, December 15, students, faculty, or staff who have been approved for a medical or religious exemption are no longer required to be tested weekly for COVID-19 in order to fully access campus. You will still be required to complete the COVID-19 Daily Self Assessment, located in the Pratt Safe App under “Returning to Campus During COVID,” prior to coming to campus.

Off Campus Testing

How to Get A Test

  • Free COVID-19 diagnostic (PCR) testing sites can be located on Free testing is also available nationwide
  • Free at-home rapid testing kits are available for pick up at locations in NYC and can be ordered from
  • Students, faculty and staff may also contact MedRite to schedule an appointment. MedRite has locations near our Brooklyn and Manhattan campuses.
  • You may also visit your personal healthcare provider for a test.Please note: A diagnostic test is used to determine if an individual is currently infected, whereas the antibody test is used to detect antibodies to COVID-19 from prior infection. So please be sure to request a diagnostic test. 

How to Submit Your Positive Results

Retesting of Positive COVID-19 Cases

The CDC has determined that in some individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19, there may be continuously low levels of detectable virus in subsequent tests for up to ninety days. Current guidance does not advise repeated testing unless determined by a medical provider.

Health Screening

Community members at Pratt are asked to monitor their health daily before coming to campus, follow the steps in the Actions and Impact guide.