Smeal Coronavirus Info

Information for COVID-19

Vaccine Mandate

Vaccinations will continue to be required for employees in health care facilities as required by law. 

Masking Policy

Face masks to be optional in all indoor spaces, except where required by law. Read the Penn State News article.

Penn State's Spring 2022 Plans

On Dec. 30, Penn State announced the University's plans for the spring 2022 semester

Share Your Vaccination Status

The University strongly encourages all students, faculty and staff to stay up to date with their vaccinations, including booster doses. Students at University Park, Commonwealth Campuses and Dickinson Law who have received their booster shot can upload their vaccination records through myUHS. Faculty and staff who have received their booster shot can upload an image of their COVID-19 vaccination card into Penn State’s Salesforce Health Cloud, a secure online platform for collecting and storing health data.

Testing for Students

Although required COVID-19 testing is being paused, testing will continue to be available to students who believe they may have been exposed to COVID-19, are identified as a close contact of someone who tested positive for COVID-19, or are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms. 

For asymptomatic students living on or near the University Park campus, drop-in voluntary rapid antigen testing will continue to be available for the next few weeks at the White Building. The University will announce the final date for testing access at the White Building as pandemic conditions allow. The White Building testing site’s hours of operation have changed and can be found on

Updates for the Penn State Smeal College of Business Community

  • For the latest information from Penn State on the global coronavirus outbreak, and what the university is doing to respond, please visit the Penn State Coronavirus Webpage.
  • For the latest information about the presence of coronavirus in Pennsylvania, visit the Pennsylvania Department of Health.
  • To learn more about Zoom security, see this letter from Penn State Acting Chief Information Security Officer Richard Sparrow.

Testing Support

Learn how and where to get tested; how and where to quarantine and isolate; and more about contact tracing at Penn State.

Health Guidelines

Review requirements for masking and distancing, and learn how to reduce the virus' spread.

Penn State News

Stay updated on Penn State news.

Information for Smeal Students

Read student updates to stay updated on Smeal news.

Information for Faculty and Staff

Read faculty and staff updates.

Other Resources