Smeal Coronavirus Info

Information for COVID-19

Penn State has announced plans for a phased return-to-campus this spring. Read about resources for learning from home.

Testing Alert

Students from all campuses are required to participate in COVID-19 testing and must have a negative COVID-19 test result from a University provided test on file prior to, and within 72 hours of, their return to their campus community, including graduate students or others who remained on campus over the break. This requirement also applies to students taking a fully remote/online course load if they live in Centre County or within 20 miles of a Penn State campus. Self-test kits will be provided to students at no cost. Students must log in to the “Know Your Status” Portal to check their test status and get started. Visit the Testing and Support page to learn more.

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.

Learning from Home

Find the information you'll need to have a successful remote start to the spring 2021 semester.

Testing Support

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

COVID-19 Dashboard

Learn more about available virus testing options at University Park and all other Penn State locations.

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