Cougar Wellness Policies

Have questions? Contact the Wellness Center at (773) 995-2010 or

med proctor

Upload your test results & vaccination cards

pdf University Protocol For COVID-19 Confirmed Cases & Symptoms.


Maps of Testing Sites

For the 2021 - 2022 academic year, Chicago State University is fully open for in-person instruction, classes, activities, and events. CSU is here for you. Learn more about how we are providing a safe and enriching academic year below.

COVID-19 Policies & Plans
1/20/22 N95/KN95 Fact Sheet and Distribution Memo
1/19/22 KN95 Masks for Students, Faculty, and Staff
1/12/22 CSU's Surveillance Testing Procedures & Details
1/10/22 Updates to COVID-19 Mitigation Procedures for Spring 2022
12/30/21 Updated Return to Campus Testing Requirements
11/26/21 Requirements for Entry to Academic Buildings
9/10/21 Student Vaccination & Testing Requirement for Sept. 19
9/3/21 Testing Requirement for Students Not Fully Vaccinated, Effective 9/5/21
9/3/21 Med Proctor - Instructions for Uploading Proof of a COVID-19 Test
9/1/21 State Mandate for University Student and Employee COVID-19 Vaccinations
8/26/21 CSU Reviewing Gov. Pritzker's COVID-19 Vaccinate Mandate
8/20/21 COVID-19 Health & Safety Practices 2021-2022
8/20/21 Faculty and Staff Vaccination Policy
8/4/21 Faculty and Staff Vaccination Announcement
8/4/21 Mask Policy
6/28/21 Student Vaccination Incentive Program and Guidelines
4/12/21 Academic Year 2021 - 22 Operating Plan

Get Vaccinated

CSU is providing free COVID-19 vaccines at the First floor dance studio, Jacoby Dickens Center (JDC). See below for more information.

  • January 25, 1 to 5pm

$50 Vaccine Incentive

All students who show proof of their COVID-19 vaccination will receive a $50 payment incentive that is issued as a refund or applied directly to an account balance. To receive this credit, scan or take a picture of your COVID vaccination card and email it to the Wellness Center at

COVID Testing

Days of Operation:

  • Monday & Friday 9am to 12pm
  • Tuesday 1 to 5pm
  • Wednesday & Thursday 3 to 6pm

more information on testing with Shield


Building: Cordell Reed Student Union, Conference Room C (see building 10 on map)

Appointments: Register with Shield Illinois.


Non-invasive using saliva samples  • FREE no insurance required • Quick (10 min or less)

Walk-up services are available (no appointment needed), but a MySHIELD portal account is needed to securely receive your results. 


Positive Cases

3 Employees positive
4 Students positive

Updated 01/21/2021

Cumulative Cases
54 Employees positive
43 Students positive

Since 8/23/2021


Number of Isolation Beds in Residence Hall Used: 0 of 6

The data reflects cases reported to CSU from our students, faculty, and staff who have visited the campus during the fall 2021 semester and within two weeks of receiving a positive test.