COVID-19 testing assessment centre

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Health Services COVID-19 Testing Assessment Centre is open and testing by appointment onlyTesting is available to University students, employees and postdocs and family members living in the same household. 

If you’re showing COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) symptoms or qualify for testing according to the criteria below, use the COVID-19 Assessment Registration Form to register for an appointment. Once registered online you will be contacted with an appointment date and time. Please do not book an appointment if you are asymptomatic. We do not book appointments over the phone or via email. No walk-ins available, appointment only. 

Eligibility criteria to be considered for testing

Please only register for an appointment if you:

  • Are showing COVID-19 symptoms;
  • Have been exposed to a confirmed case of the virus, as informed by their public health unit or exposure notification through the COVID-19 app;
  • Are a resident or worker in a setting that has a COVID-19 outbreak, as identified and informed by their local public health unit; or 
  • Are eligible for testing as part of a targeted testing initiative directed by the Ministry of Health or the Ministry of Long-Term Care. Ontario Health will continue to notify Assessment Centres of any targeted testing. 

Please note: We are not able to provide testing for outbound travel. Testing for outbound travel can be completed at private labs and test sites.


Our hours are Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., we are closed evenings, weekends and statutory holidays.

Disclosures of COVID-19

If someone tells you that they believe they have COVID-19, refer to the updated protocol for individual disclosures of COVID-19.


Health and safety reminders

We all have an important part to play in limiting the spread of COVID-19. Please remember to follow public health guidelines and the University’s health and safety recommendations.

If you are coming to campus, be sure to:

COVID-19 Assessment and Testing Centres in Waterloo Region

Please check out the Region of Waterloo website for other assessment centres in the region.