COVID-19 Testing

Mandatory Testing

Students who have recieved an approved vaccination exemption will be entered into weekly testing protocols. COVID-19 testing will be administered on campus by Fulgent Genetics.

If you are in testing protocol, please schedule your appointment each week as dates become available.


Date: Testing will be offered Monday through Friday (beginning January 18, 2022)

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: Event Center, Room 1035

NOTE: If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 on your assigned test date, you should not participate. Call the Student Wellness Center at (408) 924-6122 for support.

Test Day Instructions

  • Download the Sammy App
  • Complete the daily Check Your Symptoms form on the Sammy App
  • Show up to your appointment 5 minutes early
  • Check-in on the Sammy App with the QR code
  • Bring your mobile device and SJSU ID.
  • Wear a face covering and maintain six feet of physical distance
  • Check-in and self-collect your sample under supervision from Fulgent Genetics staff
  • Drop off your sample in the collection bin

Check your Test Results

Within 24-48 hours of the samples arrival back at the lab, students will receive an email or text notification from Fulgent Genetics that the test results are ready. Follow the instructions in the email to retrieve the test results. 

Tested negative?

Continue to protect yourself and others by following COVID-19 safety measures on campus.

Tested positive?

  • Students will receive an email or text notification from Fulgent Genetics and a call from their team
  • Isolate in your residence and away from others
  • The Case Management team from the SJSU Student Wellness Center will also reach out to you to provide support and resources.

Testing Protocol Instructions

The Student Wellness Center will be using a new tool within the Sammy App to communicate testing reminders, announcements, and other necessary information. A COVID-19 Safe Pass will be provided each day.

  1. Download the Sammy App on the Apple App Store or Google Play
  2. Click on the COVID-19 Safe Pass and Forms tile
  3. Complete the Check Your Symptoms Form daily
    Students must complete the Check Your Symptoms form daily on the Sammy App in order to receive a current COVID-19 Safe Pass. If students do not complete the Check Your Symptoms form, their COVID-19 Safe Pass status will say Action Needed (yellow). Students must have the Good to Go (green) pass to be considered compliant.
  4. Complete your weekly testing requirement. Schedule your appointment each week as dates become available.

Students are strongly encouraged to complete their testing on campus during testing events. If students are submitting testing results completed at a site outside of campus, please use the Submit Your Test Results form on the Sammy App.


We’re here for you! For questions related to Fulgent Genetics, please email or call (626) 350-0537. Visit the SJSU Health Advisories webpage for more information on the California State University policy and other vaccination updates. For other questions, please email

Frequently Asked Questions