Penn State reminds employees of COVID-19 resources through the spring semester

February 16, 2021

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. ­— As Penn State’s student body returned and in-person classes resumed on Feb. 15, the University community is reminded of available resources and guidance for the spring semester. The overarching guide to Penn State operations during COVID-19 can be found at More specific guidance is below:


Spring Semester planning:

Classroom disruptions:

Testing for faculty and instructors:

Other resources:


Remote work resources:

Testing for staff:

  • Employees listed in the University’s Return to Work database may order a Vault Health mail-in test kit. University Park employees also may use the walk-up testing on campus, however, but they are strongly encouraged to use the at-home, mail-in test kits, when possible.
  • Surveillance testing: All employees who are in the University’s return to work database will be in the random surveillance testing pool during the spring semester.

Health and wellness:

All Employees

Last Updated February 18, 2021