Wastewater Testing

UNC Charlotte regularly tests the wastewater on campus for the presence of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The map and information below show virus levels, based on the sampling of multiple wastewater sites, known as neighborhoods, on campus.

The data on this site will be updated weekly.

campus "neighborhoods" for wastewater testing



North Green Green Button
South GreenGreen Button
East GreenGreen Button
West YellowGreen Button
Central GreenGreen Button
Overall campus GreenGreen Button


Updated: Aug. 9, 2022

What the Levels Mean

Green buttonGreen = SARS-CoV-2 detected in 25% or less of the sites in the past two weeks.

Yellow ButtonYellow = SARS-CoV-2 detected in 25%-50% of the sites in the past two weeks.

Red buttonRed = SARS-CoV-2 detected in 50% or more of the sites in the past two weeks.

What You Can Do

If you are concerned about the level of virus detection in an area of campus you frequent, you are encouraged to receive an on-campus COVID-19 test. 

Free testing is available Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in South Village Crossing (SoVi). No appointment is necessary. Signage at the building will direct you to the location.