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

Neighborhood

Level

North  Yellow Yellow Button
South Yellow Yellow Button
East Yellow Yellow Button
West RedYellow Button
Central RedYellow Button
Overall campus Yellow Yellow Button

 

Updated: May 16, 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. 

Residential Students

Residential students will continue to be notified any time SARS-CoV-2 is detected in wastewater from their building. While testing is no longer required for unvaccinated students, all students are encouraged to be tested if they receive notification about a positive result in their building and to exercise additional safety measures.  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.