This list of questions was last updated on February 4, 2022.

Can community members be tested for COVID-19 at the NEIU main campus? (added February 4, 2022)

Yes; COVID testing on campus is available to NEIU students, faculty, staff, and the community.

In order to get tested, individuals need to create an account on the SHIELD portal and schedule their test appointment. Community members: Please use the Agency Code df5brbrj to create your one-time portal account. Complete your registration and submit. You will receive a special code via text and email to confirm your identity. Enter that code as indicated. Walk-ins will be accommodated if appointments are available, but must still register through the online portal upon arrival. Testing site hours are: 9 a.m.-noon on Mondays and Wednesdays; 2-5 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays

Can community members be vaccinated for COVID-19 at the NEIU main campus? (added February 4, 2022)

Yes; NEIU hosts a COVID-19 vaccine clinic that is open and free to everyone, ages 12 and older. 

COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters are available to students, faculty, staff, and the community on a walk-in basis at the IDPH Vaccine Clinic in the bookstore space on the main campus: 1:30-5:30 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays; 9 a.m.-noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays