Campus Health Update: Expanded VSTC Operations, Updated Travel Guidance

October 22, 2021

Expanded VSTC COVID-19 Test Center Operations

GW’s COVID-19 test center at the Virginia Science and Technology Campus is expanding its operations. Asymptomatic COVID-19 testing will be available on Tuesdays, and Thursday testing appointments have been extended until 7 p.m.

The check-in area is now located in Enterprise Hall 102A.

Hours of operation beginning Tuesday, October 26, are as follows: 

  • Tuesdays from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.                          
  • Thursdays from 9 a.m. - 7  p.m. (Last appointment at 6:50 p.m.)

You may make appointments through the medical portal. For more information on testing, visit


Updated Travel Guidance

If you are traveling outside of the D.C.-region, we encourage you to review this health and safety guidance on travel.

Please be aware that the university has updated its COVID-19 testing and quarantine requirements and recommendations following travel.

If you are fully vaccinated: 

Following domestic travel, you are strongly encouraged to schedule a COVID-19 test at a GW testing center within 3-5 days after travel and self-monitor for symptoms of COVID-19 for 14 days after travel. Travel quarantine is not required.

Following international travel, please be mindful of required testing before travel to the U.S. You are required to test 3-5 days after travel and self-monitor for symptoms of COVID-19 for 14 days. Travel quarantine is not required. 


If you have an exemption to GW’s vaccine requirement and are unvaccinated:

You must report any domestic or international travel outside of D.C., Maryland or Virginia in your daily symptom screener. Upon returning to the District, per D.C. Health guidance, you must follow the protocol for travel quarantine.

Please be aware of any required testing before travel to the U.S.