The University of Dubuque is closely monitoring and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Our COVID-19 Recovery Task Force continually evaluates guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Iowa Department of Public Health, and other national, state, and local agencies. Our top priority is the safety and well-being of our UD family both on campus and at our LIFE sites.

View Face to Face and Safe for Fall 2022, UD's Commitment to providing a top-notch learning experience.

View the current COVID-19 Exposure Guidelines.

UD is committed to a face-to-face learning experience this academic year as we welcome a return to living, working, and studying together as a campus community.

  • Fall 2022 classes will be face-to-face. Remote class attendance may be available in limited and short-term situations.
  • Face coverings and hand sanitizer stations are available at stations throughout campus.
  • Students are encouraged to test for COVID-19 before returning to campus. If unable to, testing and vaccines are available at the student health center.
  • UD strongly encourages students, faculty, and staff to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Visit VaccineFinder to find locations that offer COVID-19 vaccines in the United States.
  • For COVID-19 questions, contact Amy Edmonds, vice president for operations, at 563.589.3642 or

Additional Resources

A public hotline for Iowans with questions about COVID-19 is available 24/7 via the Iowa Department of Public Health by calling 2.1.1 or 1.800.244.7431.

Order your four free at-home COVID-19 tests. Order your tests now so you have them when you need them.

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