COVID-19 Isolation & Testing Information


In accordance with updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Marquette University no longer requires a five-day isolation period for students, faculty or staff who test positive for COVID-19. Exceptions remain for those who work in health care settings.

Individuals who test positive or have symptoms* of COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses should stay home and away from others until symptoms are improving and no fever is present for at least 24 hours without the use of fever-reducing medication.

*Symptoms may include but are not limited to chest discomfort, chills, cough, decrease in appetite, diarrhea, fatigue (tiredness), fever or feeling feverish, headache, muscle or body aches, new loss of taste or smell, runny or stuffy nose, sneezing, sore throat, vomiting, weakness, wheezing. 

For students: Please note the attendance policy guidance

Once returning to normal activities, it is advised to continue taking additional precautions for the next five days to decrease the spread of illness.  

This includes:

    • wearing a well fitted mask
    • distancing from others
    • practicing good hygiene by covering your coughs and sneezes
    • washing or sanitizing your hands often
    • cleaning frequently touched surfaces often.


If you have questions about COVID-19, Influenza or testing, please contact the Marquette University Medical Clinic at 414-288-7184. Marquette University Medical Clinic offers COVID-19 and influenza testing for symptomatic students only.


Respiratory Illness Prevention Strategies

All individuals should continue utilizing prevention strategies for COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses to protect yourself and others. This includes: 


Additional Resources:

COVID Vaccine Finder

City of Milwaukee COVID Testing