Baylor University students must test negative for COVID-19 before they can return to campus in the fall, officials said Tuesday.
The school will mail mandatory COVID-19 tests to its roughly 18,000 students beginning next week.
Students who want to return to campus for the start of the fall semester on August 24 will receive a test kit with a nasal swab and mail it to a designated lab for results. According to an email from school officials, results should take around 24 to 48 hours.
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Testing information for faculty and staff will come in the near future, according to Baylor's website.
Baylor will also require all individuals on campus to wear face coverings.
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