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The figures below provide the complete results of the SARS-CoV-2 testing performed as part of the university’s strategic testing program. The strategic testing program began in May 2020 and targets groups for testing based on risk assessment criteria. Please view the targeted criteria on our strategic testing program webpage. Rutgers is a multifaceted organization whose employees and students provide active and essential services on campus as well as on location with partner organizations (such as hospitals). This data includes results of tests performed by the university for our community members. This data does not include results for tests performed externally. If you have questions about this information please contact Guidance and data for the State of New Jersey can be found by visiting the New Jersey COVID-19 Dashboard. Testing data is updated by the end of the day each Wednesday. Please note: historic data may be updated as additional results are reported or reconciled.


Total Proportion Positivity

This table demonstrates the proportions of positive and negative results for all tests performed as part of the university’s strategic testing program since the start of the program in May 2020.


Weekly Data

This table offers results of the SARS-CoV-2 testing performed as part of the university’s strategic testing program by week. Individuals who receive inconclusive test results are retested. The retest results are then included within the data report for the subsequent weeks.

Results may be filtered by person type and location. Person type is determined by the individual’s primary relationship with the university. Affiliates may include individuals who don’t fall into the primary student or employee roles such as visiting faculty or volunteers. Location is determined by the individual’s reported location on file with the university. Off-Site locations include off-campus and partner facilities. Results are only reported once for each person type or location per individual.


Weekly Proportion Positivity

This graph displays the weekly trend of the proportions of the university’s strategic testing program that have indicated positive results.