Boston College is conducting ongoing COVID-19 surveillance testing at the Margot Connell Recreation Center. Testing at this site is only for students, faculty, and staff contacted by University Health Services (UHS). If you receive an email from UHS requiring you to be tested, you should follow the procedures below.

All testing is by invitation only.

 Appointments are not required.

Arrive at the Designated Testing Location and Get Tested

  • If you are new to campus, and this is your first test, be sure to complete the required consent form before arriving: 
  • It will expedite registration if you have your Eagle One Card (BC ID). 
  • Go to the front entrance of the Margot Connell Recreation Center (next to Walsh Hall; view map for details). Enter the doors on the left to get to the testing site inside on the multi-activity courts.
  • When you arrive, you will be asked to show the Cleared for Access screen in BC Check.

Get Your Results

After the Broad Institute processes your test, you will receive an email from with information about how to access your results.

  • Test results are available within 26 hours of arriving at the lab (which may be a few hours after your actual test time).

  • A negative result will come via email from Login to your CareEvolve account or register now if you haven't already done so to view your results. Register using the exact BC email address used to contact you (refer to the TO: field of your CareEvolve email).

  • A positive or inconclusive result will come via phone call from the ordering physician or a designee at the phone number you have provided in Agora; 

To verify/update your contact information, go to Agora Portal > Account and Personal Info  > Address/Phone/Emergency Contact, & follow the on screen instructions.