Isolation is used when someone has actually tested positive for COVID-19. It is used to keep someone known to be contagious with COVID-19 away from others.

Guidance for isolation

When an individual tests positive for COVID-19, they will be required to isolate. You can find information for isolation guidelines on the CDC website.

Students living in University Housing can learn about isolation guidance for University Housing residents and other important University Housing COVID-related information.

Frequently Asked Questions

I traveled away from campus. Do I need to self-quarantine?

Under the guidance of the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD), the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign has recommendations for individuals who travel. View the Travel page for more information.

Additional Resources