COVID-19 Saliva Testing Instructions

University of Wyoming and VAULT Health

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See the bottom of this page to understand when you should order and take your Vault Health Covid-19 test, based on the group you are associated with.

1.  Go to your personal link.

You will be sent a unique pre paid link to order COVID-19 test(s).  Each link entitles you to ONE test.  The link is assigned to you specifically and should not be shared or forwarded.

2.  Create your account

Click the link and create your account using a valid email and password.  You only need to create an account once and you should use the same login information for any future test order.

3.  Enter your information

Each time you place an order, you will be asked to provide personal details, answer questions around exposure and symptoms (if any) and provide your shipping address.

4.  Complete your test order

Once you complete your order you will receive an email confirmation with order details.

5.  Meet our providers

When your tests arrive, read the blue instruction pamphlet included in your test kit to meet with a Vault test supervisor in a Zoom video call.

Once ordered your test will be shipped to you via UPS.

  • When you receive your order, join a Zoom room by going to and signing in with your email and password.
  • Don't eat, drink, chew gum, or smoke for 30 minutes before your test.
  • Drop your package at a UPS dropoff point.  Find a location here.

You will receive an email from with your result within 24 hours from when your package arrives at the lab.

When you should order your test:

Early Arrival Groups:

Group                Date you will be on Campus   Order Vault Test   Take Vault Test

Apartment Residents   
        As early as August 1st                                 ASAP                                ASAP

Please note:  On-Campus Apartment Residents that do not have their test results before moving onto campus may still move in but must self-quarantine until they receive a negative test result.

Summer Trial Institute
                            August 10                                                July 28-31                          August 3-5

Early Arrival Fraternity &
Sorority Life Residents 
          August 10-12                                            July 30-31                          August 3-5

Student Employees                 As early as August 10                               July 30-31                          August 3-5

All Students, Faculty, and Staff:

NOTE:  The groups above must also retest during this period

Group                 Date you will be on Campus   Order Vault Test    Take Vault Test

General student, faculty,
and staff population. 
              August 17-21                                           August 3-7                         August 11-13

Unless otherwise stated, if a student arrives on UW's campus without a completed, negative COVID-19 test, they will not be permitted to move into UW residence halls or participate in their courses.  If a student living off-campus or in an on-campus apartment does not provide their test results, UW will remove their ability to register for fall courses.


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