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Schedule a Testing Appointment

Follow the instructions below to schedule a testing appointment on campus.

Undergraduate Students (On-Campus and Off-Campus)

  1. Wait for guidance on when you are directed to test from University leadership. Student populations are being segmented based on off-campus vs on-campus and based on “arrival testing” vs “recurring testing.”
  2. Once directed that you are to move forward with testing, you can access the scheduling tool online
    • Select Off-Campus Undergraduate or Residence Hall Undergraduate and a schedule with available options will appear below in a calendar view
    • Select the date and time, and fill in your name, email, phone and NetId before clicking Book
    • A pop-up will appear saying: Thank you for booking with us! You will get a confirmation message in email shortly.  Click OK.
  3. Within one minute, you will receive an Outlook invite to save to your calendar. Please note:
    • Instructions to complete before and during your testing appointment are included
    • To reschedule, click the Change your appointment link in the Outlook invitation and follow the prompts.

Evanston-Based Graduate Students

  1. Wait for guidance on when you are directed to test from University leadership. Student populations are being segmented based on off-campus vs on-campus and based on “arrival testing” vs “recurring testing.”
  2. Once directed that you are to move forward with testing, you can access the scheduling tool online
    • Select Evanston Graduate Students (Jacobs Center) and a schedule with available options will appear below in a calendar view
    • Select the date and time, and fill in your name, email, phone and NetId before clicking Book
    • A pop-up will appear saying: Thank you for booking with us! You will get a confirmation message in email shortly.  Click OK.
  3. Within one minute, you will receive an Outlook invite to save to your calendar. Please note:
    • Instructions to complete before and during your testing appointment are included
    • To reschedule, click the Change your appointment link in the Outlook invitation and follow the prompts.

Chicago-Based Graduate Students

  1. First, ensure you’ve registered for your MyNM account. Appointments can only be scheduled by Northwestern students and staff; others will see warning message.
    If you haven’t yet, complete these steps first:
    • Register for your MyNM account online
      Please note that if you click the above link on your phone, it will prompt you to download the MyNM app and walk you through the same steps after you’ve downloaded the app
    • Under the What Type of Access Do You Need header, click the Access for Myself link
    • Take two to three minutes to complete the registration process by sharing basic demographic information. 
  2. Log into your MyNM account and click Schedule an Appointment in the right-hand column
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  3. Select Northwestern University Testing Services in the bottom right corner and click the purple Continue button
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  4. You will be routed to the Schedule an Appointment screen. Select the location you will be going to for testing. Please note – students/faculty/staff without symptoms should select the following:
    • Chicago campus: COVID SUPERIOR (CHICAGO) Lab
    • Evanston campus: COVID JACOBS CENTER (EVANSTON) Lab
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  5. Select the available time that works best for you.
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  6. Confirm all the information is correct and click the This Information Is Correct button at the bottom of the screen to continue.
    Please note: Insurance is not needed for this visit. You do not need to enter anything here.
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  7. Next you will schedule the appointment. Write COVID Testing in the What is the most important thing you want addressed during this visit? box and click Schedule in the bottom right corner to confirm.
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  8. You will receive a confirmation immediately via email
  9. If something comes up and you need to reschedule your appointment, please cancel the appointment. You can then go back in and start over.