Ongoing surveillance

Masks are still required in Testing Center

Masks are still required in all healthcare settings, including Decker Student Health Services Center, University Counseling Center, the Satellite Diagnostic Testing Site and the Surveillance Testing Center.

Surveillance program

Ongoing testing

The new COVID testing site is located on the ground floor in OO-062 (classroom) in Old O’Connor, with a reduced capacity; appointments will be required. Testing is mandatory for unvaccinated individuals. 

  • Summer hours:
    • Tuesday 6 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
    • Wednesday 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
  • Enter Old O'Connor on the ground floor at the back of the building, behind the Admissions Center. The entrance to classroom OO-062 will be straight ahead. Masks are required in the Testing Center.
  • Only individuals who are mandated to be tested are eligible to be tested in the new location.
    • Vaccinated students, faculty and staff can find local testing appointments on the N.Y. state coronavirus website.
    • Free at-home COVID-19 test kits are available at the Broome County Health Department at 225 Front Street, Binghamton.
    • Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order a 3rd round of free at-home tests. Order yours at covid.gov.

Individuals who test positive for COVID-19 will be contacted by staff and will be required to complete an isolation period as determined by the local health department (typically five days).

If you have a question about surveillance testing, your surveillance test results or issues around scheduling your surveillance test, email surveillance-testing@binghamton.edu.

Updated campus test results can be found on the SUNY COVID-19 Case Tracker site.

Privacy statement

As a student submitting to a COVID-19 test for the purpose of detection of SARS-CoV-2, you have the right to be assured of the confidential treatment of disclosures and records and to have the opportunity to approve or refuse the release of such information except when release of specific information is required by law or is necessary to safeguard you or the University community. All COVID-19 test results, positive or negative, are required to be reported to the New York State Department of Health. 

If you have concerns about privacy, tell us. We want, expect and need your feedback. For concerns regarding medical care, contact the medical director at 607-777-2221. If you feel the issue is not resolved, you may appeal to the University’s privacy compliance officer — Office of University Counsel, Binghamton University, AD-614, Binghamton, New York, 13902-6000. Complaints may also be registered at the U.S. Office of Civil Rights N.Y. Office at 1- 800-368-1019; TDD: 1-800-537-7697.