Campus COVID-19 Information

SUU operates under the direction and guidance of a number of entities including the Utah State Legislature, the Utah System of Higher Education, the U.S. Department of Education, the Utah Department of Health, the Southwest Department of Health, and various accrediting bodies.

Latest Updates (5/5/2022)

Thank you for helping keep campus open and face-to-face this past year in a safe and responsible way. Our case numbers have remained low and that’s because of our shared commitment and diligence toward following effective health practices. We encourage everyone to continue participating in prevention strategies to help keep the University community safe and healthy.

SUU is mask friendly. This means that students, faculty, staff, and visitors are welcome, but not required, to wear masks inside campus buildings. We have free SUU masks available for employees and students which can be picked up in the STIL Office (ST 177).

Get vaccinated and stay up to date with booster shots. Learn more about vaccine safety from the CDC. Being vaccinated can reduce or eliminate the need to quarantine or isolate. It also can help better protect not only you, but other campus community members.

If you are sick, please stay home and follow appropriate protocols. Your professors and supervisors will be flexible and work with you to make accommodations via the COVID-19 Self Report Form. To learn more about updated quarantine and isolation guidelines, visit the CDC website.

Practice good hygiene with regular hand washing and disinfecting high touch areas.

Work together and consistently consider the impact of your decisions and actions on other employees and students.

Campus COVID Testing

SUU’s COVID Testing Center serves symptomatic members of the campus community and their immediate family members (living in the same household). The COVID Testing Center will be open from 8 a.m. through 12 p.m Monday through Friday by appointment only. (excluding campus closures)

Other Testing Options in Iron County:

Questions about Quarantine and Isolation 

For any questions about quarantine and isolation guidelines please visit the CDC’s website for the latest updates.

Case Counts

Updated each Monday

Positive Tests

Week Community Students Faculty & Staff Total Tests Administered
August 30 - September 5, 2021 9 13 1 23 547
September 6 - September 12, 2021 10 20 5 35 663
September 13 - September 19, 2021 8 22 9 39 788
September 20 - September 26, 2021 6 28 5 39 840
September 27 - October 3, 2021 15 23 4 42 840
October 4 - October 10, 2021 11 15 3 29 727
October 11 - October 17, 2021 9 11 3 23 561
October 18 - October 24, 2021 7 8 1 16 619
October 25 - October 31, 2021 5 7 0 12 645
November 1 - November 7, 2021 12 9 10 31 729
November 8 - November 14, 2021 18 16 6 40 656
November 15 - November 21, 2021 6 13 0 19 378
November 22 - November 28, 2021 2 6 1 9 181
November 29 - December 5, 2021 10 7 1 18 326
December 6 - December 12, 2021 0 4 3 7 248
December 13 - December 19, 2021 3 5 1 9 178
December 20 - December 26, 2021 1 1 0 2 96
December 27 - January 2, 2022 0 2 0 2 20
January 3 - January 9, 2022 38 69 11 118 741
January 10 - January 16, 2022 50 188 42 280 1442
January 17 - January 23, 2022 23 86 24 133 594
January 24 - January 30, 2022 14 68 15 97 378
January 31 - February 6, 2022 3 35 6 44 270
February 7 - February 13, 2022 2 9 2 13 166
February 14 - February 19, 2022 0 2 1 3 116
February 20 - February 27, 2022 1 2 2 5 112
February 28 - March 6, 2022 0 0 0 0 40
March 7 - March 13, 2022 0 0 0 0 91
March 14 - March 20, 2022 0 1 0 1 136
March 21 - March 27, 2022 0 0 0 0 120
March 28 - April 3, 2022 0 0 0 0 50
April 4 - April 10, 2022 0 0 0 0 77
April 11 - April 17, 2022 0 4 0 4 79
April 18 - April 24, 2022 0 3 0 3 84
April 25 - May 1, 2022 1 1 2 19
May 2 - May 8, 2022 0 0 0 0 19
May 9 - May 15, 2022 0 0 3 3 187
May 16 - May 22, 2022 0 2 0 2 221
May 23 - May 29, 2022 2 1 0 3 254
May 30 - June 5, 2022 3 0 2 5 246
June 6 - June 12, 2022 2 1 0 3 209
June 13 - June 19, 2022 0 2 3 5 223
June 20 - June 26, 2022 3 7 3 13 196
June 27 - July 3, 2022 0 3 4 7 206
July 4 - July 10, 2022 1 2 2 5 183
July 11 - July 17, 2022 5 7 5 17 208
Week Students Faculty & Staff Total*
August 30 - September 5, 2021 19 1 20
September 6 - September 12, 2021 34 5 39
September 13 - September 19, 2021 58 10 68
September 20 - September 26, 2021 49 6 55
September 27 - October 3, 2021 37 6 43
October 4 - October 10, 2021 26 5 31
October 11 - October 17, 2021 24 4 28
October 18 - October 24, 2021 12 1 13
October 25 - October 31, 2021 18 0 18
November 1 - November 7, 2021 13 11 24
November 8 - November 14, 2021 20 6 26
November 15 - November 21, 2021 15 0 15
November 22 - November 28, 2021 12 2 14
November 29 - December 5, 2021 23 2 25
December 6 - December 12, 2021 9 3 12
December 13 - December 19, 2021 5 1 6
December 20 - December 26, 2021 2 0 2
December 27 - January 2, 2022 6 0 6
January 3 - January 9, 2022 122 21 143
January 10 - January 16, 2022 277 49 326
January 17 - January 23, 2022 160 38 198
January 24 - January 30, 2022 101 18 119
January 31 - February 6, 2022 64 10 74
February 7 - February 13, 2022 19 2 21
February 14 - February 19, 2022 11 1 12
February 20 - February 27, 2022 2 4 6
February 28 - March 6, 2022 1 0 1
March 7 - March 13, 2022 3 0 3
March 14 - March 20, 2022 1 0 1
March 21 - March 27, 2022 2 1 3
March 28 - April 3, 2022 0 0 0
April 4 - April 10, 2022 1 0 1
April 11 - April 17, 2022 7 0 7
April 18 - April 24, 2022 4 0 4
April 25 - May 1, 2022 1 0 1
May 2 - May 8, 2022 0 0 0
May 9 - May 15, 2022 1 3 4
May 16 - May 22, 2022 4 0 4
May 23 - May 29, 2022 1 0 1
May 30 - June 5, 2022 3 3 6
June 6 - June 12, 2022 1 1 2
June 13 - June 19, 2022 2 3 5
June 20 - June 26, 2022 9 3 12
June 27 - July 3, 2022 4 5 9
July 4 - July 10, 2022 6 2 8
July 11 - July 17, 2022 8 6 14

*This table does not report community members who have tested positive at SUU's testing site.

Counts may change due to self-reports coming in after numbers were initially reported. 

The number of cases listed in this chart are those who have tested positive at SUU's testing site or have self-reported a positive COVID test to SUU within the prior week (Monday to Sunday). There may be other cases on campus that are not included as individuals may not have used the SUU testing site or self-reported a positive test result to SUU. The case counts shown here represent SUU's very best effort to capture the number of cases.

For more information on COVID cases in Iron County, please visit Southwest Utah Public Health.