Areas of Study

All employees and students on campus must be tested weekly. The test offered on campus is the saliva-based PCR COVID test by Shield T3.

Dates and locations

SLCC Atrium: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Family testing on Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

T3 Testing Calendar - August


To schedule an appointment and to receive the results from your test, download the Safer Community smartphone app from the Apple iOS or Google Play store.

– Sign in using your Gallaudet University single sign-on (SSO) credentials.

– Once signed in, please be sure to go to settings and input all personal information. This is what we will need in order to check in all patients.

– You will receive your test results through this app.

You must be hydrated. Drink fluids beforehand, up to 1 hour before your test.

For 1 hour before your test, you may not:

  • Drink, not even water
  • Eat
  • Chew gum
  • Take medication
  • Brush your teeth
  • Smoke
  • Use chewing tobacco

If your sample cannot be analyzed, you will need to do it again.

Watch one of the videos below that show how to provide a saliva sample:

  • Shield T3 Video Testing – English
  • Video Transcript for Deafblind
  • Shield T3 Video Testing – Spanish

Contact Us


Chapel Hall 102

(202) 250‐2738

(202) 651‐5505

(202) 651‐5704

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