Take Your COVID Test Early


Please note that the following email is for students who are taking in-person classes this Fall who are not fully vaccinated.

Take Your Test Before Your First Class

Long Beach City College requires all Fall 2021 students to be either fully vaccinated or take weekly COVID-19 testing.

If your first in-person class starts during the week of Aug. 30, you need to take your first COVID-19 test during the week of Aug. 23 to be approved to attend class. Students should take advantage of the following resources to secure a free COVID test off-campus 72 hours before your first class:

Make Sure to Upload Your Test Results

Starting Wed., Aug. 25, off-campus test results can be uploaded to the Viking Student System, Task List in the Viking Portal.

Free Weekly COVID-19 Testing On-Campus Starts Aug. 30

After Aug. 30, LBCC will provide free weekly COVID testing conducted by Virus Geeks on campus. Please click here and click on the “Vaccination & Testing Mandate” tab for more info.

Need Help?

Students who need technical assistance with submitting testing results can contact the Student Technology Help Desk at (562) 938-4250.

Students can email studentvaccineandtesting@lbcc.edu or call 562-938-4552 with questions about Testing Verification. There is also additional vaccine and testing information for students on our website.

Additional information can be found at the Return to Campus website at www.LBCC.edu/return-campus. Please check often for updated information.

Thank you for your patience as we all navigate this new process this Fall Semester.