COVID-19 Testing Sites Opens Weekends at UNC Asheville, January 21, 2022

January 20, 2022

UNC Asheville in cooperation with Buncombe County, MAHEC and Optum Serve Federal Health Services will host a COVID-19 testing site on campus every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from January 21 through February 20 in the Blue Ridge Room in Highsmith Student Union (2500 University Heights, Asheville, NC 28804).

The COVID-19 testing site will offer free nasal swab PCR tests to the public, including UNC Asheville community members.

No appointment is required. Pre-registration is recommended at

Hours of operation are as follows:

  • Friday – 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11 and 2/18 from 1-8 p.m.
  • Saturday – 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, and 2/19 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Sunday – 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13 and 2/20 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The closest parking is in P18, along University Heights near Highsmith Student Union (

For additional information on COVID-19 Testing in Buncombe County, visit

Community Expectations
As members of this community, we care about everyone. Faculty, staff, students, and visitors have a shared commitment to take the necessary precautions to avoid spreading COVID-19 while following all recommended health guidelines. Please see UNC Asheville’s Community Expectations. Masks are required of all students, faculty, staff, and visitors.

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