November 13: COVID-19 Testing Event on November 18

The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University will be holding a COVID-19 testing event (self-administered PCR saliva test) on both campuses from 10am to 4pm on Wednesday, November 18. 

This large-scale testing event is important for Saint Ben’s and Saint John’s, for your families, and for the public health of Minnesota. While testing is not mandatory, we strongly encourage all students to be tested.  Please refer to the FAQ for further details about this testing event. 

Students will need to register for a testing time on their respective campus. Further registration will take place once arriving at the site.  Students should also:

  • Bring their student ID
  • Bring a smartphone or iPad to complete registration on site
  • Use their CSB/SJU address when completing registration
  • Be well hydrated
  • Refrain from eating or drinking, gum, mints, and smoking 30 minutes prior to testing

If you tested positive for COVID-19 on or since August 20, 2020, you should not retest at this community event. 

If you test positive on November 18: Interpreting COVID-19 Test Results 


Mary Geller, Vice President for Student Development, College of Saint Benedict
Michael Connolly, Interim Vice President for Student Development, Saint John’s University