With an enrollment of more than 27,500 students, part of a campus community of more than 32,600 including faculty and staff, the University of Arkansas will likely experience some transmission of COVID-19 throughout the semester as long as the virus remains in the larger community and world we are a part of. This report provides an overview of on-campus COVID-19 testing results and positive case information from all available sources.
New Cases and Recoveries
Includes available data from all reporting sources and shows the difference between the reporting periods ending Sept. 16, 2021 and Sept. 19, 2021 plus any newly resolved test results that were previously pending.
New Positive Cases
New Recoveries 1
Current Total Active Cases
Includes active cases (currently in isolation) from all reporting sources involving individuals who may have been on campus since Jan. 1, 2021. Updated Sept. 20, 2021.
Weekly Active Cases Average
Includes active cases from all reporting sources involving individuals who may have been on campus between Aug. 1 and Dec. 31, 2020 (fall semester) or since Jan. 1, 2021 (spring, summer and fall semesters).
Includes recoveries 1 from available data of all reporting sources since Aug. 10, 2020. Updated Sept. 20, 2021.
On-Campus Testing Results
Includes available data of all university-affiliated testing 2 conducted on campus from Aug. 10, 2020 through Sept. 19, 2021.
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Weekly Positivity Rate
Includes available data of all university-affiliated testing 2 conducted on campus on a weekly basis since Aug. 10, 2020.
Quarantine and Isolation Space Available
Includes the percentage of space specifically reserved for the temporary quarantine and isolation needs of students living on campus as of Sept. 20, 2021. This space is limited and intended to provide housing for students who are unable to return home.
Complete Data SummaryDownload a summary of the data compiled to create this dashboard report.
During the fall 2020 and spring 2021 semesters, this report was updated three times a week (M-W-F) with all available data as of 11:59 p.m. on the last date of each reporting period. Leading up to the start of the fall 2021 semester, the information gathered for this dashboard report will be updated once a month in June, July and August.
Additional dashboard reports for the county and state are also available.
1 For reporting purposes, positive cases remain active until 10 days after the positive test dates when the cases are considered recoveries. Individual recoveries vary but individuals are considered recovered 10 days from the date of testing or 10 days after symptoms appear if at least 24 hours have passed without fever and without fever-reducing medication.
2 Includes all on-campus testing by the Pat Walker Health Center and the University of Arkansas’ Department of Intercollegiate Athletics.
*Others includes vendors, contractors and other non-university employees who have been on campus between Aug. 1 and Dec. 31, 2020 (fall semester) or since Jan. 1, 2021 (spring semester).