COVID-19 University Protocols

Learn more about current BGSU COVID-19 guidelines and protocols on our Bowling Green and Firelands campuses. For answers to your questions, visit our Frequently Asked Questions page or email

Face Coverings

BGSU does not require face coverings on its campuses and will follow guidance from the Wood County Health Department and Erie County Health Department. Individuals may choose to wear face coverings at any time.

Free COVID-19 at-home rapid tests and KN95 masks to all BGSU students, faculty, and staff, while supplies are available, on the Bowling Green campus at the following locations: Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Jerome Library, Student Recreation Center and the front desk of each residence hall. If you have questions about tests or masks, please email

Positive Test

If you receive a positive COVID-19 test result, please immediately isolate yourself from others.

  • Main Campus [Bowling Green] The Wood County Health Department COVID-19 Hotline is available to answer your questions at 419-292-6100. Positive at-home COVID tests can be self-reported online.
  • Firelands Campus [Huron] The Erie County Health Department COVID-19 Information Line is available to answer your questions at 419-626-5623 Ext. 5170.

Isolation and Quarantine Period

BGSU will follow recommendations from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance in regards to isolation and quarantine for students, faculty and staff. 

Updated: 01/23/2023 12:06PM