TAMIU On-Campus Testing
Last updated: 01/22/21
For a comprehensive week-by-week breakdown, please visit our COVID TESTING DASHBOARD.

COVID-19 testing results are posted on Friday afternoons. 

Information on COVID-19 Testing Sites throughout Laredo is here. 
Date Total Tested Positive Negative Inconclusive Estimated Recovered Positivity Rate* Laredo Positivity Rate
Cumulative Totals 6168 114 5988 66 105 1.85% 15.25%

*The Positivity Rate is the percentage of positive test results to the total number of tests conducted at TAMIU.

Spring 2021 Schedule

TAMIU Flex Courses

Jan. 25 - Feb. 6

Students take courses synchronously* off campus. Faculty teach from classroom or faculty office.

Starting Feb. 8

Courses taught on normal schedule with option of in-person or synchronous attendance. Faculty teach from classroom.

School of Nursing Flex Courses

Starting Jan. 25

Courses taught on normal schedule with in-person or synchronous attendance.

Lab / Performance Courses

Jan. 25- Jan. 30

Students take courses synchronously off campus. Faculty teach from classroom or faculty office.

Starting Feb. 1

Students take Lab/Performance courses on campus. Faculty teach from classroom.

Online Courses

Starting Jan. 25

Taught on Normal Schedule


Updated: 01/21/2021

Office of the President

Dear University Community,

Texas A&M International University’s Spring Semester 2021 begins Monday, Jan. 25, 2021. We have developed a staggered re-entry plan for students beginning January 25 through Saturday, Feb. 6. This plan, focused on maintaining the health and safety of our campus,  is subject to change. Students should monitor their official TAMIU email accounts, Uconnect and the University’s website for updates.

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The University’s expansive COVID-19 Compact for Students Returning to Campus is also online and notes that returning students need to complete a COVID-19 Training Video on Blackboard before returning to campus.

Course delivery information is below.

TAMIUFlex Courses:

Students will attend class synchronously (livestreaming) off campus through Saturday, Feb. 6.  TAMIU faculty will teach synchronously from campus (office or classroom). Beginning Monday, Feb. 8, TAMIUFlex courses will be taught on the established schedule with the option of in-person or synchronous attendance.  Faculty will teach from classroom.

Dr. F. M. Canseco School of Nursing TAMIU Flex Courses:

Courses will be taught as scheduled beginning January 25 with in-person or synchronous attendance. TAMIU Nursing students, who participate in required clinical training as part of their program, will also complete required COVID-19 tests prior to beginning clinical experiences.

Lab/Performance Courses:

Students will take courses synchronously (livestream) off-campus through Friday, Jan. 30.  Students will take lab and performance courses on campus beginning Monday, Feb. 1  and thereafter.

TAMIU Online Classes:

Will be offered as scheduled with no changes to delivery throughout this plan. 

When coming to campus for resources or services, all members of the TAMIU community must continue to observe masking, social distancing and hand-washing requirements.  All University services will be available on campus or online. The University’s Sue and Radcliffe Killam Library will be open. The Rec Center will reopen Monday, Feb 8.

COVID-19 testing for faculty, on-campus residents and staff is available on campus. Student testing for non-campus residents  resumes Monday, Feb. 1.

TAMIU continues to coordinate its COVID-19 Response with the City of Laredo Health Department, Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS)  and The Texas A&M University System.  TAMIU has also been designated as a Vaccine Center and strictly follows DSHS guidelines for administering University community vaccinations.

Additional information on the University’s COVID-19 response is available from the online COVID-19 Resource Center.

Be Safe. Be Well.

Pablo Arenaz, Ph.D.




How is it Spread?

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Coughing and sneezing

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Close personal contact

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 Not washing hands

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Touching your mouth, nose, or eyes

Prevent the Spread!

Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds

Do NOT touch your mouth, nose, or eyes with unwashed hands

Avoid close contact with people who are sick

Cover your cough and sneeze with a tissue, throw tissue in trash

Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces

Stay home from work or school if you have fever or are not feeling well.




Symptoms may appear in as few as 2 days or approximately 2 weeks after exposure.

Symptoms may include:

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Difficulty Breathing


If you have symptoms, contact a healthcare provider. Current TAMIU Students can call Student Health Services at (956) 326-2236 or visit Student Center (STC) room 125.


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