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Mask information at UW-Eau Claire

As of March 12, 2022, masks are not required on UW-Eau Claire campuses. Please be respectful of an individual’s choice to wear or not wear a mask.

Disposable masks

UWEC provides free disposable masks at entryways of most campus buildings. Learn more on how to properly wear a mask from two UW-Eau Claire graduate assistants in this short video.

KN95/N95 masks

KN95 or N95 masks are available to all students and employees. Masks can be picked up at the ASK Center (Schofield Hall 230), Monday through Friday between 8 am and 4:30 pm. Masks will also be available at the Barron campus.

Voluntary fit testing can be requested by contacting These fit tests can be scheduled Tuesdays through Thursdays and take about 10-15 minutes.

N95/KN95 masks that are provided VOLUNTARILY, can do so without providing the training program. We do recommend clicking here for additional information to consider when using a N95/KN95 respirator.

Staff and faculty that are REQUIRED to wear these types of respirators must complete a training program and other regulatory requirements, see policy

According to CDC, it is advised to choose a mask that does NOT have exhalation valves or vents.