Aura Scheduling Application


What is the Aura Scheduling Application?

W&L has contracted with GENETWORx to perform Covid-19 testing throughout the winter and spring academic terms. The Aura scheduling application is being provided by GENETWORx to more easily mange individual test scheduling and results messaging.

Do I have to use the Aura app to schedule my covid-19 test?

Yes. All students, faculty and staff will need to set up an Aura account to schedule and manage covid-19 testing.

What are the steps for setting up an Aura account and scheduling an appointment?

First, you will receive an email message from Aura <> which will contain a link to "set your password".

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After setting your password, log into your Aura account at ( using your W&L email address and the Aura password you just created.

    • After logging in, click the "schedule" link on the left.

    • Select Washington & Lee University - Evans Hall just above the map.

    • Select the time you'd like to be tested, then click "book appointment".

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Do I need to allow Aura to "know" my location?

You DO NOT need to allow Aura to know your location. When logging into Aura, you may receive a pop-up asking for your location. Simply close the pop-up or click "no" to prevent the application from tracking your location.

How do I know my appointment was scheduled?

You will receive an email from Aura confirming your appointment after completing the steps above. You can also log into your Aura account to view your scheduled appointments.

Can I set up my Aura account using a smartphone app?

Yes. For those with smartphones, Aura also provides an app that includes all the functionality above including scheduling your testing, touchless check-in on the day of testing and viewing your testing results.