It's the same at schools like the University of Wisconsin, James Madison University and North Carolina A&T — one of the largest historically black colleges and universities in the country that saw one of the lowest rates of COVID-19 spread among public universities in North Carolina — to name a few. All are utilizing BinaxNOW rapid tests to test their communities. As we continue to make progress in our fight against COVID-19, providing a safe and healthy learning environment for students and faculty is a necessary element of universities' return-to-campus plans. With BinaxNOW available for asymptomatic use, access to rapid, frequent testing for universities can help slow the spread of the virus and allow a sense of normalcy back on campus. Welcome back students. We're so happy to have you back. It's another moment of immense pride tinged with none of the melancholy. Dropping your kids off at college … and knowing your kids can get back to a more normal college life thanks to testing. Now, about that new best friend.