In the face of the worldwide COVID-19 outbreak, Wichita State University's first priority is the health, safety and well-being of our entire Shocker community. Below you'll find the latest information and answers about the university's wide-ranging response to the pandemic.
NOTE: This is a complex, challenging, and fluid situation which continues to evolve rapidly. All information on these pages is subject to change as deemed necessary by University leadership in accordance with guidance and recommendations issued by federal, state, and local public health and government officials.
- August 3: Student and employee guides for the Fall 2020 semester.
- July 26 (email to students): Academic Affairs Fall Update on course delivery, technology resources and more.
- July 15 (email to students): Student Affairs Fall Semester Update on preparation for fall and self-quarantine options for students from heavily impacted states.
- July 2: Spring 2021 Semester Update including information on a delayed start, Spring Break and more.
- May 28: Fall update from President Golden including planning for Thanksgiving Break, tuition and student fees.
Assisting in the fight against COVID-19
Wichita State University is serving as a central community repository for donations of personal protective equipment.
Wichita State University researchers from multiple disciplines are hard at work addressing the COVID-19 outbreak. Take a look at COVID-19 research efforts under way.
Other ways to help
Help us support our students in this unprecedented time of stress and need, by giving to the COVID-19 Emergency Fund for Students.
Donations to this fund will be used to buy raw materials to make thousands of face masks, disposable medical gowns and disposable stethoscopes.
Ad Astra Coalition
A coalition of businesses and government partners working to answer the challenges being created by the COVID-19 pandemic.