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.
- February 1: Spring semester welcome message from Interim President Rick Muma
- January 22: COVID Vaccine Update
- December 2: Letter to Faculty from Interim Provost Shirley Lefever
- October 30: Student Guide: What students can expect for the spring semester
- October 28: VIDEO: Interim President Rick Muma Reminds Shocker Nation to Remain Safe
- October 22: Voluntary asymptomatic COVID-19 testing now available for university employees
- October 10: WSU launches COVID-19 Voluntary Asymptomatic Surveillance Testing Program for students
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.
Ad Astra Coalition
A coalition of businesses and government partners working to answer the challenges being created by the COVID-19 pandemic.