Coronavirus Updates

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The English department at Wichita State University boasts a broad and flexible program of courses that are central to a liberal arts education. The department offers degree programs in creative writing, literature and English teaching, as well as a range of courses in linguistics.


Due to the Sedgwick County stay-at-home order, the WSU campus will be closed 3/25-4/25.  The English Department Office at Lindquist Hall will therefore be closed. However, the department continues to operate remotely, and your faculty and instuctors are still accessible via email and other remote methods. We are all committed to your education and scholarship, so you should feel free to contact your instructors or myself with any concerns.

The Writing Center also remains fully operational; you may access that here:

Please continue to follow WSU's COVID-19 information page:

If you need assistance preparing to continue your classes online, there is lots of info and help here:

Please take care of yourself and stay healty; Student Health Services continues their work:

Course descriptions for Summer literature classes:

To give you something to look forward to, Fall Course Descriptions are now live at the following link: 

Any other questions please contact your course instructor or Fran Connor (interim Chair).

Please take care. 






Enrichment and career enhancement

English students enjoy many opportunities for personal enrichment and a variety of career possibilities. Students choosing to study additional disciplines find the knowledge and communication skills acquired in their English coursework to be a valuable asset as they seek entrance to a wide range of fields that includes communication, education, government, law and business.