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Plan for the fall semester is now available

The safety and well-being of our university community and the St. Louis region are our highest priorities. As we continue to prepare for the 2020-21 academic year, we will provide updates and share our plans for the year ahead.

Latest Updates

August town halls

The Danforth Campus community is invited to attend a second round of town hall webinars August 3-7 to learn more about the university’s plans for the fall semester, and to ask questions and share feedback with university leadership.

Recent Communications

Our plan for the fall semester

For the last several months, we have been squarely focused on planning for the fall semester and the steps we will take to bring our students, faculty, and staff back to the Danforth Campus as safely as possible for teaching, learning, research, and community. We are writing to you today to share our plan for fall.

Message to alumni

We are grateful for your moral support and encouragement in light of the significant challenges and sacrifices our students face. WashU is a stronger university because we are in this together.

Message to new students and families

Dear new Washington University students and families, As we have shared previously, we are so thrilled that you have chosen Washington University and we want to again extend our welcome to you, as our newest members of the Bear Family!  Without a doubt, your first year at WashU will be historic and memorable. You will […]

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Frequently Asked Questions

Check the FAQ for answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.

School of Medicine

Visit the central COVID-19 resource for WashU Med faculty, students, trainees and staff.


For the latest COVID-19 research and news stories on WashU’s response to the pandemic, visit The Source.

Share your story

We are all living in a historic moment. Today, we are making sacrifices, showing acts of leadership and finding simple joys. There are many untold stories that need to be celebrated and remembered. We encourage you to share yours.

St. Louis Community Updates

WashU joins the St. Louis community as we fight the COVID-19 virus to reduce its impact on the region. Read more on the Government & Community Relations website.

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