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Danforth Campus Digest (September 9, 2020)

‘Ask the Doctors’ Town Hall 6 p.m. tonight

Join two of the university’s top medical experts, Drs. Steve Lawrence, MD, MSc, FIDSA; and Cheri LeBlanc, MD for the next “Ask the Doctors” town hall.

Wednesday, Sept. 9

6-6:30 p.m.

Zoom URL

Topics will include quarantine and isolation housing, and your questions about COVID-19 and staying healthy. Questions may be submitted in advance by sending an email to (Please put “Town Hall Question” in the subject line.)

Learn more and see recordings of past town halls and other “Ask the Doctors” video and content on the WashU Together website.

WashU Express Care – Same day medical care

WashU Express Care is convenient, same-day care for WashU students, employees and family members (age 18-plus) available, via virtual visit, seven days a week (MyChart is required). See a Washington University emergency medicine physician virtually from home (for emergencies, call 911 or go to the closest emergency room).

For university insurance plan participants, visits are part of the WUDirect benefit with a reduced co-pay of $25. For other plans, usual co-pays apply. Express Care is available Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. and Saturday/Sunday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and is for adult care (age 18-plus) only.

In-person visits coming soon!

Call 844-747-3500 to schedule your visit.

‘I could not be more proud of our students’

Despite the COVID crisis, the Class of 2024 is only slightly smaller than last year’s record-setting class of 1,736 students. A total of 1808 students enrolled, though approximately 100 students have deferred their enrollment for the fall 2021. About 100 students will start their first-year remotely.

How did it go? “I could not be more proud of our students and families for working with us on our modified move-in process this year,” said Rob Wild, interim vice chancellor for student affairs. Read the full story in the Source.

New uses for familiar spaces

A first look at new study pods that are being installed throughout campus, such as this room with a view in the Sumers Welcome Center. The pods are designed to function as individual learning locations or study areas during the COVID-19 pandemic. To see more photos of efforts being done to welcome students back, see the Record feature “The View From Here.” (Photo: Sid Hastings/Washington University)