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Coronavirus Information

What you need to know about COVID-19

Resources + Information

COVID-19 is a rapidly-evolving situation. Emporia State University is actively preparing for potential impact to campus. We will post any actions the university takes and any other helpful information for faculty, staff and students on this page.

Check the FAQ regularly as information is changing rapidly in this unchartered territory.

Thank you for your patience, flexibility, and commitment during these challenging times. We expect the rapid changes to slow once our “new normal” has been established.

Campus Communications

Visit the campus communication page for all information pertaining to COVID-19, including campus operations, faculty and staff information, student information and links to frequently asked questions for employees, student employees and students. Check this page regularly for the latest information.

Campus Communications page

How to help + Giving back

Student Emergency Support

Right now, many of our Hornet students are experiencing enormous disruptions to their living situations and their livelihoods. Some of those students will need our support to keep their education on track. Please visit this page to make a gift to support our students. If you are a student needing emergency scholarship support, visit this page and complete an application for assistance.

Support our community

Visit the Emporia Strong website to learn how to support local restaurants and businesses. It also contains information on current food assistance resources and others way to support community needs, including ESU students.

Learn, Teach, + Work From Anywhere

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Learn Anywhere

Tips for students on learning remotely.

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Teach + Work Anywhere

Tips + resources for faculty + staff for learning and working remotely.

Additional CDC Resources

The links below will take you to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) website, where the latest information about COVID-19 is posted.

Disease basics

Information from the CDC regarding basics of COVID-19/Coronavirus.

Cases in the United States + Public Health Information

Information from the CDC's website regarding reported cases in the United States

Symptoms of COVID-19

Information from the CDC about symptoms you should be paying attention to.


Tips from the CDC regarding prevention + ways to protect yourself.

Travel Information

Tips from the CDC if you are traveling or have traveled recently.

If you are sick

What to do if you are sick.

Tips for handwashing

In this video, the Center for Disease Control demonstrates the proper way to wash hands to prevent the spread of viruses.

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