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.
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.
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.
Important Links + Resources
Lyon County + Emporia
PPE 3-D Printing Instructions + Template
Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE)
Center for Disease Control (CDC)
Learn, Teach, + Work From Anywhere
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.
Cases in the United States + Public Health Information
Information from the CDC's website regarding reported cases in the United States
Tips for handwashing
In this video, the Center for Disease Control demonstrates the proper way to wash hands to prevent the spread of viruses.
Video runtime: 2 minutes