What you need to know about COVID-19
Resources + Information
Emporia State University will post actions the university takes amid COVID-19 and any other helpful information for faculty, staff and students on these pages.
Check the FAQ regularly.
Thank you for your patience, flexibility, and commitment during these challenging times.
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 CARES Act Funding
ESU has received CARES Act funding for students. Visit this page for all of the details and information you need to apply for funds.
Support our community
Visit the Emporia Strong website to learn how to support local restaurants and businesses. The website contains information on food assistance resources and other ways 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)
Mental Health Resources
Student Wellness Center Counseling Services is providing counseling for ESU Students via Zoom for Healthcare. Please call 620-341-5222 to schedule a time to talk with a counselor. Students can take a stress and depression questionnaire and dialogue with a counselor anonymously at
ESU Students can also navigate to the Counseling Center Resource tile on the dashboard in Canvas. This page connects to apps to manage stress, ideas for positive coping skills during times of stress and uncertainty and student resources available. The Counseling Center resource page also houses group workshops and hosts groups for Biofeedback, Art Therapy, and Connection.
Faculty + Staff
For faculty and staff, the State of Kansas’ Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is available 24/7 and can be reached at 1-888-275-1205, option 1. Learn more about the services provided by the EAP here: http://www.kdheks.gov/hcf/healthquest/eap.html
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