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COVID-19 Pandemic Resources

Updates on Webster's Preparation and Response

Refer to this page for operational changes, health and illness prevention tips and other updates during the SARS-CORONA VIRUS-2 (COVID-19) pandemic.

Daily Health Screening Form


Student Pledge to Follow COVID Safety Protocol


Transition & Adaptability Policy for Employees (Updated Oct. 21)


Known Cases Reporting

These totals are updated when new information becomes available. Due to Webster University's distributed model, with campuses on four continents and a global online network, known cases are segmented by location and remote/online settings in the table on this page.

  • Last Updated Nov. 20: Since the fall term began in August, Webster is aware of 10 new confirmed cases among residential students at the Webster Groves main campus, 12 among students who commute to the Webster Groves campus, and 15 cases among employees who work on that campus.  
  • Last Updated Nov. 20: Network-wide since March 2020, Webster is aware of 133 cases of individual students, faculty or staff in our worldwide communities (on campus and online) reporting positive tests, including individuals who were studying or working remotely at the time of their positive case. See a breakdown of cases by location and on-campus/remote in this table
  • What if I test positive? Individuals should review the protocols outlined here for reporting a positive case and understanding the next steps taken by the individual and the university.

CDC Info on Pandemic


Info for Employees

Stay home when you're sick, submit your daily health screening before entering campus, and know the Human Resources policies and benefits that affect you.

Info for Employees

University Announcements

View messages shared to the Webster University community from executive leadership, the COVID-19 Task Force, and the Task Force on Transition & Adaptability.



Info for Faculty

Originally created for the spring transition to remote course delivery at the beginning of the pandemic, this section will be updated with faculty resources.

Faculty Info

Info for Students & Families

Webster will begin the fall 2020 term as scheduled. This section covers topics for students and families, including safety measures everyone in our community must follow.

Student Info

Health & Safety Tips

The first line of defense against COVID-19 is preparedness and prevention. These safety measures and protocols are informed by CDC and other public health authority guidance.

What we're doing to stay safe

Student Academic FAQ

How will classes look this fall? What will the protocols be? Many academic-related student questions are covered here.



Travel Policy & Restrictions

See Webster's travel policy and government recommendations.

Policy and Restrictions

COVID-19 Task Force

Webster's COVID-19 Task Force was launched at the beginning of the pandemic to collect and communicate important information affecting our community.

COVID-19 Task Force


Operational Changes by Campuses

Webster has campuses across the United States and around the world. Operational changes related to local conditions will be posted here.

Operational Changes

Who to Contact

Hotline resources are available by state and region. We're helping our community find local websites, phone numbers and email addresses.

Contact Information




The email address has been created for questions about operations that are not already addressed on this website. We encourage community members to first read these pages and the various links and sections to get the latest updates. However, this email is available to funnel specific questions to the subject matter experts within Webster’s operations for all other questions that cannot be addressed in these webpages.



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