COVID-19 | Webster University

COVID-19 Pandemic Resources

Continuing Updates on Webster's Preparation and Response

Refer to this page for operational changes, health and illness prevention tips and the latest updates as the University continues to monitor the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and adjust its global programs and operations.

CARES Act Funding: Applications under review

May 18 Update: The application window closed on May 15 for one-time emergency student grant from the CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund. We are in the process of reviewing all applications and sending decision notifications to Webster University email accounts. Some recipients have already been informed and received disbursements, but this process is still underway. It is our goal to communicate decisions in the next week and to disburse grants to eligible students by the end of May.

COVID-19 Task Force

A task force has led Webster's efforts to assess new information and coordinate operational response.

COVID-19 Task Force

University Announcements

View messages shared to the Webster University community from executive leadership and the COVID-19 Task Force.


Health & Safety Tips

The first line of defense against COVID-19 is preparedness and prevention. Consult these CDC resources and Webster policy updates to avoid spreading respiratory viruses.

Tips on Prevention, Safety from CDC


Answers to common questions you may have are updated here.


Travel Policy & Restrictions

As a public health precaution, those traveling are required to register their plans here. See Webster's travel policy and government recommendations.

Policy and Restrictions

Info for Employees

Stay home when you're sick and avoid close contact with others who are sick. Know the Human Resources policies, medical and leave benefits that affect you.

Employee Info

Info for Faculty

FAQs from the Office of Academic Affairs: Read more about adapting courses during online only instruction and general guidelines for class activities.

Faculty Info

Info for Students

Webster students may find more information about their current courses and how to continue their programs online.

Student Info

Operational Changes by Campuses

Courses at most campuses will be taught remotely through the summer 2020 term. Find out how COVID-19 has affected operations at your campus.

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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