COVID-19 Updates for the OE Community

Updated as of May 19, 2021. This post will be updated with COVID-19 information specific to the Washington University School of Medicine Office of Education community. 

Find WashU School of Medicine updates at, the central COVID-19 resource for faculty, students, trainees, and staff.

Office of Education Announcements by Audience

Please review any or all of the messages below related to your area of interest.

For All
  • WUSM Specific Updated Activity Guidance, May 19, 2021: Changes to the COVID-19 activity and masking guidance. Please see the detailed instructions about what is and is not allowed in this message from the Dean.
  • COVID-19 Learner Re-Entry Guidance, March 14, 2021: Please review the latest COVID-19 Learner Re-Entry Guidance.
  • How to Be Safe During the Thanksgiving Holiday, Nov. 2020: As we enter the holiday season, we hope to answer some of the most common questions about travel and holidays with this FAQ. (no longer exists)
  • Remote Access to Becker Library Resources, June 23, 2020: Becker Library has opened up access through a proxy server to all faculty, staff, and students affiliated with the Medical School through August 31. Also see Online Instruction Guidance for guidance on copyright and fair use in the online classroom setting. (information no longer valid) For help, contact
  • COVID-19 Learner Re-Entry Guidance, June 5, 2020: Please review the latest COVID-19 Learner Re-Entry Guidance.
  • March 17, 2020: Washington University cancels spring commencement ceremonies (FOX 2 Now)
  • WUSM OE, March 16 2020: Per the Facilities Operations Update announcement (PDF), Olin Gym and Core 818 facilities are temporarily closing due to COVID-19 precaution. ~ Andy Wiegert.
For Program Directors & Clinicians
For Students

Additional COVID-19 Resources

Please utilize the following resources related to the School of Medicine’s response to COVID-19 as well as remote teaching and learning.


Contact ETIU for updates or questions about this page, or call 314-273-OMSE (8-5 M-F) for assistance with MD Program teaching and learning.