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The Plan for Fall 2020
WSU Together:

COVID-19 Ready

Promoting a culture of mutual care and compliance with health and safety guidelines is critical to ensuring the Coug experience.

What you need to know now

  • You must complete a self-attestation form every day you plan to be at a physical WSU location. Locations include all campuses, extension locations, and satellite offices.
  • WSU is cooperating with health authorities statewide to facilitate contact tracing.
  • WSU Pullman has developed a plan describing the use of facilities on campus for the fall 2020 semester.
  • The following town halls are scheduled:
    • WSU Tri-Cities: August 18 at 4 pm
    • WSU Health Sciences Spokane : August 27 at 3 pm

Health and Safety of all Cougs

WSU will:

  • Implement contact tracing capabilities.
  • Require all students, faculty, staff and visitors complete a self-attestation form every day you plan to be at a physical WSU location. Locations include all campuses, extension locations, and satellite offices.
  • Require appropriate face covering in indoor public spaces and outdoors when it isn’t possible to stay 6 feet apart from others.  Review exemptions and best practices for face coverings.
  • Develop physical distancing policies for all in-person classes, activities, events and meetings. 
  • Put in place cleaning protocols for all facilities, including classrooms, instructional laboratories, meeting spaces and offices.
  •  Provide mandatory training for all students, faculty and staff to ensure public health guidelines are practiced.