Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

WT administrators are working nonstop to make decisions that affect every person at the University. Our goal is to make choices that are helpful, fair and judicious for everyone. We ask for patience and understanding as the information we receive changes quickly and can impact prior decisions and actions.

To report COVID-19 cases among WT students, faculty, and/or staff, potential exposure, or inquire about issues related to COVID-19 on WT's campus, please send an e-mail to:

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Last updated on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 8:15 a.m. (CST)

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Faculty and Staff

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Students should direct questions about rules and procedures related to COVID to COVID19@WTAMU.EDU. Students who have medical related questions or are not feeling well should contact Student Medical Services at 806-651-3287


How You Can Help

A few easy things we can all do include:

  • Wear a mask
  • Wash your hands for 20 seconds
  • Use hand sanitizer
  • Avoid shaking hands
  • Disinfect frequently touched objects using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe
  • Stay home when you are sick and avoid close contact with those who are sick
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth

West Texas A&M will continue to work with federal, state and local officials to monitor potential risks. If conditions change, we will update our campus community. You can find updated information about COVID-19 disease activity and recommendations at these sites:



Recent Trends

There were 15 confirmed cases for the week of 09/14/2020 – 09/20/2020

Below is breakdown of the cases reported for the week of 09/14/2020 – 09/20/2020

  • 13 individuals are WTAMU students
    • 1 student was attending courses online via remote access
    • 12 students were attending courses on campus
  • 2 individuals are WTAMU employees

There were 6 confirmed cases for the week of 09/07/2020 – 09/13/2020

Below is breakdown of the cases reported for the week of 09/07/2020 – 09/13/2020

  • 5 individuals are WTAMU students
    • 2 students were attending courses online via remote access
    • 3 students were attending courses on campus
  • 1 individual is a WTAMU employee


Long Term Data

There have been 86 total confirmed cases among WTAMU students and employees since March 1, 2020

Below is the breakdown of the cases reported beginning March 1, 2020 through September 6, 2020

  • 70 individuals are WTAMU students
    • 11 students were attending courses via remote access
    • 15 students were not actively enrolled in courses but reported positive tests (Summer Semesters)
    • 44 students were attending courses on campus
  • 16 individuals are WTAMU employees