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 self report a COVID-19 case, please complete the WT COVID-19 Notification Form.

For questions related to COVID-19, please e-mail 

Last updated on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. CT

Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff who have medical related questions or are not feeling well should contact Richard Smith,, at 806-651- 2740, or their health provider.


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 confirmed cases for the week of 6/20/2022 - 6/26/2022

  • 2 cases are WTAMU employees

There were 10 confirmed cases for the week of   6/13/2022 - 6/19/2022

  • 1 case is a student attending coursework remotely
  • 9 cases are WTAMU employees

Long Term Data

There have been  1,965 total confirmed COVID-19 cases among WTAMU students and employees since March 1, 2020.

Of the 1,965 total confirmed cases among WTAMU students and employees:

  • There are 4 active cases
  • 1,961 cases are closed/recovered
    • 7 cases recovered last week (06/20/2022 - 06/26/2022)

Below is the breakdown of the cases reported beginning March 1, 2020 through June 26, 2022:

  • 1,654 individuals were WTAMU students at the time of reporting
    • 184 students were attending courses via remote access
    • 40 students were not actively enrolled in courses but reported positive tests (examples: summer semesters or winter break)
    • 1,431 students were attending courses on campus
  • 309 individuals were WTAMU employees at the time of reporting

WTAMU COVID-19 Testing

WTAMU offers COVID-19 testing for students, faculty, and staff through Student Medical Services or through the Athletics Program. 

Since 07/24/2020, WTAMU conducted 12,348 COVID-19 tests with an overall positivity rate of 7.45%.