University-wide policies

University-wide education-related COVID-19 procedures are available at

Find additional education-related information on the Office of Education website.

Masking alternatives for instruction — non-clinical spaces

To address concerns about effective communication during teaching in certain non-clinical situations, Washington University has developed guidelines for and evaluations of mask alternatives.


Visit the Visitors page for the current policy on the following groups visiting in clinical and non-clinical spaces:

  • High school students
  • Undergraduate students
  • Health professional and graduate students from Washington University
  • Health professional students and residents/fellows from affiliates
  • Medical students from outside Washington University