Dean’s message on updated university masking guidelines

On March 18, 2022, Dean Mark P. Taylor shared this message with the Olin community. As you may be aware, mask-wearing in all Danforth Campus spaces became voluntary on March 14. While this may cause concern among some members of our staff and faculty, I’d like to reiterate guidance provided by the university’s public health […]

University update on masking guidance

To assist Olin faculty who choose to remove their masks while teaching, we will be adding back 6 ft distance markings to the teaching areas in Olin classrooms.

Save the dates for global immersion

Dean Taylor wants to assure students of Olin’s commitment to fulfilling the previously communicated schedule for the global immersion.

WashU announces fall 2021 plans

These plans are based on what we know now. It’s important to keep in mind that some details may continue to evolve as conditions change regionally and nationally. We will keep you informed of any significant updates.

On campus for the fall semester

This week, Dean Mark Taylor sent the following message to current and incoming students about plans for on-campus instruction in the fall semester—and procedures for students who might require an exemption from on-campus study.

Suspending international travel for fall 2021

Based on the advice of university leadership, in collaboration with public health authorities, we have decided we must suspend international travel for the fall semester.

To undergraduates: Coming to campus in fall 2021

Dean Mark P. Taylor sent this note to WashU Olin’s undergraduates on April 12, 2021. The 2021 fall semester is fast approaching, and I know after the challenges of the past year you are eager for word about plans for on-campus learning in the 2021-22 academic year. To put it simply, we’re expecting to see […]

Academic calendar for spring 2021

Updates on spring semester and the academic calendar going forward from the chancellor’s office.

Concerning travel over Thanksgiving break

If you travel beyond 60 miles from the university for Thanksgiving, you may not return to campus for the duration of the fall semester.

MBA global immersion postponed

“I hasten to add, however, that we have not—and we will not—abandon our commitment to this important component of your WashU Olin MBA experience.”

Sharing best practices for hybrid learning

This faculty conversation will cover best practices for hybrid and remote teaching learned throughout the first several weeks of the fall semester.

New info on the WashU COVID testing process

Information related to the on-campus testing requirement, including testing dates and registration, testing logistics, and exemptions.

Knight Center facility update

Knight Center will be a quarantine site for students exposed to the virus. WashU’s experts assure us we can accommodate that use while continuing classes on lower floors.