Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Information for educators and students

This page is designed to provide the most current information of use to students and educators at the College of Medicine as leadership evaluates what personal protective equipment and training is needed for students and determining when it will be safe to resume clinical learning and classroom/small group training.

Info for educators

Guide to remote teaching

Penn State's Remote Teaching website has a number of resources to help faculty offer courses remotely when teaching on campus is not an option.

See the Remote Teaching website

Accessibility resources for remote courses

All online materials, including online learning, must follow University policies regarding accessibility for people with disabilities and differences. A number of resources are available for instructors who are offering online courses.

In addition, the College of Medicine Accessibility Web Liaisons are available to answer specific accessibility questions and provide links to resources for particular needs. Email with questions.

See University accessibility resources
Email the College of Medicine Accessibility Web Liaisons

Info for students

All students

If having symptoms or exposed to someone who is COVID-19 positive

Penn State College of Medicine students who think they have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, or who have symptoms themselves, should follow specific guidance.

See COVID-19 testing guidance for students after exposure or developing symptoms
All students

Latest updates for students

This document includes updates on COVID-19 and the expectations and guidelines for students. The document will be updated as new information becomes available.

Read COVID-19 updates for students
All students

Submit a COVID-19 question

Students are invited to submit their questions about the College of Medicine's response to COVID-19, or about changes to the curriculum as a result of it, to their program via an online form.

Submit a student question
Graduate students

GSA Care Committee

The Graduate Student Association is committed to providing support for grad students who are isolated at home during COVID-19. Students who are unable to leave their homes for various reasons should complete the online form below, and the GSA COVID Care Committee will reach out.

Submit Info to Care Committee