“The spread of the coronavirus is showing us that what we share is much more powerful than what keeps us apart, for better or for worse. All people are inescapably interconnected, and the more we can come together to solve our problems, the better off we will all be.”— Scott Kelly, retired NASA astronaut who spent nearly a year on the International Space Station. (Source: New York Times)Featured FAQ
Q: Who should I speak with for academic advising?
A: First-year students are encouraged to contact their advisor in the Center for Student Success and First-Year Experience. Undergraduates beyond the first year should contact their School or College academic advising office. Please go to the Keep Learning website for contact information to these advising offices.
- No more than 10 riders for large buses (30-40 feet), and
- No more than five riders for smaller buses.
Drivers will request/enforce rider distribution. Based on recent levels, ridership should not be affected by this action. O.U.T. is maintaining its current schedule, but delays may occur due to driver breaks and various maintenance issues. Buses are undergoing extra cleaning, and no bus is being used for consecutive days.Bursar’s Office
Starting today, the Bursar’s Office will be open to receive departmental deposits from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. If you need assistance, please call 662-915-1632 or email email@example.com.
The Office of Accounting in Falkner Hall is closed to the public. GL Documents may be forwarded via campus mail or scanned with supporting documentation to firstname.lastname@example.org. For any scanned GL Documents, please retain the original for departmental records. Office of Accounting staff are working remotely and will continue to respond to emails and voicemails. General inquiries for the Office of Accounting should be directed to email@example.com.Campus Mail
Campus Mail Services will be open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. for departments to pick-up and drop-off mail. Campus Mail Services will be closed to the public on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Additionally, all mail routes have been suspended. Campus Mail Services is located in the southeastern corner of the JAC parking lot. For further directions or assistance, please call 662-915-7648 or -7448. Questions may also be sent to Rachel Bost.Central Receiving
Central Receiving will remain open to the public Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. for package pick-ups. Mission-critical deliveries to departments will be scheduled for Tuesdays and Thursdays. For questions and assistance, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 662-915-7308 or -7448.
The Office of Procurement Services is closed to the public. We will continue to answer the main phone line, monitor incoming mail, and process requisition and payment requests daily. Inter-office mail can be dropped off in our mail slot 24/7. The mail slot is near the upper left-hand corner of our front door.
Purchasing, Travel, Procurement Card and Accounts Payable staff are working remotely and will continue to respond to emails and voicemails. The respective emails are email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, and firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional assistance, please call 662-915-7448 or email Rachel Bost.
Gas Cylinder Ordering and Delivery Process
In an effort to minimize the number of staff who need to be on campus, Facilities Management (FM) is changing the gas cylinder ordering and delivery process. Please continue to place orders for gas cylinder delivery/pickup through the normal SAP notification process. Beginning March 26, FM will only deliver and pick-up gas cylinders between 1-3 p.m. Any cylinder notifications received by 10 a.m. each day will be handled with same-day service, while orders received after 10 a.m. will be processed on the following business day. If you have questions, please call Production Control at 662-915-7003.University-Oxford Airport
University-Oxford Airport is operating under abbreviated hours on Monday-Friday from 7 a.m.–Noon. For questions, contact 662-234-2036, 662-832-5689 or visit https://airport.olemiss.edu/
Routing Tool on Keep Learning Site
The Keep Learning site offers advice, resources and support for students as they transition to remote learning. The right-side banner includes a message center that allows students to route their email messages to a specific office on campus for a quick response.
For students who need WiFi access to join classes, the Fant Library at Mississippi University for Women has posted a statewide map of dozens of publicly accessible hot spots that can be accessed from your car while practicing safe social distancing.
Center for Student Success & First-Year Experience Online Video Library
Faculty and Staff
You can join a remote drop-in via Zoom with Accessibility Specialists Lindsey Sneed and Jennifer Bland for questions, comments, or concerns about making online materials accessible for students with or without SDS accommodations. These sessions are available Wednesday through Friday, March 25-27 from Noon-1 p.m. An SDS representative will also be available to answer questions about shifting SDS accommodations to the online environment.
- Zoom session: https://olemiss.zoom.us/j/241701930
Meeting ID: 241 701 930
Zoom Drop-in Sessions Available Daily from March 23-27
- 9 a.m.: Proctorio Intro: https://olemiss.zoom.us/j/755066059
- 10 a.m.: General Teaching Support: https://zoom.us/j/688917651
- 1 p.m.: Blackboard Office Hours: https://olemiss.zoom.us/j/995909765
- 2 p.m.: Assignment Design: https://zoom.us/j/557359975
- 3 p.m.: Proctorio Setup Help: https://olemiss.zoom.us/j/556634913
Other Things to Know
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