The University of Mississippi is committed to keeping students updated, informed and healthy. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions not answered below.
Top 3 things to know
1. Looking for tips about taking classes remotely and on-line? Check out this list.
- Treat an online course like a face-to-face course.
- Hold yourself accountable.
- Practice time management.
- Plan ahead.
- Create a regular study space and stay organized.
- Eliminate distractions.
- Don’t multitask.
- Figure out how you learn best.
- Actively participate.
- Create a network.
- Create a balance.
- Get a good night’s sleep.
- Reward yourself
2. Looking to host a little get-together?
Student event guidelines have changed. Social gatherings (parties, socials, dances and similar activities with mingling) held on campus are capped at 10 participants indoors/25 participants outdoors. Masks and distancing are still required and social gatherings off-campus are still not allowed.
Events and other activities (structured gatherings with a specific agenda, social distancing, mask-wearing and no mingling) on campus are limited to the university-determined capacity of the meeting space. Masks and distancing are still required, along with a protocol compliance point person. Submit off-campus events for review/approval 15 business days in advance on The ForUM and track attendance.
3. Looking to get a flu shot?
- Covid-19 testing, symptoms, what to do with a positive result for yourself or a close contact, quarantine/isolation and mask-wearing
- Class attendance after a positive Covid-19 test, face masks in the classroom and remote classes
- Chapter facilities, meetings, social events, recruitment, and safety precautions
- Roommates, fees, guests and safety precautions. For specifics about quarantine and isolation, visit the quarantine/isolation page.
- Tuition, fees and textbooks
- Mask-wearing, social distancing, how to clean personal space within a classroom and use the Daily Symptom Checker
- Information about how guidelines related to Covid-19 will be enforced
- Dining facility hours and safety precautions
- Support and information for students taking remote or hybrid classes
- List of local clinics offering tests. Any student or employee who tests positive for Covid-19 must report the test to University Health Services.
- Best practices and information from Dr. Charlotte Fant Pegues, Interim Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
- Checklist and information for students before the start of the semester from Dr. Charlotte Fant Pegues, Interim Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
- Information about how the university will resume daily operations and return to instruction on campus for the Fall 2020 semester
- Basic health measures for preventing the spread of Covid-19
- Overview of changes to student services and student engagement activities
- Regulations for in-person events, as directed by Governor Tate Reeves
- Links to detailed information about how to stay healthy