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Community Standards

COVID-19 Gold Vaccine Syringe

Get Your Vaccine

Access vaccination information through the Moffitt Health Center and Mississippi State Department of Health websites.

COVID-19 Gold Mask

Wear Your Face Covering in Required Settings

Wear a face covering over the nose and mouth to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Face coverings are required for all in-person academic classes and required in-person class activities. Face coverings are recommended but not required outside of official academic classes and class activities, including at public events such as performances, large group events, and orientation, and in public spaces such as the libraries, lobbies, and dining spaces.

Face coverings are recommended but not required in individual office and office settings in which employees do not share space with others.

COVID-19 Physical Distance

Keep Your Distance

Avoid close contact by maintaining physical distance from others.
Physical distancing modifications have been made to on-campus housing, on-campus dining facilities, classrooms, common areas and study spaces.

COVID-19 Wash Hands

Wash Your Hands

Maintain good personal hygiene by washing hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer of at least 60% alcohol.

COVID-19 Self-screening

Monitor Your Health

Conduct a daily self-screening to assess for symptoms, stay home when sick, and seek medical care if needed. 

ll USM faculty, staff and students are required to self-screen each day for symptoms of COVID-19 before coming onto any University property or going to class.