CLASSES CANCELED - Tuesday 1/16/18

W-ALERT: W-Alert: Due to anticipated winter weather conditions, MUW offices will be closed and classes will be canceled tomorrow (Tuesday Jan. 16). Stark Recreation Center will be open from 10am to 6pm. All fitness classes have been canceled. Food Services will operate at normal hours. Please be safe and exercise caution if driving.

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COLUMBUS, Miss. – The W was recognized as a 2016 Military Friendly® School.

The list was published by, which ranked colleges and universities based on a number of factors important to active duty service members, veterans, and military families.

The W was recognized in seven of the ten categories, including: participation in the Yellow Ribbon program; military tuition discounts; in-state tuition for spouses and dependents; credit awarded for CLEP; credit awarded for military experience; no penalties for deployed military students; and being recognized by the VA Principals of Excellence.

Currently, about two percent of The W’s students identify themselves as veterans or dependents.

In 2013, The W was named number 10 among southern regional universities in the Best College for Veterans List by U.S. News and World Report.

To find out more about services The W offers to veterans, visit