COVID-19 Information: COVID-19 Info Page Coronavirus Self-Checker Student Contact (.pdf) Employee Contact (.pdf) Case Tracker

Face Masks: The W requires everyone, regardless of vaccination status, to wear a face covering inside all buildings.

Be WISE to Win blue vaccine vile on yellow background

Be Wise to Win

We are so excited to have you back on campus this fall. The W OWLS family is strongly encouraging everyone who is eligible to get your COVID-19 vaccination. Not only will you be keeping yourself and those around you healthy, you will also be able to participate in our Be Wise to Win incentive program to win awesome prizes.

There are several ways to participate:

     1. Receive your Covid-19 College Challenge T-shirt

     2.  Apply for a fall residence hall credit

     3.  Enter the student and employee drawings

T-shirts

Partially and fully vaccinated students, faculty, and staff are eligible for this Be Wise to Win vaccine incentive, while supplies last.*

T-shirts can be picked up from Cochran Hall (4th floor) during business hours. 

Residence Hall Credit

Fully vaccinated residential students are eligible for this Be Wise to Win vaccine incentive.* To apply for this $500 fall credit, please submit a copy of your vaccination card to the Office of Housing and Residence Life by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Students who submitted proof of vaccination at move-in should email the housing office to confirm their interest in this incentive. Students can submit for this incentive through September 24, 2021. 

Drawings

Partially and fully vaccinated students, faculty, and staff are eligible for this Be WISE to Win vaccine incentive. Both student and employee contest submissions are managed through the Student Life Campus Labs secure portal and your submission is used only for the purposes of the contest.

The contest begins August 16, 2021 at 12 p.m. CST and ends September 24, 2021 at 12 p.m. CST. Drawing time and dates are 12 p.m. CST on September 3, 10, 17 and 24, 2021. Only entries received prior to the drawing time and dates will be considered.

Student Prizes

Weeks 1, 2, & 3:

(8) Sodexo Flex Credit at $200 each
(8) Bookstore Credit at $200 each
(1) 40” Vizio Smart TV

Week 4:

(8) Sodexo Flex Credit at $200 each
(8) Bookstore Credit at $200 each
(1) 40” Vizio Smart TV
(1) Green space parking privileges
(3) Tuition Credit**

Employee Prizes

Weeks 1, 2, 3, & 4:

(1) Sodexo Flex Credit $200
(1) Bookstore Credit $200
(2) Visa Gift Card $200
(2) Amazon Gift Card $200
(1) Fitbit Charge 4 $200 value
(1) Nintendo Switch Bundle $400 value
(1) Local Restaurant Dining $200 {$100 Eat With Us, $50 Zachary’s, $50 Huck’s}
(1) AirPods Pro $200 value

Enter To Win Drawings

 

Drawing FAQs

  • What are the dates of the contest? The contest begins August 16, 2021 at 12 p.m. CST and ends September 24, 2021 at 12 p.m. CST. 
  • When are the prize drawings? Drawing time and dates are 12 p.m. CST on September 3, 10, 17 and 24, 2021.  Only entries received prior to the drawing time and dates will be considered.
  • Who is eligible?  This contest is open to all currently enrolled MUW students for Fall 2021 and benefits-eligible Faculty and Staff who have received at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccination.  Individuals who are not vaccinated at the beginning of the contest may enter once they receive a vaccine.  
  • I am a benefits eligible employee but also enrolled as a student.  Can I enter both incentive contests? No, employees may only enter the employee contest.
  • How do I enter?  Complete the online form and upload your vaccination card. Students follow this link to enter: https://muw.campuslabs.com/engage/submitter/form/start/495968.  Employees follow this link to enter:  https://muw.campuslabs.com/engage/submitter/form/start/496144. Both student and employee contest submissions are managed through the Student Life Campus Labs secure portal and your submission is used only for the purposes of the contest.
  • How many times can I enter and win, and can I select my prize?  You may only enter one time and your name will remain in the weekly drawings unless you win.  There is only one prize per entrant. Students will select the drawing(s) they wish to enter. Employees will be entered for all employee prizes.  Winners will be removed from future drawings.
  • How will I be notified if I win and how do I get my prize? Winners will be notified within 7 days of the drawing by Student Affairs (students) or the Office of Human Resources (employees) and instructed where to pick up prizes. The University will not substitute or swap your prize for other listed prizes.  All tangible prizes MUST be picked up on campus in person, and prizes not claimed within 30 days of notification will be forfeited.
  • Will it be announced that I won?  Winners will be announced each week.  If the winners provide permission for disclosure, their name and prize may be announced publicly on MUW social media.  Otherwise, winners will be announced in general terms, i.e. a faculty member in the College of Business and Professional Studies wins AirPods or a junior in Nursing wins free tuition.  
  • How do I get vaccinated? Free vaccinations are available to all members of the campus community. If you are interested in receiving a free COVID-19 vaccine on campus, please call the Campus Health Center at 662-329-7289. For more information and if you have questions, please visit MSDH's site at: https://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/_static/14,0,420,976.html.
  • What if I am not able to receive the vaccination?  Individuals who cannot be vaccinated due to documented religious or medical reasons may fill out an exemption/declination form and also be entered to win prizes.  Students should email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and employees should email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to request the form.  Individuals will need to upload the exemption/declination form with supporting documentation in place of vaccine proof.   

 

*Individuals who cannot be vaccinated due to documented religious or medical reasons may still participate. Students should email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and employees should email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

**Students receiving tuition credit will have their student account credited. Any scholarship awarded is subject to all applicable federal and state laws and may be subject to reduction based upon applicable scholarship or financial aid limits.