COLUMBUS, Miss. -- Mississippi University for Women has modified the Spring 2021 Academic Calendar to the reduce spread of COVID-19 associated with travel.
The W will continue with a predominantly online course structure. Classes will begin Monday, Jan. 11 and end Friday, April 23. The Spring Break Holiday was canceled to lessen the spread of COVID-19 from travel resulting in a shorter semester.
“The response of our campus throughout this pandemic has been incredible. We believe continued vigilance combined with a de-densified campus is the best strategy to sustain the health and safety of our campus community,” said Dr. Scott Tollison, provost and vice president of academic affairs.
Spring Semester 2021 Important Dates:
• Martin Luther King, Jr. Day- Jan.18
• Mid Semester Break - April 2-5
• Final Exams- April 19-23
• Commencement- April 24
Public health guidelines will determine future plans for large gatherings, including Spring 2021 Commencement.
For more information concerning the Spring 2021 Academic Calendar, please visit: https://www.muw.edu/registrar/academiccalendar/2021#spring.
The university is continuing to require all faculty, staff, students and visitors to wear face coverings unless walking alone in an outdoor space or working alone in a personal office space. Any person experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 (or any other illness) should stay home.
For updates concerning COVID-19 and The W, please visit: https://www.muw.edu/disease.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oct. 7, 2020
Contact: Tyler Wheat