W Alert

  • Lockdown lifted
    W Alert: Lockdown is lifted based on investigation, by campus, local and state law enforcement agencies. There is no immediate threat to campus. Resume regular activities. Continue to be aware of your surroundings.
  • Remain in lock down
    W Alert: Suspect remains at large. Law enforcement is conducting building by building search. Remain in lock down until further notice.
    W-ALERT: Police looking for White Male wearing blue jeans and orange hoodie. Campus remains locked down.
  • Shooting - Lockdown Now 1/4/19 1:05pm
    W-ALERT: Shooting in front of Whitfield Hall. Campus is to lockdown immediately.

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Important Numbers

24-Hour Response

Emergency - 911
Chief of Police - 662-241-7777
MUW Police - 662-241-7777
Columbus Police - 662-244-3523
Baptist Memorial Hospital Golden Triangle - 662-244-1000
After Hours - 662-241-7777

8am-5pm Response

Student Health Center - 662-329-7289
VP Student Affairs - 662-329-7129
University Relations - 662-329-7119
Housing & Residence Life - 662-329-7127
Facilities Management - 662-329-7396
Director of Human Resources - 662-329-7222