W Alert

  • UPDATE: Normal operations resume Friday. All evening events canceled for Thursday night, including theatre performance. Continue to exercise caution.

  • Due to the snow, day and evening classes are canceled for Thursday 2/26. A decision on the Cat in the Hat performance will be made at noon Thursday. All other events are canceled. Cafeteria will operate on weekend schedule: Brunch: 10-1:30; Supper 4-5:30. Follow W-Alerts for any additional information.

  • W Alert: The W will close all offices and cancel day and evening classes Wednesday (Feb. 25) for predicted severe winter weather. Events scheduled for Wednesday are canceled. The cafeteria will remain open for on-campus students.

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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

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1100 College Street Columbus, MS 39701phone: 662.329.4750 or 877.462.8439