Information Regarding Quarantine & Isolation Housing
The Department of Student Housing will offer limited Quarantine and Isolation housing to students who are living on campus and have been exposed to and/or test positive for COVID-19. If you need Quarantine or Isolation housing please contact one of our Hub Desks.
- Quarantine and Isolation Guide
- Quarantine and Isolation FAQs
- Information related to mail, laundry, dining, and other resources
- Information related to returning to campus following quarantine or isolation
- Information related to Residential Community Contact Info
- For the latest from Ole Miss regarding COVID-19, please visit the COVID-19 Update Page
- For information related to COVID-19 testing and vaccine information, please contact University Health Services
Student Housing COVID-19 FAQs
Who can parents/guardians contact if they need support for their student while in Quarantine/Isolation Housing?
If your student needs assistance while in quarantine or isolation housing, reach out to one of our Hub Desks. In case of emergency, please call UPD at 662-915-4911 or dial 911.
Are there quarantine and isolation housing options for students?
Yes, Student Housing will continue to offer limited quarantine and isolation housing to students who are living on campus and have been exposed to and/or test positive for COVID-19.
Am I allowed to have guests during my isolation or quarantine period?
Visitation is strictly prohibited while a student is being housed in quarantine or isolation housing.
If someone on my floor tests positive for COVID-19, what am I expected to do?
Unless you are contacted by The Department of Student Housing or if you are identified and contacted by someone who has tested positive COVID-19 there is nothing you need to do.
What resources are available for students in quarantine or isolation housing?
For information on meal deliveries, packages and mail while in quarantine and isolation housing, please visit the Quarantine and Isolation Housing Resource Sheet. Additional campus resources can be found on the COVID-19 Campus Resource page
Who will be checking on a student that is in quarantine or isolation housing?
Students will receive communication from Student Housing with information and resources. Students in quarantine or isolation housing should check their Ole Miss Gmail regularly for information and updates. Students who need assistance while in quarantine or isolation housing should reach out to one of our Hub Desks, or the Department of Student Housing at firstname.lastname@example.org or (662) 915-7328
Who do students contact after-hours (nights and weekends) while in quarantine or isolation housing?
Students who need assistance while in quarantine or isolation housing should reach out to one of our Hub Desks. In case of emergency, please call UPD at 662-915-4911 or dial 911.
What steps does a student need to take to return to their fall/spring room assignment?
For information regarding your return to your fall room assignment, please review the instructions on How to Return from Quarantine and Isolation.
Health and Safety
Will Student Housing be providing any added cleaning in public spaces and bathrooms?
Student Housing will provide frequent cleaning of high-touch and public areas, including bathrooms, throughout the day. Hand sanitizer and disinfecting wipes will be supplied in lobbies and throughout the buildings.
Are students required to wear masks in the residence halls?
For the latest guidance on masks, please visit the COVID-19 page.
Where can residents get a mask?
Each residence hall front desk will have a limited supply of disposable masks.
Will visitation be allowed in the residence halls?
Yes, regular visitation will resume for fall 2021. Based on the spread of the virus on campus and in the community Student Housing will update students on any changes to the visitation policy.
What if my roommate contracts COVID-19?
Please contact your assigned fall residence hall front desk to report any COVID-19 exposure.
What is Student Housing doing to ensure that all residents adhere to UM’s health and safety protocols?
It takes all of us working together to maintain a healthy living environment. We ask all residents to inform their in-hall Housing staff of anyone who is not abiding by the University of Mississippi’s COVID-19 guidelines.
What if I have questions about vaccinations?
For information related to COVID-19 testing and vaccine information, please contact University Health Services.
Will students living on campus be required to provide vaccination documentation?
No, for current guidance on vaccination status and documentation, please visit the COVID-19 page.
Who do I contact if I have any questions?