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January 7, 2021

Safe Return to Campus

Dear MC Staff,

Happy New Year!

I hope you had an opportunity to relax and enjoy the holidays after working so hard to make last semester a safe success. Thank you for the sacrifices you made, the inconveniences you worked around, and your hard work on behalf of MC and our students.

As we make a fresh start together in 2021, I wanted to remind you of some important dates and guidelines for the spring semester. 

Key Dates

January 4      Offices open, and MC staff returns to campus.

January 13     Move-in week begins.

January 18     Martin Luther King Day Holiday

January 19     Classes begin.

March 2        Spring Break Day (in place of full Spring Break)

April 2          Good Friday Holiday

April 5          Easter Monday Holiday


A Safe Return to Campus

Our focus now is on making a safe return to campus by following MC’s COVID-19 guidelines.

MC is offering free COVID testing for staff in the Nursing Annex this week. Clinic hours are from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The clinic will be closed on the afternoon of Tuesday, January 5. Additional dates and times are listed on the Strong & Courageous website.

The same campus safety guidelines you followed in the fall (mandatory use of masks on campus, cleaning processes, keeping classrooms at 50% capacity, and social distancing guidelines) will remain in place for the spring semester.

IT is Here to Help

With so many meetings and activities now virtual, please keep Becki Stringer’s contact information handy. If you need assistance, she will be happy to help.

Becki Stringer, Instructional Technology Specialist
601-925-3494
stringer@mc.edu

Thank you for doing your part to keep us safe as we begin another new year together on our beautiful MC campus.

Dr. Cindy Melton
Spring Opening Task Force Co-Chair