Campus Operations Advisory

Information and updates about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)Updated: May 20, 9:30 a.m.

MSU-WP Responds to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Dean’s May 22 email to students

Access the dean of academic affairs’ May 22 email to students.

Virtual Town Hall

Chancellor Shirley Lawler hosted a town hall meeting via Zoom on May 20, 2020. Topics included plans to reopen campus and the status of budgets. If you were unable to attend, you are encouraged to view the recording.

Please submit any questions or comments to the chancellor's office.

New return-to-campus and travel policy

Learn more about the new return-to-campus and travel policy.

Emergency financial assistance

Missouri State-West Plains students impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak may be eligible for emergency funding through the MSU Foundation. Please email the MSU-WP financial aid office for an application.

Looking Forward

We are preparing our return to campus by slowly easing restrictions for our campus community and beginning a measured return to campus.

Social distancing guidelines will be posted in all campus facilities.

Learn more: Missouri State-West Plains will use phased approach to open for fall

Garnett Library

  • Opens June 1: Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Lybyer Computer Lab

  • May 18-31: the Lybyer Building is closed.
  • Lab opens June 1: services open to students; Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Shannon Hall campus (Mountain Grove)

  • Building & Computer Lab: May 18 to June 30: Open Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; closed Friday

Many offices will reopen on June 1. Learn more.