COVID-19 Move-In Requirements
COVID-19 safety continues as an integral part of the campus experience. Every student moving into the residence halls must meet one of the four criteria below prior to being allowed to check in.
Be fully vaccinated at the time of check-in
Students are considered fully vaccinated when it has been at least two weeks since receiving the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or two weeks after the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
Those who were vaccinated at any location other than at Magers Health and Wellness Center must provide their documentation to Magers Health and Wellness Center by midnight Wednesday, July 28. The documentation can be submitted to Magers via any of the following:
Those who have provided vaccination information to Magers Health and Wellness Center will be entered into the Student Vaccination Incentive Program weekly drawings for prizes.
Been diagnosed with and recovered from COVID-19 within 90 days of check-in
If you were diagnosed with COVID-19 within 90 days of check-in, documentation must be emailed to COVID19@MissouriState.edu at least 24 hours prior to arrival.
The university will accept either a dated copy of the positive test result OR a dated copy of the isolation release letter from your local public health department. Documentation must include:
- Student’s name
- Date the test was taken, which must not be more than 90 days prior to arrival OR the date the student was released from isolation, which must not be more than 90 days prior to check-in.
Have tested negative for COVID-19 within 72 hours of arrival with a PCR test
You are allowed to get tested prior to your arrival. If you do, documentation of the results must be emailed to COVID19@MissouriState.edu at least 24 hours prior to arrival. Documentation MUST meet specific criteria, including
- Verifying it as a PCR test (antigen tests are not accepted).
- Student’s name.
- Date the test was taken (NOT the date results are received).
- Verification that the test was administered not more than 72 hours prior to arrival.
Get tested for COVID-19 upon arrival to check-in
Anyone not meeting the criteria above WILL be tested by the university as part of the move in process at no cost to the student. Upon arrival, you will be directed to an area for testing.
Additional information about the move-in process specific to you will be sent closer to move in. However, we want to encourage all on-campus students to submit their documentation by the dates noted above to ensure an easy move-in. Continue to check your email and our website for additional details.
Questions about COVID-19 move-in requirements?
Contact the COVID-19 Response Team at COVID19@MissouriState.edu or 417-837-3737.