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Monthly Archives: March 2020

Mar 03, 2020

Student FAQ

2020-10-02T10:03:35-05:00March 27th, 2020|

COMMENCEMENT In an effort to celebrate with you, Missouri Western State University has rescheduled its Spring Commencement ceremony for Family Weekend this fall. The ceremony for students who earned their degrees in the spring semester and in the summer term will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 20, 2020, in [...]

Mar 03, 2020

Public Health Officials in Your Area

2020-03-25T13:45:34-05:00March 25th, 2020|

The CDC has compiled a list of resources you can use to find the health officials in your area. You can search by state, county or city. https://www.cdc.gov/publichealthgateway/healthdirectories/index.html  

Mar 03, 2020

Remote Worker IT Resources

2020-03-25T13:43:45-05:00March 25th, 2020|

IT Services has compiled a set of resources for employees describing how to access essential services while working remotely at griff.vn/remote. Many of the services require the installation and usage of a VPN (Virtual Private Network) client on the remote computer. Instructions may be found on the website. At this time, all employees have been [...]

Mar 03, 2020

Counseling Center Telecounseling

2020-04-13T14:30:51-05:00March 25th, 2020|

The Counseling Center is now offering telephone and video counseling. Students who wish to utilize these services and schedule an appointment should complete this form: https://mwsu.titaniumhwc.com/  or call the office phone number at (816) 271-4327.  We will continue to have counselors available daily, from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Additionally, Student Affairs continues to support faculty during [...]

Mar 03, 2020

Diversity Commitment

2020-03-25T13:36:18-05:00March 25th, 2020|

Stigma and discrimination can occur when people associate an infectious disease, such as COVID-19, with a population or nationality, even though not everyone in that population or from that region is infected or at risk for the disease. Stigma hurts everyone by creating fear or anger toward ordinary people instead of the disease that is [...]

Mar 03, 2020

Outside Assistance

2020-10-26T10:06:29-05:00March 25th, 2020|

Many companies are currently offering reduced price/free services due to the coronavirus outbreak. Please contact each of these companies for more information. Many of them are limited time offers and some may require you to sign up and pay for their services once your free trial is complete. Always read the fine print before signing [...]

Mar 03, 2020

Student Organization Guidelines

2020-03-24T16:52:20-05:00March 24th, 2020|

Here are a few updates from Student Affairs on participating in student organizations for the remainder of the semester. Continued publicity of meetings, virtual gatherings - You can still promote your virtual events via the Publicity Request Form. If you don't have an event, but you have good news, we want to know about it, [...]

Mar 03, 2020

10 Tips for Working Remotely

2020-03-24T16:06:21-05:00March 24th, 2020|

Many people are new to the remote-working world. It can be a tough adjustment if you’ve never done it before. Here are a few tips to help you get comfortable in your new space. Get Your Technology in order Technology is what enables remote work in the first place, so make sure to take your [...]

Mar 03, 2020

Electronic Absence Report

2020-03-24T16:04:52-05:00March 24th, 2020|

The electronic absence report is now live. Employees who need to complete an absence report will find the absence report in the same location as always: https://intranet.missouriwestern.edu/faculty-staff/forms/ The steps for completing the electronic report are as follows: Employee completes and submits electronically. Supervisor gets an email to approve. Supervisor clicks link in their email. Supervisor [...]

Mar 03, 2020

Library Materials Now Due April 30

2020-03-27T14:41:30-05:00March 24th, 2020|

Library materials that are currently checked out have a new due date of Thursday, April 30. There will be no fines or late fees. Out-of-town students can return materials when they return to campus even if that does not occur until August. Students can use My Library Account to see what they have checked out [...]