Coronavirus

Students, faculty, staff could be eligible for COVID-19 vaccine booster

Posted by on December 13, 2021

CDC advises all persons 18 and older should receive a Covid-19 booster dose.  If your initial vaccination series was received outside of the U.S., under the Emergency Use Instructions, the CDC advises persons 18 and older receive a single booster dose of Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine.   

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Students, faculty, staff could be eligible for COVID-19 vaccine booster

Posted by on December 9, 2021

CDC advises all persons 18 and older should receive a COVID-19 booster dose.  If your initial vaccination series was received outside of the U.S., under the Emergency Use Instructions, the CDC advises persons 18 and older receive a single booster dose of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.

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Federal mandate update: University suspends vaccine requirement

Posted by on December 9, 2021

The university has suspended the requirement for faculty, staff and student employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption. Employees are no longer required to show documentation of vaccination or apply for an exemption at this time. Leaders sent the following message to employees at the four University of Missouri System campuses on Dec. 7:

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Update on federal vaccine mandate for employees

Posted by on December 6, 2021

Faculty, staff and student employees are encouraged to attend a webinar provided by the University of Missouri System to learn more about the vaccine mandate and the process to request exemptions. To attend, please register via Percipio. The webinars will be held at the following times:

• 3-3:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 13, online
• 12:30-1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 14, online
• 1:30-2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 15, online.

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COVID-19 international travel guidelines updated recently

Posted by on December 6, 2021

U.S. travel guidelines recently changed for international travelers. Effective Monday, Dec. 6, all air passengers, regardless of vaccination status, must show a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than one day before travel to the United States. Either NAAT/PCR or Antigen testing will be allowed.

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Update on federal vaccine mandate for employees

Posted by on December 2, 2021

The University of Missouri System has developed a human resources policy to comply with the federal COVID-19 vaccination mandate (Executive Order 14042). The policy, HR-703, is posted on the UM System website. The policy applies to all full-time and part-time employees at S&T, including graduate research assistants (GRAs), graduate teaching assistants (GTAs) and student employees, whether they work in person or remotely. This policy does not apply to volunteers or S&T students who are not university employees.

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COVID-19 vaccine clinic set for Dec. 14

Posted by on December 2, 2021

Missouri S&T will host a walk-in Pfizer vaccine clinic 2-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 14, in the Carver-Turner Room of the Havener Center. Individuals may get their first or second dose or a booster shot. Individuals seeking the Johnson & Johnson vaccine may get it at clinics in the local area, including on a walk-in basis 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Phelps-Maries County Health Department, located at 200 N. Main Street in Rolla.  

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Event sizes to return to full capacity next semester

Posted by on November 29, 2021

Indoor gathering sizes for non-academic events and meetings can return to 100% capacity beginning Monday, Jan. 3, if the number of COVID-19 cases among the campus community remains low. S&T continues to encourage event attendees to wear face coverings, regardless of vaccination status, and social distancing should be maintained as much as possible. 

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Update on federal vaccine mandate for employees

Posted by on November 19, 2021

Leaders sent the following message to employees at all four University of Missouri System campuses on Nov. 18:

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Curators approve resolution to comply with federal vaccine mandate

Posted by on November 18, 2021

At their meeting today (Thursday, Nov. 18) the University of Missouri Board of Curators approved a resolution to comply with the federal vaccine mandate for federal contractors. Click here to learn more.

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