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Equal Opportunity & Regulatory Compliance
University of Mississippi

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

In order to comply with Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors and the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force’s “COVID-19 Workplace Safety: Guidance for Federal Contractors and Subcontractor,” all University employees (including faculty, staff, graduate and undergraduate student employees) must be fully vaccinated by December 8, 2021, unless legally entitled to an exemption. The forms linked on this page allow employees to request an exemption to the COVID-19 vaccination requirement on the basis of a religious belief or medical reason. Requests will be considered and decided by a panel of decision-makers, coordinated by the University of Mississippi’s Office of Equal Opportunity and Regulatory Compliance (EORC).

For an exemption to the COVID-19 vaccination requirement on the basis of a religious belief, please complete the form linked here. Completed forms requesting a religious exemption to the COVID-19 vaccination requirement can be submitted here

For an exemption to the COVID-19 vaccination requirement on the basis of a medical reason, please complete the form linked here. Completed forms requesting a medical exemption to the COVID-19 vaccination requirement can be submitted here.

Questions may be directed to EORC at (662) 915-7735 or via email at EORC@olemiss.edu.