Resident Education preps for studentsí return to campus amid the COVID-19 pandemic
Resident Education staff assembled 4,800 PPE bags for MSU campus residents and distributed them to residence halls on campus on Wednesday. Students will begin moving in on Friday.
Resident Education employees count masks on Wednesday at Herbert Hall on the MSU campus in Starkville. Herbert Hall was the main staging area for assembling PPE bags for students, and from there resident assistants distributed the bags to each hall according to how many residents will be moving in.
April Yazza uses a hand truck to move boxes of candy on Wednesday at Herbert Hall on the MSU campus in Starkville. Each campus resident will receive a PPE bag when they move in. Each bag includes wipes, hand sanitizer, a mask, candy, coupons and campus information.
Dylan Johnson holds masks and speaks with, from left, Billy Trahan and Dante Hill about where the masks should be distributed on Wednesday at Herbert Hall on the MSU campus in Starkville. The masks have an MSU logo on them and will be distributed to every resident on campus.
A PPE kit sits among candy and snacks in a vending machine on Wednesday at Herbert Hall on the MSU campus in Starkville. Students will begin moving to campus on Friday, according to Dante Hill, Associate Director of Resident Education.
Ellie Holt and Ben Clark carry bags with PPE to cars on Wednesday at Herbert Hall on the MSU campus in Starkville. Resident Life has assembled one bag for each campus resident along with some extras, totaling at 4,800 bags, according to Dante Hill, Associate Director of Resident Education.
Ellie Holt and Ben Clark load bags of PPE and other welcome supplies for incoming students into cars on Wednesday outside Herbert Hall on the MSU campus in Starkville. Dante Hill, Associate Director of Resident Education said 800 students will be moving in each day next week. Each student will have a designated time slot in order to keep students spread out and each student will have a health screening before unloading their cars.
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