• 1
  • 2
  • 3

Work/Life Resources

 collaboration cooperation 943630

At Mississippi University for Women, we value our employees and recognize them as our organization’s greatest asset. We understand that the personal and family lives of our employees contribute to who they are and affect how they perform. As work/life balance advocates, we offer resources to guide and support employees through the many transitions they experience throughout their career at the university, including those that intersect both work and home.


Family, Childcare, and Eldercare

Adoption, Pregnancy, & Infertility Assistance MUW's Child &Parent Development Center (CPDC) Resources for Caring for Aging Family Members
Family Medical Leave (FMLA) Other Local Childcare Death in the Family
Major Medical Leave Local Schools  
Donated Leave Childcare Flex Spending Account  
Breastfeeding Support & Lactation Rooms Help Locating Childcare, Colleges, Tutoring and More  


Health and Wellness 

Health Insurance Plan Online Provider Visits (UMMC) Campus Health Center
Dental Provider Search Campus Recreation & Fitness Center
Vision ActiveHealth Mangagement MUW Speech & Hearing Center
Counseling & Psychological Services Wellness & Preventative Coverage Employee Assistance Progam (EAP)
Additional Insurance Options Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Drug & Alcohol Free Workplace and Support Programs


Campus and Community Life

W Art Galleries MUW Events Calenda Things to Do in Birmingham
W Athletics Things to Do in Columbus Things to Do in Memphis
W Music Department Things to Do in Starkville Things to Do in Tuscaloosa
W Theatre Department  Things to Do in Jackson Things to Do in Tupelo


Employee Perks and Conveniences

Flex Time Campus Dining On-Campus Postal & Shipping Services
Campus Recreation & Fitness Center Employee Discount Program Paycheck Direct Deposit
University Apartments MUW Employees Federal Credit Union Campus Parking
Campus Health Center MUW Tuition Remission for Employees, Spouses, and Dependents  


Professional Development 

W Leadership Academy Connie & Tom Kossen Center for Teaching & Learning



Retirement Planning Public Employees Retirement System of Mississippi (PERS) Optional Retirement Plan (ORP)



 Childcare Centers

  • MUW's CPDC

The Child and Parent Development Center (CPDC) is a laboratory school for ages 1-4 and part of the School of Education on the Campus of Mississippi University for Women. The center is located in the Education and Human Sciences Building and operates as a service to MUW and the Columbus community, providing quality care and educational experiences for young children. The CPDC operates on the university calendar and is open from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. each day. For further details, contact the CPDC Director, Ms. Penny Mansell at 329-7196.

  • Other Childcare Centers

Search for Licensed Childcare Facilities (MS Department of Health)


 Local Schools

Columbus-Lowndes County

Starkville-Oktibbeha County

West Point-Clay County


 Eldercare Resources



The W: Human Resources

Human Resources

Laura Quinn

Shattuck Hall

Mailing: 1100 College Street
Columbus, MS 39701
Phone: (662) 329-7222
Fax: (662) 241-7616

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.