COVID-19 Response

Spring 2021 Commencement Information


Also, a more complete ceremony including all program speakers and special messages will be released online a few days after commencement.


The University has contracted with a professional photographer to take photographs of the graduates at the commencement ceremony. Graduates can download two free digital images after the ceremony. A link will be provided here after the ceremonies to download the digital images.

If you have any additional questions please contact Ms. Vicky Warrick at


To date, the University of Mount Olive has been notified of the following COVID-19 positive cases. This site is updated whenever there is new information regarding cases or when 10 days has passed since an active case was posted. This chart includes all campus data beginning on January 04, 2021.

Active Count as of April 30 (currently in isolation/quarantine)


Cumulative positive confirmed cases as of April 30 - Students

Students ActiveStudents Recovered

Cumulative positive confirmed cases as of April 30 - Employees

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If you are contacted by University of Mount Olive Health Services, Human Resources or the Health Department for contact tracing, please answer all questions to assist in this effort and help control the virus in our community. Under HIPAA regulations, the University of Mount Olive is unable to provide additional details.

Vaccine Information

Everyone 16 years of age and older, across the nation, are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. The CDC, American College Health Association, and the University of Mount of Olive urges all college students to schedule a COVID-19 vaccine as soon as possible. The vaccine is not currently mandated, but highly encouraged. Do not delay scheduling your vaccine, even if you will be leaving soon for the summer. Many retail pharmacies and mass vaccination sites are now able to accommodate the second dose requirement of the Pfizer of Moderna vaccines.

Locally, and in the state of NC vaccination locations can be found at NC Vaccine Finder.

Vaccine locations outside of the state of NC can be found at

A list of retail pharmacies offering the COVID-19 vaccine can be found at Federal Retail Pharmacy Program. Then check your local pharmacy’s website where you live for vaccine appointments.

You can also contact your state health department to find additional vaccination locations in the area.

Vaccine locations in the Mount Olive area can be found below:

Wayne County Health Department, schedule an appointment at

Wayne UNC Health Care, schedule an appointment by calling 919-587-3900 or 984-215-6818.

Walgreens, schedule an appointment at or calling the Mount Olive location at 919-658-8510.

Please keep your vaccination record secure and submit a copy of your vaccination card to Health Services.

Sources: How Do I Get a COVID-19 Vaccine (