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Expedited Request to Operate Unmanned Aircraft Systems

This Expedited UAS Request Form must be completed and submitted for review and approval prior to any UAS operations on university property. If you are a current University of Mississippi faculty, staff, or student and have been approved to operate an unmanned aircraft system on the Oxford campus within the last calendar year and still hold the same licensure and/or certification, you may be eligible for an expedited approval process. Please submit this document not less than 24 hours in advance of flight operations. The Requestor will receive a response within that time frame provided the request is submitted during University of Mississippi operating hours (8 am – 5 pm). Prior to submission of this form, the Requestor must review the Unmanned Aircraft Systems policy which can be found on the policy websiteAny omission of information requested in this form may result in a delay of processing.

Expedited Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Request Form

  • Section 1: Requestor Information

  • Section 2: Purpose of UAS Request/Proposed Activity

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  • By signing above, the individual/entity submitting this request agrees to and will abide by all university policies governing the use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems on or over university property or sponsored event. A copy of the approved UAS Request Form must be in possession of the operator at all times during the activity, and must be presented to any university official or representative with control or jurisdiction over the activity, upon request. The university reserves the right to request additional documentation as a condition of approval and operation. In addition, any operator violating any portion of the University Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Policy, will be held accountable for their actions.
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