The University of Missouri is promising harsh punishments for students who fail to comply with their ongoing COVID 19 guidelines.

In statement, Mizzou officials say students found in breach of the guidelines could face a simple verbal warning, but they also could face being expelled from the school.

As of today, MU has over 480 active cases of COVID 19 and there have been over 330 cases reported of students violating the rules.

Officials say students must stay away from any parties, maintain social distancing and wear a mask.