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january 2021

COVID-19 Information:

The University of Mississippi has released important information for members of our campus community as we work to maximize social distancing and protect the safety and well-being of our campus community. The Graduate School is working to serve our campus and prospective students. We continue to operate with normal business hours. We ask that individuals who need assistance to call us at 662-915-7474 or email us at as we operate with precaution during this time. The most recent updates about the campus can be found at

Graduate students who hold graduate assistants can find information for University employees at Graduate assistants are considered university employees. Graduate students with assistantships should consult with their supervisors about an adaptation to their work activities while we respond to the evolving situation as a campus community. We encourage all members of the campus community to follow guidance on good hygiene and social distancing.

Whether dealing with a short-term absence or a prolonged interruption, we encourage University of Mississippi Graduate Students to use the following guidance to continue to continue your studies and research flexibly, quickly, and collaboratively.


In This Together!



Prioritizing Your Well Being


Excelling in Academics and Research

Financial Issues


Materials will be updated regularly. Please check back.

Stay informed. Visit Office of the Provost’s COVID-19 Update for latest information.





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The Graduate School is currently accepting applications for our UM Graduate School Ambassadors.

Deadline:  Friday, February 5th, 2021

More Information:   The UM Graduate School Ambassador Site

Open to current UM graduate students

You can view our Fall Professional Development programs on our YouTube Channel! 

New Graduate Student Orientation is available:

Graduate Assistants Health Insurance Program: UM requires graduate assistants to have health insurance or to participate in a University sponsored Wellfleet plan.

Electronic Submission of Thesis and Dissertations is Available!

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