Parents & Families

The University of Mississippi offers many ways for parents and relatives to be involved in the Ole Miss experience, as well as valuable resources to assist you during your student’s time here. Let us make this a fulfilling, unforgettable time for both you and your student.

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Getting Involved

Parents and family members are an integral part of the success of Ole Miss students. The University recognizes the critical role you play and strives to create a positive partnership with you. Because you have chosen Ole Miss to educate, mentor, nurture and inspire your son or daughter, your family will be forever linked to the University of Mississippi.

Family Association

Join the Ole Miss Family Leadership Council (OMFLC) and be a part of a vibrant organization that shares the University of Mississippi’s vision of a nationally recognized academic institution and is committed to supporting exceptional educational opportunities.

Family Leadership Council

Plan your Visit

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Entertainment, Events, and Exhibits

There is something going on at Ole Miss and in Oxford most days of the year. The academic calendar is a great resource when planning your visit to know when school is and is not in session.

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Dining, Lodging, and Way-finding

Use Visit Oxford as your guide for information about the latest restaurants you won’t want to miss as well as a comprehensive list of lodging options.

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Oxford Community

Get to know more about community services and ammenities.

University Governance

Senior leadership and academic deans.

Meet the Team

Find out more about the governance structure at the University of Mississippi.

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Learn more about our institution's guiding principles and goals.

Mission and Vision

The Offices of the Chancellor and Provost oversee the entire enterprise of the University of Mississippi and work to uphold and fulfill the principles and goals set in our mission and vision.

The Office of the Provost oversees academics at the University of Mississippi in respect to budgets, faculty matters, academic issues, policies, accreditation, interactions with our governing board as they relate to academic issues, planning and strategic issues, student services, research, and minority and diversity support programs.

Office of the Chancellor

Office of the Provost

Find out more about University policies that affect students.

The Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 requires that universities make available to current and prospective students important information concerning each institution’s academic programs, retention rates, graduation rates, crime reports, financial aid procedures and much more in an effort to ensure fairness and transparency for all higher education consumers.

Student Consumer Information Disclosures

Safety, Success, & Well-being

Center for Student Success and First-Year Experience

The Center for Student Success and First-Year Experience promotes student success through comprehensive, multifaceted, and dynamic initiatives to ensure a quality collegiate experience for our diverse student population.

University Police and Campus Safety

We create a safe and supportive campus environment that assists the university in fulfilling its broader mission, while aiding in the personal and professional development of the members of the campus community.

Career Center

We provide students with various resources to assist you with their career planning and development needs.

University Counseling Center

At the University Counseling Center (UCC), you will find a team of dedicated professionals who strive to offer the best care possible in an atmosphere of acceptance and respect.

Office of Student Affairs

We are a staff of professional educators who strive to enhance the student experience at the University of Mississippi.

Office of the Registrar

Responsibilities of the Office of the Registrar include registration of students for classes, recording of class grades on official university records, maintaining and supplying transcripts of students’ academic work and processing course withdrawals.

Office of Student Disability Services

Student Disability Services assists the University in its commitment to protect the civil rights of students with disabilities and to assist with the design of more welcoming and inclusive environments.

University Health Services

Created to serve students, faculty, and staff at the University of Mississippi, University Health Services is dedicated to meeting the health care needs of our community.

Department of Student Housing

Incoming and current students alike will find the resources they need from the Department of Student Housing.

Office of Sustainability

The mission of the Office of Sustainability is to be a catalyst for environmentally positive change by educating, connecting and empowering the members of our community for the wellbeing of people and our ecological systems.

Social Media Connections

Connect with our organizations, departments and other online communities, no matter your network of choice. From Facebook and X to Pinterest and Instagram, we’ve got you covered!