University Resource Directory

The University of Mississippi offers a range of services to professionals, educators, students, community organizations, and other members of the Mississippi community. Services for professionals and other continuing education programs are supported by the Division of Outreach and Continuing Education.  Many faculty members, academic groups, student organizations, and other groups on campus have skills and interests that align with the needs of the north Mississippi community. We encourage you to contact the Grisham-McLean Institute for additional help identifying resources or opportunities for collaboration beyond those listed below.

The University offers a range of academic programs and services that work closely with organizations and individuals throughout Mississippi:

Community Support

Academic Support

  • The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning works to provide resources and assistance to faculty members related to their teaching endeavors. The Center serves all teaching faculty including tenure-track faculty, visiting faculty, adjunct faculty, and graduate teaching assistants and instructors. The Center also serves students interested in improving their learning skills. Services provided fall into three areas: support services, program coordination, and interdisciplinary facilitation.
  • The Center for Mathematics and Science Education works to improve mathematics and science education in Mississippi by fostering interaction between academic and K-12 education communities, supporting the implementation of research-based methods in the classroom and promoting interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. The Center offers a wide range of professional development resources.
  • The Department of Writing and Rhetoric manages the University’s first year writing program and supports writing centers at each of the University’s campuses.
  • The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs serves faculty and staff who are pursuing research or other sponsored projects funded by federal, state, or private agencies and organizations.
  • The University of Mississippi Libraries offer a range of student support, technology, and research and archives services to members of the University community. Community members may also access these services.

Student Support

  • The Counseling Center provides individual counseling, couple’s counseling, group counseling, stress management, crisis intervention, assessments and referrals, outreach programs, consultations, and substance abuse services.
  • The Student Activities Association  provides campus entertainment and opportunities for student involvement in programming.
  • The Ronald McNair Program and IMAGE assist eligible students in STEM-related fields prepare for graduate education.
  • FASTrack and the First Year Experience work to help students make the transition to being successful members of the University, Oxford, and North Mississippi communities.
  • The UM Green Initiative works with the University, student body, and local community partners to encourage sustainable practices in the Oxford-Lafayette area.

Alumni Opportunities 

Arts and Culture