Fall 2008-09 UM Academic Catalog
The policies and regulations contained in this online University of Mississippi Catalog are in effect for the current or selected semester. Older versions of the catalog can be viewed. Policies regarding changes in the university’s curricula are discussed under Academic Regulations/Curricular Changes.
The catalog is not a contract but rather a guide for the convenience of students. The University of Mississippi reserves the right to
- change or withdraw courses;
- change the fees, rules, and schedules for admission, registration, instruction, and graduation; and
- change other regulations affecting the student body at any time.
Implicit in each student’s enrollment with the university is an agreement to comply with university rules and regulations, which the university may modify to exercise properly its educational responsibility.
Institutional policies may be found in the Policy Directory.
Information required to be disclosed by the Higher Education Opportunity Act can be found at the Student Consumer Information site.
Additional information and procedures relevant to students, including student conduct rules and regulations, can be found in the M Book.
The College and Schools
The University of Mississippi comprises the College of Liberal Arts and several schools, including the schools of Accountancy, Applied Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Journalism and New Media, Pharmacy, Law, and the Graduate School — all located on the Oxford campus. The Bachelor of General Studies degree program is administered through the Office of the Provost. Students of all majors may participate in the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College through competitive admission. The Division of Outreach and Continuing Education supervises the university's regional campuses in Southaven, Tupelo, Grenada and Booneville and offers online and independent study, study abroad, as well as high school, summer, and personal-enrichment courses.
The University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson houses the schools of Medicine, Nursing, Health Related Professions, Dentistry, and Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences, and the University Hospitals and Clinics.