OGE – Office of International Programs

University of Mississippi

Campus Resources

There are many resources on campus offering help while you are a student at our university. If you are in need of anything not listed below, please email the International Programs Advisor or a staff member in the Office of International Programs for guidance.

Writing

The Center for Writing and Rhetoric Writing Centers offer free writing consultations to all UM students. No matter your home campus, you may make face-to-face or online appointments at any of our writing centers through our WCOnline system. They have physical locations at the OxfordTupelo, and DeSoto campuses and offer online sessions to students at all UM campuses, including Booneville, Grenada, and the UMMC in Jackson.

Technology

The IT Help Desk can assist if you’re having computer problems or issues with Ole Miss accounts. At the University of Mississippi, whether you’re registering for classes, checking grades or accepting financial aid, online is the place to be. With wired and wireless connectivity in the majority of residence halls and available across campus, students can log on and utilize Web-based library catalogs, student services and the Blackboard learning management system. IT makes taking part in college life more convenient than ever.

The Galtney Center for Academic Computing is maintained by the Office of Information Technology. The lab provides access to more than 40 Windows-based computers as well as 12 Macintosh computers. There are also three printers available to students, two black and white laser printers and one color laser printer. The IT Student Computer Lab also has a conference / study room that can be reserved by students for group study or projects. This room is equipped with a PC workstation, projector, and screen, as well as a large table that provides power outlets for laptop use.

Other facilites include workstations equipped with flatbed scanners, a group study table capable of seating six, with a 50″ LCD television and laptop / iPad connections, and several study areas with tables, chairs and a dry-erase board.

There are a number of Mac and PC labs across campus available to you. For more information, email itlabs@olemiss.edu.

Library

The University of Mississippi Libraries (J.D. Williams Library on campus) mission is to support research, teaching and learning here at the university. The public is also welcome to use the library facilities and most library resources. The libraries and website provide access to a rich collection of books, journals, electronic resources, media and unique special collections. Among the most well known collections are their accountancy, Blues music and Faulkner collections, used by scholars across the globe. The libraries also have helpful, knowledgeable staff who are dedicated to helping users find, evaluate and interpret information. You can even live chat with a librarian with their Ask A Librarian program. You are encouraged to use this website often and to visit the libraries in person.

Food Bank

The Ole Miss Food Bank was established as a student and faculty led effort to alleviate hunger among students in the Ole Miss community. The mission of the Ole Miss Food Bank is to foster a healthy college community by providing nourishing food to students in need. Ole Miss joins numerous other educational campuses across the country who have recognized the necessity of addressing food accessibility. The Ole Miss Food Bank will rely on the support of volunteers as well as donations. Please visit the “Donate” or “Volunteer” pages to contribute to our efforts.