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Contact International Admissions Services at ISSS

International Student and Scholar Services
University of Mississippi
331 Martindale
University, MS 38677

+1 (662) 915-7404 Phone
+1 (662) 915-7486 Fax
(for prospective undergraduate international students/applicants)
(for prospective graduate international students/applicants)


International Admissions at ISSS

Kay Tyler

Kay Tyler

Admissions Coordinator


Kay grew up in the small town of Conway, Arkansas. She is a graduate of Hendrix College where she received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education.

Kay has worked in the Office of International Programs for the past twenty-eight years. Her job has been to learn about the many different educational systems of the world. Kay says that one of the most enjoyable parts of her position is meeting students who come to study at Ole Miss. She hopes to have the opportunity to meet with a student from every country of the world.

A few of her hobbies are reading, baking bread, playing bridge, and being with her five grandchildren.

Donna Chappell

Donna Chappell

Administrative Coordinator


Donna joined the staff of International Programs in August of 2005. She is a graduate of The University of Mississippi where she received a B.B.A in Management Information Systems in August of 1991. After graduation, Donna began working at the University as a computer programmer.

She enjoys international cuisine including Vietnamese Lemongrass chicken and spring rolls, Chinese Dim Sum, and a variety of dishes from India.

Donna and her husband, William, live in Oxford and are the proud parents of two wonderful daughters, Heather and Brooke. The family pet is a large black dog named Elroy.

“I have had a wonderful time working at the Office of International Programs. The staff is very warm and welcoming and the international community is a joy,” comments Donna.