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WELCOME TO OLE MISS

Soon you’ll be on the exciting University of Mississippi campus in Oxford. Before you arrive, complete the steps below to avoid common issues or delays for international students.

Contact Your Advisor

We have a team of dedicated personal advisors whose job it is to make sure all your questions are answered and to ensure you have a smooth transition to the university.

Before you start on any of the steps below, contact your local personal advisor. Simply select your region of the world below, and send your advisor an email, Skype, WhatsApp, or WeChat message. We look forward to meeting you very soon!

North Asia

Middle East/North Africa

Russia/Central Asia/Eastern Europe

UK and Western Europe

North America

Latin America

Africa

South Asia

Southeast Asia

China

Nikita (India)

Tel: +91 9310587075WhatsApp: +91 9310587075Email Nikita (India)

Isha (India)

Tel: +91 9953550789WhatsApp: +919953550789Email Isha (India)

Rakesh (India)

Tel: +91 9096507300 WhatsApp: +91 9096507300 Email Rakesh (India)

Sahil (India)

Tel: +91- 9811718710WhatsApp: +91- 9811718710Email Sahil (India)

Laxmi (India)

Tel: +91 98183 96406WhatsApp: +91 98183 96406Email Laxmi (India)

Daniyal (Pakistan)

Tel: +92 310 588 8648WhatsApp: +92 310 588 8648Email Daniyal (Pakistan)

Valeria (Latin America)

Tel: +57 310 7880364WhatsApp: +57 310 7880364Email Valeria (Latin America)

Sanjukta (North America)

Tel: +91-9820162776 WhatsApp: +91-9820162776 Email Sanjukta (North America)

Alexis (North America)

Tel: +1 239-744-9468WhatsApp: +1 239-744-9468WeChat: alexis0426Email Alexis (North America)

Sofya (North America)

Tel: +1 347 399 35 72 WhatsApp: +1 347 399 35 72Email Sofya (North America)

Maya (Middle East/North Africa)

Tel: +971 58 156 0328WhatsApp: +971 58 156 0328Email Maya (Middle East/North Africa)

Alsu (Middle East/North Africa)

Tel: +7 939 346 09 59WhatsApp: +7 939 346 09 59Email Alsu (Middle East/North Africa)

Carol (North Asia excluding Korea)

Tel: +852 6745 3906WhatsApp: +852 6745 3906Email Carol (North Asia excluding Korea)

Evie (China)

Tel: +86 182 1096 7343WeChat: eseviewuQQ: 1034905349Email Evie (China)

Kelly (China)

Tel: +86 15901806534WeChat: 447619658QQ: 447619658Email Kelly (China)

Abbie (North Asia excluding Korea)

Tel:+852 8481 0532 Whatsapp:+852 8481 0532Email Abbie (North Asia excluding Korea)

Chris (Southwest)

Tel:+1-508-948-7542WhatsApp+1-508-948-7542WeChat:chris040594Email Chris (Southwest)

Alice (Northwest)

Tel:+1-857-315-8730WhatsApp:+1-857-315-8730WeChataliceqinusEmail Alice (Northwest)

Taha (Pakistan)

Tel:+92-307-333-6878WhatsApp:+92-307-333-6878Skype:tshahid29Email Taha (Pakistan)

Ajith (India)

Tel:+91-971-722-2408WhatsApp:+91-971-722-2408Skype:ajitks10Email Ajith (India)

Ekta (India)

Tel:+91-965-001-0409WhatsApp+91-965-001-0409Skypeekta.aneja05Email Ekta (India)

Bibiane (Korea)

Tel:+82-10-7711-6538WhatsApp:+82-10-7711-6538Email Bibiane (Korea)

Doris (South China)

Tel+86-150-1870-6751QQ2282183545Email Doris (South China)

Marianna

Tel:+34-692-46-41-16WhatsApp: +34-692-46-41-16Skype:marianna.zubenkoEmail Marianna

Chau (Vietnam)

Tel:+84-908-792-892WhatsApp:+84-908-792-892Skype:diemchau.dtEmail Chau (Vietnam)

Tomi (Africa)

Tel:+234 703 414 1021WhatsApp:+234 703 414 1021Email Tomi (Africa)

Saranya (Excluding Vietnam)

WhatsApp:+66-96-982-0007Skype:awesome.saranyaTel:+66-96-982-0007Email Saranya (Excluding Vietnam)

Sakshi (India)

WhatsApp:+91-995-351-0160Skype:arorasakshi187Tel:+91-995-351-0160Email Sakshi (India)

Sonam

WhatsApp:+91-999-647-1494Skype:sonam.parashar3Tel:+91-999-647-1494Email Sonam

Viraja (South & West India)

WhatsApp:+91 7028090894Skype:+91 7028090894Tel:+91 7028090894Email Viraja (South & West India)

Jane (West China)

QQ:713070180Tel:+86.159.2876.6884Email Jane (West China)

Lisha (North China)

QQ:18310168200Tel:+86-183-1016-8200Email Lisha (North China)

Mark (Central China)

QQ:15800624575Tel:+86-158-0062-4575Email Mark (Central China)

Vicky (North China)

WeChatvickychen7910Tel:+86-135-2182-7910Email Vicky (North China)

Complete Your Pre-Arrival Checklist

After you receive the electronic copy of your I-20, complete the following steps before booking your visa appointment:

  • Schedule a free visa information and preparation session with your personal Enrollment Advisor.
  • Check that the details on your I-20 are correct (including your date of birth) and make sure your name is the same as it appears on your passport.
  • Prepare the documents you will need to take to the embassy when attending your visa interview.

 

After you complete the above steps, you should apply for your visa as soon as possible. It requires an interview with the U.S. Embassy and your scheduled appointment may be several weeks out.

  1. Complete your Visa Application.
  2. Pay your I-901 (SEVIS) fee.
  3. Visit usembassy.gov to learn more about scheduling your visa appointment, what to expect when you arrive and the documentation you need to take with you.
  4. Notify your personal Enrollment Advisor of the date and Embassy of your visa appointment.
  5. Watch these videos to help you apply for your visa and prepare for your interview:

Check out the two videos below that will help you on how to apply and prepare for your visa interview.

Other links that international students find useful:

When purchasing your ticket, plan to arrive on or before your scheduled move-in day.

We are so excited for you to join us on campus! To ensure a smooth transition to your new home, plan to arrive on or before your official move-in day. Airport pickup is available at Memphis International Airport.

Once you book your flights, you must fill out the student arrival form. If your family is joining you, you must also complete the family arrival form.

Please visit the undergraduate and graduate Important Dates pages for the latest information on move-in dates.

Discounted Flights

Book your flights through StudentUniverse and benefit from exclusive discounts for students! Get the best deals when you need them and benefit from 24-hour risk-free cancellation.

StudentUniverse has exclusive deals to get you the lowest possible airfare. Use this page to search for the best deals: https://www.studentuniverse.com/travel-services/Shorelight/affiliate/flights

Book discounted flights here.

We are looking forward to meeting you in person!

Making your payment in full two weeks before you arrive will help avoid delays with enrollment.

  • Flywire by Peer Transfer: Please visit the University of Mississippi’s flywire portal to complete the transfer process. Please note that you cannot use a U.S. credit card or U.S. bank account.
  • Please be aware that if you do not pay your balance as indicated on your statement of fees by the payment deadline, the following may occur:
    • Late payment fees may be charged.
    • You may have your scholarship and/or waivers rescinded. In such cases, you will be responsible for the full cost of your program.
    • You may encounter delays or other issues enrolling and registering for classes.

Please complete the following forms:

HELPFUL RESOURCES

brochure

NEXT STEPS BROCHURE

This useful brochure is full of information on your I-20 paperwork required for your visa, what you should pack and other tips to prepare you for your arrival to the University of Mississippi campus.

guide

IMMIGRATION GUIDE

This guide will help you learn more about the process for getting your F-1 visa and arriving in Mississippi.

checklist

PRE-ARRIVAL
CHECKLIST

Check off everything on this list to ensure you have completed all the steps before you arrive and bring everything you need to the University of Mississippi campus.