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University of Mississippi - Campus Life

Environment | Campus Description | Housing | Regulations | Student Employment


  • The Southeastern region of the country constitute a vast majority of U.S. students.
  • The campus area is 2000 acres.
  • Campus is located within one mile of a city or town.

Campus Description and Transportation Services
2,000-acre campus in Oxford (population: 10,000), 70 miles from Memphis,
Tenn.; branch campuses in Iuka, Southaven, and Tupelo. Served by bus; major
airport serves Memphis; smaller airport serves Tupelo (50 miles); train
serves Batesville (25 miles). School operates transportation to and from
Memphis airport.


Types of Housing

  • Women's Dorms are used by 41% of the on-campus students.
  • Men's Dorms are used by 32% of the on-campus students.
  • Sorority housing are used by 11% of the students.
  • Fraternity housing are used by 9% of the students.
  • School-owned/operated Apartments.
  • On-campus Married-student housing.
  • 95% of freshmen live in school housing of some type.
  • 33% of all students live in school housing of some type.
  • 67% of all students live off campus or commute.
Students who are required to live on campus:
  • All freshmen must live on campus unless living with family.
Campus housing is available for all unmarried students regardless of year.

Campus Rules, Regulations & Policies

  • All students may have cars on campus.
  • 85% of all students have cars on campus.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus, even to those students of legal drinking age.

Other Policies

  • Class attendance policies set by individual instructors
  • Honor Code
  • Hazing Prohibited

Student Employment

  • 13% of full-time undergraduates work on campus during the year.
  • Undergraduates may expect to earn, on average, $1734 per year working part-time on campus.
  • This school participates in College Work/Study Program.
  • Institutional employment is available.
  • Part-time off-campus employment opportunities are good.
  • Freshmen are not discouraged from working during first term.