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Orientation Revisited

Senior journalism major Kendall Patterson revisited orientation and found the same good experience he had as an entering freshman. Read more. | See our latest Kudos

UM Joins Common App

Students applying to the University of Mississippi now have the ability to do so through The Common Application.

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New Admissions Counselors

Learn about Ole Miss’ new admissions counselors Roquee Forson, John Palmer Rea, Peyton Spear and William Wildman.

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Groovin’ at Move In

Wide-eyed first-year University of Mississippi students, their proud parents and more than 1,400 volunteers come together each August during Groovin’ at Move In to unload Keurig coffee makers, shelving, bedding, posters and other essentials for making a new home away from home. This year’s Groovin’ at Move In took place ahead of classes that began Aug. 20, with more than 5,000 freshmen, transfer students and upperclassmen moving into on-campus housing.

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Move In Video

Check out an Ole Miss student’s move-in day.

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MOST Helpful

The Mississippi Outreach to Scholastic Talent, or MOST, Conference is a three-day, two-night conference held at the University of Mississippi that prepares rising high school seniors of color in Mississippi for college in a fun, learning atmosphere that creates many lasting networks and friendships.

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Monthlong Welcome

The University of Mississippi starts the fall semester with lots of events to help students get plugged in to campus life. Coordinated by the Ole Miss Student Union and Student Activities Association, the expanded schedule (from a week to a month) features nearly 100 events and activities, ranging from movies in the Grove to fitness events.

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Undergraduate Researchers

An inaugural program, the Ole Miss Summer Undergraduate Research Experience, expands and enhances undergraduate research and creative achievement.

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Incoming freshmen Eumetria Jones and Jemiah Johnson each expected their summer session experiences to be more or less a breeze. But both Byhalia natives, who graduated at the top of their respective senior classes in May, have found that the rigorous academic curriculum and expanded cultural awareness of university life bears little resemblance to their high school days. Jones and Johnson are among 25 African-American students participating in the Mississippi Bridge STEM Program, a monthlong event designed to give them a head start on science, technology, engineering and mathematics majors.

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