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Transfer Credit

The UM School of Journalism and New Media requires students to receive prior approval to earn credit for all courses taken at another institution. Written permission must be granted by the dean’s office prior to enrolling in courses to be transferred. Unapproved transfer courses will not be accepted.

*UM transfer credit will not be granted for any courses taken at another institution while concurrently enrolled at UM.

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If the course you would like to transfer is not in the transfer equivalency database in myOleMiss, please provide a copy of the course description and/or syllabus. Please note: Mississippi community college courses are listed in the transfer equivalency database.

Transfer Request Form

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Turn in this form to the Dean’s Office of the school in 114 Farley Hall. The mailing address is listed below for students who are not in Oxford.

114 Farley Hall
University of Mississippi
University, MS 38677

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The form will be processed as quickly as possible from the time it is received in the Dean’s Office. Additional time for processing must be allowed if the form is turned in at the end of a semester or summer term.

Academic Calendar

Fall2019

Date(s) Day(s) Event(s)
March 18 – April 8 Mon-Mon Academic Advising (for all summer terms and fall)
April 1 – April 15 Mon-Mon Priority Registration(for all summer terms and fall)
April 1 – July 31 Mon-Wed Phase 1 registration period
July 19 Friday Application for first-time enrollment should be submitted no later than this date.
July 31 Wednesday Fall 2019 tuition and fees posted to students’ accounts.
August 1 Thursday $50 registration fee assessed this date. Phase 2 registration.
August 21 Wednesday Excess financial aid distributed to students via direct deposit or mail.
August 25 Sunday Last day to officially cancel registration and avoid responsibility for payment of tuition and fees.
August 26 Monday Classes begin; registration fee ($100) assessed this date; 100% refund (less 5% of fees or $100, whichever is less) on withdrawals through September 9.  Phase 3 registration.
August 30 Friday Students may add courses on a space available basis through this date.
August 30 Friday Deadline for course withdrawals – Law classes only (between August 31 and September 9 may drop only with instructor’s approval).
September 2 Monday LABOR DAY HOLIDAY (Administrative Offices closed.)
September 9 Monday Last day to register or add classes (between August 31 and September 9 may add only with instructor’s approval.) Refund period ends.
September 9 Monday Deadline for course withdrawals – Law Classes only.
September 10 Tuesday $10 fee assessed per drop or add.
September 16 Monday Mandatory drop date for non-attendance.
October 7 Monday Last day to submit applications for December diplomas.
October 7 Monday Deadline for course withdrawals (no refund; refund period ended September 9).
October 7 Monday Midterm grades due.
Oct 14 – Nov 4 Mon-Mon Academic Advising (for winter session and spring)
Oct 28 – Nov 11 Mon-Mon Priority Registration (for winter session and spring)
Oct 28 – Nov 30 Mon-Sat Phase 1 registration period (for winter session and spring)
November 23 – Dec 1 Sat-Sun THANKSGIVING HOLIDAYS (Administrative Offices closed Thursday and Friday.)
December 2 Monday Classes resume at 8:00 a.m.
December 6 Friday Classes end.
December 9 – 13 Mon-Fri Final Examinations

Winter Intersession 2020

Date(s) Day(s) Event(s)
Oct 14 – Nov 4 Mon-Mon Academic Advising (for winter session  and spring)
Oct 28 – Nov 11 Mon-Mon Priority Registration (for winter session and spring)
Oct 28 – Nov 30 Mon-Sat Phase 1 registration period (for winter session and spring)
November 8 Friday Application for first-time enrollment should be submitted no later than this date.
December 1 Sunday $50 registration fee assessed this date.  Phase 2 registration
January 1 Wednesday Last day to officially cancel registration and avoid responsibility for payment of tuition and fees.
January 2 Thursday Classes begin; late registration fee ($100) assessed this date; 100% refund (less 5% of fees or $100, whichever is less) on withdrawals through January 3.  Phase 3 registration.
January 3 Friday Last day to register or add classes; refund period ends.
January 3 Friday Deadline for course withdrawals – Law School only.
January 4 Saturday $10 fee assessed per drop or add
January 7 Tuesday Deadline for course withdrawals (no refund; refund period ended January 3).
January 7 Tuesday Mandatory drop date for non-attendance.
January 14 Tuesday Classes end
January 15 Wednesday Final examinations

Spring 2020

Date(s) Day(s) Event(s)
Oct 14 – Nov 4 Mon-Mon Academic Advising (for winter session and spring)
Oct 28 – Nov 11 Mon-Mon Priority Registration (for winter session and spring)
Oct 28 – Nov 30 Mon-Sat Phase 1 registration period (for winter session and spring)
November 8 Friday Application for first-time enrollment should be submitted no later than this date.
December 1 Sunday $50 registration fee assessed this date.  Phase 2 registration.
January 20 Monday MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. HOLIDAY (Administrative Offices closed.)
January 20 Monday Last day to officially cancel registration and avoid responsibility for payment of tuition and fees.
January 21 Tuesday Classes begin; registration fee ($100) assessed this date; 100% refund (less 5% of fees or $100, whichever is less) on withdrawals through February 3.  Phase 3 registration.
January 27 Monday Students may add courses on a space available basis through this date.
January 27 Monday Deadline for course withdrawals – Law School only (between January 28 and February 3 may drop only with instructor’s approval).
February 3 Monday Last day to register or add classes (between January 28 and February 3 may add only with instructor’s approval.) Refund period ends.
February 3 Monday Deadline for course withdrawals – Law School only
February 4 Tuesday $10 fee assessed per drop or add.
February 10 Monday Mandatory drop date for non-attendance.
March 2 Monday Last day to submit applications for May and August diplomas.
March 2 Monday Deadline for course withdrawals (no refund; refund period ended February 3).
March 2 Monday Midterm grades due.
March 7 – 15 Sat-Sun SPRING BREAK.
March 16 – April 6 Mon-Mon Academic Advising (for all summer terms and fall)
March 30-April 13 Mon-Mon Priority Registration (for all summer terms and fall)
Mar 30-April 30 Mon-Thur Phase 1 registration period
April 2 Thursday Honors Convocation
April 10 Friday GOOD FRIDAY HOLIDAY (Administrative Offices closed)
May 1 Friday Classes end.
May 4-8 Mon-Fri Final Examinations.
May 9 Saturday COMMENCEMENT

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