Global Engagement

The University of Mississippi – Office of Global Engagement

Below please find the country analysis for online enrollment from overseas.  Please note this table represents the results of analysis thus far; other countries and updated information will be added when received.

CountryEnrollment Allowed in Online Courses from within Specific CountryRemote Graduate Assistantships AllowedNotes
VietnamYesNew Students:
In progress

Note, UM payroll does not have the ability to enter foreign bank accounts, addresses, or withhold foreign taxes. UM payroll also requires all workers to present to HR or a designated site (all designated sites are located within the US) original acceptable documents prior to or within the first three days of working. This may have implications for hiring new graduate assistants who are not able to be in the US between now and the start of their initial employment with UM.

Current Students:
Students located in Vietnam who are taking courses online in the fall semester and are approved by their department to complete their assistantship remotely must have been paid by UM as a graduate assistant in a previous semester and must have a U.S. bank account in the UM payroll system.
South KoreaYesNew Students:
In progress

Note, UM payroll does not have the ability to enter foreign bank accounts, addresses, or withhold foreign taxes. UM payroll also requires all workers to present to HR or a designated site (all designated sites are located within the US) original acceptable documents prior to or within the first three days of working. This may have implications for hiring new graduate assistants who are not able to be in the US between now and the start of their initial employment with UM.

Current Students:
Students located in South Korea who are taking courses online in the fall semester and are approved by their department to complete their assistantship remotely must have been paid by UM as a graduate assistant in a previous semester and must have a U.S. bank account in the UM payroll system.
UM has no educational facilities in Korea and does not grant any credits or degrees in Korea.
ColombiaNoBecause online enrollment from within Colombia is not possible, graduate students will not be able to remotely complete an assistantship since they will not be enrolled.
MalaysiaYesNew Students:
In progress

Note, UM payroll does not have the ability to enter foreign bank accounts, addresses, or withhold foreign taxes. UM payroll also requires all workers to present to HR or a designated site (all designated sites are located within the US) original acceptable documents prior to or within the first three days of working. This may have implications for hiring new graduate assistants who are not able to be in the US between now and the start of their initial employment with UM.

Current Students:
Students located in Malaysia who are taking courses online in the fall semester and are approved by their department to complete their assistantship remotely must have been paid by UM as a graduate assistant in a previous semester and must have a U.S. bank account in the UM payroll system.
NorwayYesNew Students:
In progress

Note, UM payroll does not have the ability to enter foreign bank accounts, addresses, or withhold foreign taxes. UM payroll also requires all workers to present to HR or a designated site (all designated sites are located within the US) original acceptable documents prior to or within the first three days of working. This may have implications for hiring new graduate assistants who are not able to be in the US between now and the start of their initial employment with UM.

Current Students:
Students located in Norway who are taking courses online in the fall semester and are approved by their department to complete their assistantship remotely must have been paid by UM as a graduate assistant in a previous semester and must have a U.S. bank account in the UM payroll system.
IndiaIn progressIn progress

Note, UM payroll does not have the ability to enter foreign bank accounts, addresses, or withhold foreign taxes. UM payroll also requires all workers to present to HR or a designated site (all designated sites are located within the US) original acceptable documents prior to or within the first three days of working. This may have implications for hiring new graduate assistants who are not able to be in the US between now and the start of their initial employment with UM.
Assistantships must be paid to students' Indian (rupee) bank accounts. More information will be communicated about India and assistantships.
NigeriaYesNew Students:
In progress

Note, UM payroll does not have the ability to enter foreign bank accounts, addresses, or withhold foreign taxes. UM payroll also requires all workers to present to HR or a designated site (all designated sites are located within the US) original acceptable documents prior to or within the first three days of working. This may have implications for hiring new graduate assistants who are not able to be in the US between now and the start of their initial employment with UM.

Current Students:
Students located in Nigeria who are taking courses online in the fall semester and are approved by their department to complete their assistantship remotely must have been paid by UM as a graduate assistant in a previous semester and must have a U.S. bank account in the UM payroll system.
EgyptYesNew Students:
In progress

Note, UM payroll does not have the ability to enter foreign bank accounts, addresses, or withhold foreign taxes. UM payroll also requires all workers to present to HR or a designated site (all designated sites are located within the US) original acceptable documents prior to or within the first three days of working. This may have implications for hiring new graduate assistants who are not able to be in the US between now and the start of their initial employment with UM.

Current Students:
Students located in Egypt who are taking courses online in the fall semester and are approved by their department to complete their assistantship remotely must have been paid by UM as a graduate assistant in a previous semester and must have a U.S. bank account in the UM payroll system.
ChinaYesNew Students:
In progress

Note, UM payroll does not have the ability to enter foreign bank accounts, addresses, or withhold foreign taxes. UM payroll also requires all workers to present to HR or a designated site (all designated sites are located within the US) original acceptable documents prior to or within the first three days of working. This may have implications for hiring new graduate assistants who are not able to be in the US between now and the start of their initial employment with UM.

Current Students:
Students located in China who are taking courses online in the fall semester and are approved by their department to complete their assistantship remotely must have been paid by UM as a graduate assistant in a previous semester and must have a U.S. bank account in the UM payroll system.
NepalYesNew Students:
In progress

Note, UM payroll does not have the ability to enter foreign bank accounts, addresses, or withhold foreign taxes. UM payroll also requires all workers to present to HR or a designated site (all designated sites are located within the US) original acceptable documents prior to or within the first three days of working. This may have implications for hiring new graduate assistants who are not able to be in the US between now and the start of their initial employment with UM.

Current Students:
Students located in Nepal who are taking courses online in the fall semester and are approved by their department to complete their assistantship remotely must have been paid by UM as a graduate assistant in a previous semester and must have a U.S. bank account in the UM payroll system.
Saudi ArabiaYesNew Students:
In progress

Note, UM payroll does not have the ability to enter foreign bank accounts, addresses, or withhold foreign taxes. UM payroll also requires all workers to present to HR or a designated site (all designated sites are located within the US) original acceptable documents prior to or within the first three days of working. This may have implications for hiring new graduate assistants who are not able to be in the US between now and the start of their initial employment with UM.

Current Students:
Students located in Saudi Arabia who are taking courses online in the fall semester and are approved by their department to complete their assistantship remotely must have been paid by UM as a graduate assistant in a previous semester and must have a U.S. bank account in the UM payroll system.
GhanaYesNew Students:
In progress

Note, UM payroll does not have the ability to enter foreign bank accounts, addresses, or withhold foreign taxes. UM payroll also requires all workers to present to HR or a designated site (all designated sites are located within the US) original acceptable documents prior to or within the first three days of working. This may have implications for hiring new graduate assistants who are not able to be in the US between now and the start of their initial employment with UM.

Current Students:
Students located in Ghana who are taking courses online in the fall semester and are approved by their department to complete their assistantship remotely must have been paid by UM as a graduate assistant in a previous semester and must have a U.S. bank account in the UM payroll system.
Sri LankaYesNew Students:
In progress

Note, UM payroll does not have the ability to enter foreign bank accounts, addresses, or withhold foreign taxes. UM payroll also requires all workers to present to HR or a designated site (all designated sites are located within the US) original acceptable documents prior to or within the first three days of working. This may have implications for hiring new graduate assistants who are not able to be in the US between now and the start of their initial employment with UM.

Current Students:
Students located in Sri Lanka who are taking courses online in the fall semester and are approved by their department to complete their assistantship remotely must have been paid by UM as a graduate assistant in a previous semester and must have a U.S. bank account in the UM payroll system.
BangladeshYesNew Students:
In progress

Note, UM payroll does not have the ability to enter foreign bank accounts, addresses, or withhold foreign taxes. UM payroll also requires all workers to present to HR or a designated site (all designated sites are located within the US) original acceptable documents prior to or within the first three days of working. This may have implications for hiring new graduate assistants who are not able to be in the US between now and the start of their initial employment with UM.

Current Students:
Students located in Bangladesh who are taking courses online in the fall semester and are approved by their department to complete their assistantship remotely must have been paid by UM as a graduate assistant in a previous semester and must have a U.S. bank account in the UM payroll system.
CanadaYesNew Students:
In progress

Note, UM payroll does not have the ability to enter foreign bank accounts, addresses, or withhold foreign taxes. UM payroll also requires all workers to present to HR or a designated site (all designated sites are located within the US) original acceptable documents prior to or within the first three days of working. This may have implications for hiring new graduate assistants who are not able to be in the US between now and the start of their initial employment with UM.

Current Students:
Students located in Canada who are taking courses online in the fall semester and are approved by their department to complete their assistantship remotely must have been paid by UM as a graduate assistant in a previous semester and must have a U.S. bank account in the UM payroll system.
TAs cannot teach students who are in Canada.
GermanyYesNew Students:
In progress

Note, UM payroll does not have the ability to enter foreign bank accounts, addresses, or withhold foreign taxes. UM payroll also requires all workers to present to HR or a designated site (all designated sites are located within the US) original acceptable documents prior to or within the first three days of working. This may have implications for hiring new graduate assistants who are not able to be in the US between now and the start of their initial employment with UM.

Current Students:
Students located in Germany who are taking courses online in the fall semester and are approved by their department to complete their assistantship remotely must have been paid by UM as a graduate assistant in a previous semester and must have a U.S. bank account in the UM payroll system.
MexicoYes, with restrictionsNew Students:
In progress

Note, UM payroll does not have the ability to enter foreign bank accounts, addresses, or withhold foreign taxes. UM payroll also requires all workers to present to HR or a designated site (all designated sites are located within the US) original acceptable documents prior to or within the first three days of working. This may have implications for hiring new graduate assistants who are not able to be in the US between now and the start of their initial employment with UM.

Current Students:
Students located in Mexico who are taking courses online in the fall semester and are approved by their department to complete their assistantship remotely must have been paid by UM as a graduate assistant in a previous semester and must have a U.S. bank account in the UM payroll system.
All video in the courses delivered in Mexico must be live. No recorded video allowed.
EthiopiaYes, limitedIn progress

Note, UM payroll does not have the ability to enter foreign bank accounts, addresses, or withhold foreign taxes. UM payroll also requires all workers to present to HR or a designated site (all designated sites are located within the US) original acceptable documents prior to or within the first three days of working. This may have implications for hiring new graduate assistants who are not able to be in the US between now and the start of their initial employment with UM.
Online enrollment from Ethiopia is approved only for the Master of Arts in Integrated Marketing Communications program in the School of Journalism.
Costa RicaYesNew Students:
In progress

Note, UM payroll does not have the ability to enter foreign bank accounts, addresses, or withhold foreign taxes. UM payroll also requires all workers to present to HR or a designated site (all designated sites are located within the US) original acceptable documents prior to or within the first three days of working. This may have implications for hiring new graduate assistants who are not able to be in the US between now and the start of their initial employment with UM.

Current Students:
Students located in Costa Rica who are taking courses online in the fall semester and are approved by their department to complete their assistantship remotely must have been paid by UM as a graduate assistant in a previous semester and must have a U.S. bank account in the UM payroll system.
Czech RepublicYesNew Students:
In progress

Note, UM payroll does not have the ability to enter foreign bank accounts, addresses, or withhold foreign taxes. UM payroll also requires all workers to present to HR or a designated site (all designated sites are located within the US) original acceptable documents prior to or within the first three days of working. This may have implications for hiring new graduate assistants who are not able to be in the US between now and the start of their initial employment with UM.

Current Students:
Students located in Czech Republic who are taking courses online in the fall semester and are approved by their department to complete their assistantship remotely must have been paid by UM as a graduate assistant in a previous semester and must have a U.S. bank account in the UM payroll system.
FranceIn progressIn progress

Note, UM payroll does not have the ability to enter foreign bank accounts, addresses, or withhold foreign taxes. UM payroll also requires all workers to present to HR or a designated site (all designated sites are located within the US) original acceptable documents prior to or within the first three days of working. This may have implications for hiring new graduate assistants who are not able to be in the US between now and the start of their initial employment with UM.
IranIn progressIn progress

Note, UM payroll does not have the ability to enter foreign bank accounts, addresses, or withhold foreign taxes. UM payroll also requires all workers to present to HR or a designated site (all designated sites are located within the US) original acceptable documents prior to or within the first three days of working. This may have implications for hiring new graduate assistants who are not able to be in the US between now and the start of their initial employment with UM.
IraqYesNew Students:
In progress

Note, UM payroll does not have the ability to enter foreign bank accounts, addresses, or withhold foreign taxes. UM payroll also requires all workers to present to HR or a designated site (all designated sites are located within the US) original acceptable documents prior to or within the first three days of working. This may have implications for hiring new graduate assistants who are not able to be in the US between now and the start of their initial employment with UM.

Current Students:
Students located in Iraq who are taking courses online in the fall semester and are approved by their department to complete their assistantship remotely must have been paid by UM as a graduate assistant in a previous semester and must have a U.S. bank account in the UM payroll system.
IsraelYesNew Students:
In progress

Note, UM payroll does not have the ability to enter foreign bank accounts, addresses, or withhold foreign taxes. UM payroll also requires all workers to present to HR or a designated site (all designated sites are located within the US) original acceptable documents prior to or within the first three days of working. This may have implications for hiring new graduate assistants who are not able to be in the US between now and the start of their initial employment with UM.

Current Students:
Students located in Israel who are taking courses online in the fall semester and are approved by their department to complete their assistantship remotely must have been paid by UM as a graduate assistant in a previous semester and must have a U.S. bank account in the UM payroll system.
TAs cannot teach students who are in Israel.
JapanYesIn progress

Note, UM payroll does not have the ability to enter foreign bank accounts, addresses, or withhold foreign taxes. UM payroll also requires all workers to present to HR or a designated site (all designated sites are located within the US) original acceptable documents prior to or within the first three days of working. This may have implications for hiring new graduate assistants who are not able to be in the US between now and the start of their initial employment with UM.
New ZealandYesNew Students:
In progress

Note, UM payroll does not have the ability to enter foreign bank accounts, addresses, or withhold foreign taxes. UM payroll also requires all workers to present to HR or a designated site (all designated sites are located within the US) original acceptable documents prior to or within the first three days of working. This may have implications for hiring new graduate assistants who are not able to be in the US between now and the start of their initial employment with UM.

Current Students:
Students located in New Zealand who are taking courses online in the fall semester and are approved by their department to complete their assistantship remotely must have been paid by UM as a graduate assistant in a previous semester and must have a U.S. bank account in the UM payroll system.
RussiaYesNew Students:
In progress

Note, UM payroll does not have the ability to enter foreign bank accounts, addresses, or withhold foreign taxes. UM payroll also requires all workers to present to HR or a designated site (all designated sites are located within the US) original acceptable documents prior to or within the first three days of working. This may have implications for hiring new graduate assistants who are not able to be in the US between now and the start of their initial employment with UM.

Current Students:
Students located in Russia who are taking courses online in the fall semester and are approved by their department to complete their assistantship remotely must have been paid by UM as a graduate assistant in a previous semester and must have a U.S. bank account in the UM payroll system.
SenegalYesNew Students:
In progress

Note, UM payroll does not have the ability to enter foreign bank accounts, addresses, or withhold foreign taxes. UM payroll also requires all workers to present to HR or a designated site (all designated sites are located within the US) original acceptable documents prior to or within the first three days of working. This may have implications for hiring new graduate assistants who are not able to be in the US between now and the start of their initial employment with UM.

Current Students:
Students located in Senegal who are taking courses online in the fall semester and are approved by their department to complete their assistantship remotely must have been paid by UM as a graduate assistant in a previous semester and must have a U.S. bank account in the UM payroll system.
SwedenYesNew Students:
In progress

Note, UM payroll does not have the ability to enter foreign bank accounts, addresses, or withhold foreign taxes. UM payroll also requires all workers to present to HR or a designated site (all designated sites are located within the US) original acceptable documents prior to or within the first three days of working. This may have implications for hiring new graduate assistants who are not able to be in the US between now and the start of their initial employment with UM.

Current Students:
Students located in Sweden who are taking courses online in the fall semester and are approved by their department to complete their assistantship remotely must have been paid by UM as a graduate assistant in a previous semester and must have a U.S. bank account in the UM payroll system.
BahamasYesNew Students:
In progress

Note, UM payroll does not have the ability to enter foreign bank accounts, addresses, or withhold foreign taxes. UM payroll also requires all workers to present to HR or a designated site (all designated sites are located within the US) original acceptable documents prior to or within the first three days of working. This may have implications for hiring new graduate assistants who are not able to be in the US between now and the start of their initial employment with UM.

Current Students:
Students located in the Bahamas who are taking courses online in the fall semester and are approved by their department to complete their assistantship remotely must have been paid by UM as a graduate assistant in a previous semester and must have a U.S. bank account in the UM payroll system.
CubaIn progressIn progress

Note, UM payroll does not have the ability to enter foreign bank accounts, addresses, or withhold foreign taxes. UM payroll also requires all workers to present to HR or a designated site (all designated sites are located within the US) original acceptable documents prior to or within the first three days of working. This may have implications for hiring new graduate assistants who are not able to be in the US between now and the start of their initial employment with UM.
ItalyYesNew Students:
In progress

Note, UM payroll does not have the ability to enter foreign bank accounts, addresses, or withhold foreign taxes. UM payroll also requires all workers to present to HR or a designated site (all designated sites are located within the US) original acceptable documents prior to or within the first three days of working. This may have implications for hiring new graduate assistants who are not able to be in the US between now and the start of their initial employment with UM.

Current Students:
Students located in Italy who are taking courses online in the fall semester and are approved by their department to complete their assistantship remotely must have been paid by UM as a graduate assistant in a previous semester and must have a U.S. bank account in the UM payroll system.