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Global Engagement
The University of Mississippi – Office of Global Engagement

Changes to Immigration Policies

As immigration policies change we will post guidance here for the UM community.  Some policies are a result of the COVID-19 crisis and their analyses are available at our COVID-19 resources page.  As always, please email with specific immigration questions.

Analysis on Proposed DHS Regulation Regarding Duration of Status – September 29, 2020

Information on SEVP Broadcast Message – July 6, 2020

Presidential Proclamations on Immigration – Spring and Summer 2020


Global Engagement Workshops

The most recent workshop presentations are available for download below.  If you have more questions related to these presentations, please email

Hiring and Hosting International Faculty Staff and Scholars + Onboarding

Advising for Study Abroad

International Collaboration Grant

International Pathways Initiative

Introduction to the Intensive English Program

Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Teaching Part 1

Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Teaching Part 2

National and Study Abroad Scholarships

Introduction to Optional Practical Training (OPT)

Payment to Non-citizens

Permanent Residency Sponsorship

Study Abroad Advising Guide

Questions about how to advise students on studying abroad?  Check out our advising guide below!

Study Abroad Advising Guide


Supporting International Students at Ole Miss

Check out our two guides on supporting international students at Ole Miss.

Supporting International Students

Visa Advising