University of Mississippi
Office of International Programs

For Prospective Employees

LyceumThank you for your interest in the University of Mississippi! UM proudly welcomes international faculty, staff, and visiting scholars from around the world who enliven our community and enrich our scholarship. The Office of International Programs (OIP) advises on immigration-related matters and provides information to help scholars and their families feel at home at UM and in the Oxford community.

Various departments at the University of Mississippi invite international professors, scholars, researchers and other staff to the University. UM sponsors various visa types, including J-1, H-1B, TN, and O, as well as employment-based Permanent Residency petitions, and OIP processes all visa and immigration paperwork for the University of Mississippi.

For more information about position openings at the University of Mississippi, please visit the Jobs site at The UM Human Resources page also hosts general information about employee benefits, compensation, and training and development.

We encourage you to use the navigation options to the left to access more information pertaining to your needs as an international employee.

We hope that all of our information is helpful and clear to you. Feel free to contact us at the Office of International Programs should you have any questions or concerns about the initial employment processes at the University of Mississippi. We are here to assist you!