The Jackson Avenue Center (JAC)

Office of Outreach Operations, 1111 West Jackson Avenue, Oxford, MS  38655

The Jackson Avenue Center (JAC) is located on Jackson Avenue, one of Oxford’s main arteries. The JAC allows conference hosts and their guests easy access off Highway 6 and ample parking.  Although technically located off campus, the JAC  is only minutes from the heart of the Ole Miss campus and offers all of the resources of The University of Mississippi.

The JAC provides the perfect setting for large meetings, seminars, workshops, mini-conferences and other events. The Event Center is equipped with four projectors, retractable screens, and 32 concealed speakers. Stationery and wireless microphones are provided.

Jackson Avenue Center


500 auditorium style
250 classroom style
300 banquet style


  • Academic departments have first priority in using the Event Center room for academic reasons at no charge to the department.
  • University public events, as directed by the Chancellor, have second priority in the use of the Event Center at no charge.


  • All others are allowed to use the facility on a first-come, first-serve basis for reservations and will be charged per the schedule below. This includes any departments, organizations, or University staff events that work through University Public Events. If priority usage is needed during an already reserved event, the client will be contacted immediately by the Jackson Avenue Center Office of event cancellation and fee refunds, including deposit.
  • The Provost reserves the right to require that events held in this facility be ticketed by the UM Box Office.


Special Events (8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.)

  • $225.00 for UM departments and units
  • $450.00 for external groups
    • External groups must be affiliated with a University employee and event must occur after hours or on weekends
  • Multiple day event rates are negotiable

Student Organizations (8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)

  • No charge
  • $100.00 charge for special set-up
  • $225.00 for after hours and weekends
    • Includes set-up charges
  • Multiple day event rates are negotiable

A $100 non-refundable administrative fee is required, except for student organizations.  The fee will be applied toward the total cost of the reservation.


From the Highway 6 bypass take the Jackson Avenue exit. 

Option I
Turn left at the traffic light at Jackson Avenue and Fraternity Row. The JAC is in at the far right end of the building.

Option II
Take an immediate left past the Mississippi Federal Credit Union. The JAC will be right in front of you.

From the City of Oxford side of Jackson Avenue: 
Take an immediate right just before the Mississippi Federal Credit Union. The JAC will be right in front of you.


P: (662) 915-1386 or 915-1287
F: (662) 915-1392

For reservation requests for the Event Center:

Please download, review, complete, and sign the JAC Terms of Use Policy Form and the JAC Reservation Form. The form should be presented to the JAC Staff in Room 128 at the Jackson Avenue Center or faxed to (662) 915-1392. The JAC Staff will notify those requesting use of the Event Center if their request can be confirmed or not.



Quality Experience

Quality is important to the DOCE. As a part of the division, the E.F. Yerby Conference Center is committed to providing you the excellent service and product you expect from Ole Miss.

Internet Access and Technical Support

We provide high-speed internet access and an excellent technical infrastructure to our clients for faster output as well as offer a broad selection of audio and visual equipment.