Checklist For Undergraduate Admission to UM-DeSoto
Apply for Admission
Complete an application for admission well in advance of the period in which enrollment is sought. Applicants are encouraged to apply for admission online. If you prefer a paper application, a printable form is available on this website or at the UM-DeSoto office. There is a $25 application fee that can be paid by credit or debit card online or by check or money order if you mail in a paper application.
Request each college you have previously attended to send a sealed official transcript of your academic record directly to:
The University of Mississippi DeSoto Center
5197 W. E. Ross Parkway
Southaven, Mississippi 38671
Submit Immunization Documentation
All applicants born after January 1, 1957, must submit proof of two immunizations for measles and one for rubella prior to registration. The medical history and certificate of compliance forms are available at the UM-DeSoto office or you may print this at www.olemiss.edu/depts/stu_health/. Submit these documents to the Oxford campus address indicated on the form. Please contact student health services at 662-915-7274 if you have any questions regarding the immunization requirements.
Apply for Financial Aid and Scholarships
Information regarding financial aid and scholarships is located on our website. A financial aid representative is available at the UM-DeSoto office two days a week. Contact the UM-DeSoto office at 662-342-4765 to schedule an appointment. A FAFSA (Free application for federal student aid) MUST be submitted to be considered for all federal and institutional financial aid. Submission should be done online at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
** The University of Mississippi financial aid school code is 002440.**
For additional information, call the financial aid office at 1-800-891-4596.
Meet with an Academic Adviser
Academic counseling is available on the UM-Desoto campus and is required before registering for courses each semester. Call 662-342-4765 to schedule an appointment with an academic advisor after you receive your admission acceptance letter.
Check www.outreach.olemiss.edu/desoto/current/schedule.html for course schedules, registration dates, textbook information, and other important information.