JumpStart is an opportunity for incoming UM freshmen to come to the Ole Miss campus early, begin earning college credit and familiarizing themselves with the services offered to University students.
This year students will have THREE SESSION OPTIONS: May 26-June 24, June 28-July 28, and August 1-21.
JumpStart students get a "jumpstart" in their University studies, meet faculty, and most importantly, make new friends and connect to Ole Miss before the rest of the freshman class arrives on campus for the Fall 2015 semester. The program includes activities and experiences that encourage students to interact with one another while learning to manage the independence of college life.
The JumpStart program has developed special partnerships with numerous academic programs to help foster our students' academic success. JumpStart students who participate in other programs offered by our partners have unique requirements for these programs, thus affecting the student's experience in JumpStart.
Students in FASTrack do NOT enroll in the required EDHE 105 during the summer with JumpStart. Additionally, students in this program may not enroll in WRIT 101 during the summer term. These two classes are required of FASTrack students during the FALL/SPRING semester of their freshman year at Ole Miss. For more information on FASTrack, visit their page at fastrack.olemiss.edu.
Students who are classified as Grove Scholars are also participants of FASTrack; not all FASTrack students are Grove Scholars however. Grove Scholars do NOT enroll in EDHE 105 or WRIT 101 either. Additionally, these JumpStart students will have unique programming geared toward the Grove Scholar program.
Intensive Modern Language Programs
Students in any Intensive Modern Language program are required to take five hours of an Intensive Modern Language course. JumpStart students that participate in these programs do NOT take the required EDHE 105 course, as their schedule is full.
There are three available sessions for JumpStart.
During the term of the program, students will:
Any student is eligible to participate in JumpStart, if they: