Living in Jackson

  • Photo by Gil Ford
    Photo by Gil Ford

    Living in Jackson - City with Soul

    What’s going on in Jackson?

    The people here are just about the friendliest you’ll ever meet. And there are so many fun things to do in Jackson, the capital and the largest city in Mississippi. The UMMC campus ties together the city’s two most vibrant neighborhoods - Belhaven and Fondren. So many places to discover in the metro area, not to mention a hundred events, from art festivals to antique shows and symphony concerts to sports classics. When it comes to exciting things to see and do, we’ve got it going on.

    International Student Service

    international  • UMMC Office of International Services 

     You can find general information about driver's license, housing, VISA, Social Security Administration, and U.S. culture.

    The Office of International Services provides professional support and advising services to international students, scholars, faculty and staff at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. It serves as a resource to all UMMC departments on immigration regulations and requirements pertaining to U.S. visas and immigration sponsorship.


    ASB HousingApartment Guide
    Fondren Hill Apartments



    1. The first thing to do is obtain a car or transportation! There is no way you can live here comfortable without it.
    2. UMMC student and employee discount when buying a car or others

     AirUnion StationRailBusLimo/Taix Cab
    Jackson-Evers International Airport
    100 International Drive
    (601) 939-5631
    300 West Capitol Street
    (601) 948-7140
    Amtrak Passenger Station General Information and Reservations
    (601) 355-6350 
    Greyhound-Trailways Bus Lines
    (601) 353-6342 1-800-231-2222
    Provides eight inbound and outbound buses daily.
    Information is available by contacting the Jackson Convention and Visitors Bureau at 1-800-354-7695 or (601) 960-1891 or by visiting