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  • Student Services

    Academic counseling

    The Office of Academic Support in the Medical Center's Division of Academic Affairs provides free, confidential assistance to all students on the UMMC campus. The mission of Academic Support is to maximize academic success. This service is proactive through workshops, seminars and group or individual meetings. The service also responds to academic crisis intervention and stress prevention techniques. Call the office at 601-815-4233 for appointment times and/or information. School of Nursing students also may use the Employee/Student Health Department and other appropriate university professionals.

    For more information about academic counseling, click here.

    Counseling services

    The Medical Center sponsors a confidential mental health counseling service administered off campus. This service is available to all Medical Center students. There is no charge for the initial appointment and nominal charges for additional appointments.

    Deans and /or their designees and other professional staff also are available to students for counseling services throughout the student's career.

    For more information about confidential counseling services, click here.


    Division of Multicultural Affairs

    The Division of Multicultural Affairs serves to maintain and strengthen the number of qualified applicants from underrepresented and underserved areas who may successfully apply, enter and complete health professional schools.

    The division also provides a health-careers pipeline for underrepresented, underserved students to stimulate interest in pursuing health careers and to implement programming designed to increase the academic preparation of students.

    Multicultural Affairs works in collaboration with other student services and academic units on campus to promote academic achievement and to increase the retention of matriculating underrepresented, underserved students. The Division of Multicultural Affairs works with individual students, student groups, staff and faculty to design and implement strategies that support students and increase opportunities for academic and professional success.

    For more information, click here.


    Employee/Student Health Department

    The Employee/Student Health Department provides ambulatory medical care and is located on the first floor of the University Hospital north wing in Room N128. Nursing care is available in the clinic Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. A physician is present at scheduled hours.

    The Employee/Student Health Department does not provide medical care for dependents of students, nor can it reimburse students for treatment received elsewhere. Students are responsible for notifying the appropriate instructor or department when they are going to be absent due to illness.

    For more information about the Employee/Student Health Department, click here, or call (601) 984-1185.

    UMMC student services

    For a complete list of available student services, please click here.

    Volunteer services

    Volunteerism is an instrumental part of student life in the School of Nursing. For more information about hospital volunteerism, please contact the Department of Volunteer Services or visit their website.