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School of Journalism and New Media

University of Mississippi

Academic Advising

For questions about advising or to set up an advising session, please e-mail

Please take a minute to look over the forms below to prepare for your advising session.

If you have any questions regarding advising, please call 662-915-7146.

Change of Major Form

B.A. in Journalism:

Print and Broadcast Degree Requirements

TV & Video Storytelling Degree Requirements

Multimedia & News Reporting Degree Requirements

Visual Journalism Degree Requirements

Social Justice & Political Reporting Degree Requirements


B.S. in Integrated Marketing Communications:

Integrated Marketing Communications Degree Requirements


Applying for Graduation

Students must submit a completed and signed and Intent to Graduate form to the Assistant Dean for Student Services in the School of Journalism and New Media at least two semesters in advance of the term in which they intend to graduate.  A Dean’s hold will be placed on your account once you have completed 70% of your degree and will remain in place until you have submitted the Intent to Graduate Form.

Instructions for Applying for Graduation


Transfer Credit

The School of Journalism and New Media requires students to receive prior approval to earn credit for all courses taken at another institution. Written permission must be granted by the dean’s office prior to enrolling in courses to be transferred. Unapproved transfer courses will not be accepted.

UM transfer credit will not be granted for any courses taken at another institution while concurrently enrolled at UM.

Permission to Transfer Credit Form

Click this link if above link doesn’t work.

Forms also may be obtained from the main office, Farley 114. For more information, call 662-915-7146.

Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar