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Course Favorites and Bookings Application Now Available

Posted on: July 16th, 2015 by TERRIE THOMPSON

We are pleased to announce the release of a new application in myOleMiss that will help with event planning. The Course Favorites and Bookings application will aid in identifying course popularity and demand based on data collected from previous semesters. The app presents a graph of students interested in taking a course and how many […]

IT Aims for Good Time Management – Part 3

Posted on: February 24th, 2015 by TERRIE THOMPSON

There’s no end to how automated we can make our lives, from smart houses to cars that can self-park to refrigerators that will create a grocery list from items you scan. This third and final time management TECHNews article will focus on technology that helps us be more productive in our personal lives. We wanted […]

Introducing myOleMiss 2.0

Posted on: August 29th, 2014 by TERRIE THOMPSON

In a few weeks, you’ll notice some big changes to your myOleMiss interface. Since rolling out the original portal design in 2008, all of our first-hand experience and collected feedback have provided us with clear directions for improving it. On September 20, we’ll be rolling out those improvements to everyone. Here are some highlights.

Now See Percentage Complete Towards Your Degree Program

Posted on: March 26th, 2014 by TERRIE THOMPSON

Wouldn’t it be great if you had one place to go to see if students were on track, where you could view GPA information and what percentage of their coursework is complete and outstanding? Yes, we thought so, too!  And, all of these features went live on the morning of March 17, 2014, just in […]

The New Online Catalog is Now Available

Posted on: May 16th, 2013 by TERRIE THOMPSON

The new online catalog is now available at http://catalog.olemiss.edu . If you have any concerns or notice any issues, contact us at catalog@olemiss.edu. Following are some of the features we would like to highlight: We have two catalogs in an academic year, Fall and Spring. While the catalog defaults to the current catalog, you can view […]

Communicating Academic Structure Changes

Posted on: May 10th, 2013 by TERRIE THOMPSON

Students can access information about their degree program requirements from three sources: the various academic departments, the printed/online catalog, and Degree Audit. We want to help ensure that the student is getting consistent information.

Using Degree Progress Can Prevent Nasty Surprises

Posted on: February 25th, 2013 by TERRIE THOMPSON

The year was 1997, early spring.  I’d been wrapping up my classwork and was planning on graduating in May.  So I retrieved my printed catalog.  You know, the one I hadn’t opened since I started my degree program.  Imagine my surprise when I observed deadlines for May graduation that were only a month away!  I […]