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Administration and Finance
University of Mississippi



The Budget Office oversees the development, analysis, control, and maintenance of budgets and budget systems for all University of Mississippi divisions. The office delivers operational support to the university through the oversight and analysis of departmental budget activity, coordinating changes as needed.

Additional responsibilities of the office include the following:

  • Coordinate and oversee the preparation and submission of the university’s annual operating budget.
  • Prepare and submit the annual Legislative Budget Request.
  • Prepare reports of budget activity as required by the IHL Board and Legislative Budget Office, including expenditure certifications and revisions to the annual budgets.
  • Provide analysis, forecasts, and reports for budgetary planning.

Office of Contracts Management

The Office of Contracts Management provides campus partners with centralized contract review and management services.

These services include:

  • coordinating contract requests
  • advising on contractual matters
  • negotiating contracts
  • reviewing contracts to optimize legal and business terms
  • reviewing contracts for compliance with applicable laws/policies
  • facilitating timely renewal or termination of contracts
  • monitoring contracts to reduce waste, maximize efficiency, and limit risk
  • serves as the central repository for executed contracts

Contractual Services

The revenue generating Contractual Services area provides services including the ID Center, vending, Ole Miss Dining, Barnes & Noble Bookstore, licensing, and laundry services.


The Controller’s Office is responsible for annual financial statements and financial support services for students, faculty, and staff.

  • Accounting – The Accounting Department the annual financial statements.  It also prepares various internal reports and trains employees in other departments in their use. In addition, this department assists faculty and staff in the financial aspect of grant management.
  • Bursar’s Office – The Bursar’s Office handles tuition and financial aid deposits and refunds.  In addition they collect accounts receivable for the University.
  • Procurement Services – The Procurement Services handles purchasing and receiving, accounts payable and travel for the University.

Facilities Management

  • Facilities ServicesFacilities Services provides services including daily cleaning, campus event setups, vehicle fuel and maintenance services, and departmental moves. This division coordinates work requests for a multitude of utility, trade and maintenance services.
  • Facilities OperationsFacilities Operations manages, maintains, and repairs the University’s facilities and infrastructure.
  • Health and Safety – The Health and Safety Department provides support services for maintenance and laboratory users of hazardous materials, including safety training, protocol reviews, hazardous-materials disposal and emergency response services, and coordinates efforts with State and Federal environmental agencies.

Facilities Planning

  • Facilities Planning – The Facilities Planning Department coordinates the planning, designing, and construction of University facilities in accordance with the Master Plan. The department is committed to designing efficient and environmentally sensitive buildings.
  • Office of Sustainability – The Office of Sustainability provides support for conservation, minimization, and recycling efforts on campus.

Human Resources

The Human Resources Department handles employment, benefits, payroll and training for faculty, staff, and student workers. The University of Mississippi is proud to continually be on the Honor Roll of Best Colleges to Work For and provides information about job opportunities and access to applications online.

Landscape Services

The University of Mississippi is one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation.  The award winning Landscape Services department ensures that the natural splendor of the campus is well maintained, environmentally sensitive, and aesthetically pleasing.

Parking and Transportation

The Department of Parking & Transportation issues parking permits, manages bus schedules, and operates the bike shop on campus.