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The Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy operate on both the Oxford and Jackson campuses. The Schools of Dentistry, Health Related Professionals and Medicine, and the Health Sciences Graduate School, are based in Jackson only. (Additional healthcare programs are available through the School of Applied Sciences on the Oxford campus.) Other than these exceptions, the schools above are on the Oxford campus.


Grief Support Group for Employees June 13th & 27th

Invitation: The group offers employees a safe and welcoming space to process loss. 1:00-2:00 in the Harrison Room, 3rd floor main library, 2nd/4th Thurs


Grief Support Group for UM Employees
2nd/4th Thursdays
1:00 - 2:00 pm
Harrison Room, J.D. Williams Library 3rd Floor

Everyone’s experience with grief is unique. This grief support group offers a safe and welcoming space for any employee going through a journey of loss. Participants may choose to share their experiences and/or learn from others going through similar experiences. The group may focus on such issues as exploring the grieving process, handling extreme emotions, creating memorials for a loved one, coping with additional stressors, cultural and societal expectations on grieving, when to seek additional help, and other related issues as needed.

The Grief Support Group is open to any faculty or staff who have experienced loss or death in their life, whether recently or in the past. Confidentiality for all attendees is of utmost importance and no attendance or other records are kept in any personnel or academic file. 

Employees are encouraged to utilize this time as a benefit. The Grief Support Group is co-sponsored by the University Counseling Center and HR’s Work-Life Resources office ( or, and is facilitated by a licensed counselor.

Meetings are the 2nd and 4th Thursdays from 1:00 to 2:00. We will meet in the Harrison Room, which is in the J.D. Williams Library on the 3rd floor outside Archives and Special Collections.

The dates for June 2024 are:

June 13
June 27

The Grief Support Group will take a break during the month of July, and resume in August.

For assistance related to a disability, contact Lynn Wilkins: | 915-1295

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Sponsored by: University Counseling Center and HR's Work-Life Resources