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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 on 2nd/4th Wednesdays

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.


Grief Support Group for UM Employees
2nd/4th Wednesdays
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 anyone 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 Wednesdays 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 spring 2024 are:

January 10th, 24th
February 14th, 28th
March 13th, 27th
April 10th, 24th

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