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Dates and Application Information

TMI Application Information

Application Summary:

  • The application must include a signature.
  • The application deadlines must be observed (dates below; submission does not guarantee acceptance).
  • The non-refundable $40 application fee should be made payable to The University of Mississippi and can be sent via check/MO to address below.  There is no online option to pay the app fee.
  • Applicants must submit a background check (must be completed by deadlines above, see background check section on page 12 of this brochure for more information).
  • All transcripts must be submitted (see transcript section on page 13 of this brochure for more information).
  • Test scores must be submitted as originals. Enter the TMI Institutional Code 1806 when registering for Praxis exams (add MDE Institutional Code 7599 if taking Praxis outside of Mississippi or using “Praxis at Home”) –OR- e-mail the locked PDF of official Praxis scores to tmi@olemiss.edu.  If previous score reports were not sent to TMI or MDE, but additional Praxis exams will be taken, enter the institutional codes when registering for the next exam.  Passing scores from previous exams will be included with the new score report.
  • ACT scores should be sent to TMI (ACT Code 1432) as well as the MDE (ACT Code 9072) in place of a Praxis Core score.  Do not wait to send scores!  Scores should be sent to TMI and MDE during the process of applying to TMI.
  • Applicants will NOT receive notification of acceptance into the program until transcripts, a background check, and a Praxis Subject Assessment (and Praxis Core if you do not have a 3.0 GPA) have been received by the TMI office to accompany your application.
  • All candidates in the TMI program must attend the MANDATORY orientation on Zoom. There will be NO EXCEPTIONSgranted.
  • Please make all checks or money orders payable to “University of Mississippi” and mail the completed application to:     

    Outreach and Continuing Education
    Teach Mississippi Institute
    P.O. Box 1848
    University, MS 38677

Alternatively, candidates may upload the application to the secure file upload folder. Application fee can be mailed to the address above (or paid online after admission).

Important TMI Dates

Upcoming program terms:

Program Term Orientation Seminar Course Start Date Course End Date
TMI 1 January - April 2022 January 22, 2022 January 28, 2022 April 18, 2022
TMI 1 March - June 2022 March 26, 2022 April 1, 2022 June 20, 2022
TMI 2 January - May 2022 January 15, 2022 January 21, 2022 May 2, 2022

TMI 1 enrollment deadlines:

Program Term Application/Transcripts Due Background Check Due
January - April 2022 January 5, 2022 January 14, 2022
March - June 2022 March 9, 2022 March 18, 2022

TMI 1: January-April 2022

Phase TMI 1, January - April 2022 Schedule Open Date to Close Date
Application Application Period 9/5/21 to 1/5/22
Background Check Submission 9/5/21 to 1/14/22
Usernames and Passwords emailed to students (that attened the mandatory TMI Orienation) 1/26/22
Assignments and Seminars Mandatory TMI 1 Orientation (Oxford, MS) 1/22/22
Orientation Week Ends / Syllabus Quiz Due 1/26/22 to 1/30/22
Unit 1 open/close dates 1/28/22 to 2/6/22
Unit 2 open/close dates 2/4/22 to 2/13/22
Unit 3 open/close dates 2/11/22 to 2/20/22
Unit 4 open/close dates 2/18/22 to 2/27/22
Unit 5 open/close dates 2/25/22 to 3/6/22
TMI Common Core Live Session (Raymond, MS) TBA
Unit 6 open/close dates 3/4/22 to 3/13/22
Unit 7 open/close dates 3/11/22 to 3/20/22
Unit 8 open/close dates 3/18/22 to 3/27/22
Unit 9 open/close dates 3/25/22 to 4/3/22
Unit 10 open/close dates 4/1/22 to 4/10/22
Unit 11 open/close dates 4/8/22 to 4/17/22
Coursework Final Deadline (no assignments accepted after this date) 4/18/22
Field Experience Reduction of Observation Hours Deadline 2/15/22
Reflective Essay Assignment open/close dates 3/30/22 to 4/18/22
Field Experience Due 4/12/22
Supplemental Deadlines Supplemental materials deadline (passing Praxis Core scores, passing Praxis II Subject Area scores, official transcript, and extension request) 7/20/22
Extended deadline for supplemental materials (must request, pay for, and be approved for an extension) 12/21/22
Payment Schedules Standard Payment Option - Payment #1 Due ($340) 1/14/22
Standard Payment Option - Payment #2 Due ($620) 1/22/22
Deferred Payment Option - Payment #1 Due ($340) 1/14/22
Deferred Payment Option - Payment #2 Due ($340) 2/12/22
Deferred Payment Option - Payment #3 Due ($340) 3/12/22

TMI 1: March 2022

Phase TMI 1, March 2022 Schedule Open Date to Close Date
Application Application Period 11/7/21 to 3/9/22
Background Check Submission 11/7/21 to 3/18/22
Usernames and Passwords emailed to students (that attened the mandatory TMI Orienation) 3/30/22
Assignments and Seminars Mandatory TMI 1 Orientation (Oxford, MS) 3/26/22
Orientation Week Ends / Syllabus Quiz Due 3/30/22 to 4/3/22
Unit 1 open/close dates 4/1/22 to 4/10/22
Unit 2 open/close dates 4/8/22 to 4/17/22
Unit 3 open/close dates 4/15/22 to 4/24/22
Unit 4 open/close dates 4/22/22 to 5/1/22
Unit 5 open/close dates 4/29/22 to 5/8/22
TMI Common Core Live Session (Raymond, MS) TBA
Unit 6 open/close dates 5/6/22 to 5/15/22
Unit 7 open/close dates 5/13/22 to 5/22/22
Unit 8 open/close dates 5/20/22 to 5/29/22
Unit 9 open/close dates 5/27/22 to 6/5/22
Unit 10 open/close dates 6/3/22 to 6/12/22
Unit 11 open/close dates 6/10/22 to 6/19/22
Coursework Final Deadline (no assignments accepted after this date) 6/20/22
Field Experience Reduction of Observation Hours Deadline 4/19/22
Reflective Essay Assignment open/close dates 6/1/22 to 6/20/22
Field Experience Due 6/14/22
Supplemental Deadlines Supplemental materials deadline (passing Praxis Core scores, passing Praxis II Subject Area scores, official transcript, and extension request) 9/21/22
Extended deadline for supplemental materials (must request, pay for, and be approved for an extension) 2/22/23
Payment Schedules Standard Payment Option - Payment #1 Due ($340) 3/18/22
Standard Payment Option - Payment #2 Due ($620) 3/26/22
Deferred Payment Option - Payment #1 Due ($340) 3/18/22
Deferred Payment Option - Payment #2 Due ($340) 4/16/22
Deferred Payment Option - Payment #3 Due ($340) 5/14/22

TMI 2: Spring 2022

Phase TMI 2, Spring 2022 Schedule Open Date to Close Date
Sign-up Application Period 8/29/21 to 12/29/21
Usernames and Passwords emailed to students 1/19/22
Assignments and Seminars TMI 2 Live Session #1 (Oxford, MS) 1/15/22
Orientation Week Ends / Syllabus Quiz Due 1/19/22 to 1/23/22
Unit 1 open/close dates 1/21/22 to 1/30/22
Unit 2 open/close dates 1/28/22 to 2/6/22
Unit 3 open/close dates 2/4/22 to 2/13/22
Unit 4 open/close dates 2/11/22 to 2/20/22
Unit 5 open/close dates 2/18/22 to 2/27/22
TMI 2 Live Session #2 (Raymond, MS) 3/26/22
Unit 6 open/close dates 2/25/22 to 3/6/22
Unit 7 open/close dates 3/4/22 to 3/13/22
Unit 8 open/close dates 3/11/22 to 3/20/22
Unit 9 open/close dates 3/18/22 to 3/27/22
Unit 10 open/close dates 3/25/22 to 4/3/22
Unit 11 open/close dates 4/1/22 to 4/10/22
Comprehensive Exam 3/25/22 to 4/17/22
Coursework Final Deadline (earliest/latest allowed) 4/11/22 to 5/2/22
Mentoring Mentor Submission Deadline 1/19/22
Mentor Evaluation #1 Period 1/31/22 to 2/4/22
Mentor Evaluation #2 Period 2/21/22 to 2/25/22
Mentor Evaluation #3 Period 3/14/22 to 3/18/22
Mentor Evaluation #4 Period 4/4/22 to 4/8/22
Payment Schedule TMI 2 Payment #1 Due ($375) 1/7/22
TMI 2 Payment #2 Due ($375) 2/5/22
TMI 2 Payment #3 Due ($375) 3/5/22
TMI 2 Payment #4 Due ($340) 4/2/22

You should apply if you have:

  • earned a bachelor's degree in a non-education area from a nationally/regionally accredited institution of higher learning (or are entering your final semester), and
  • possess extensive knowledge of art, biology, chemistry, Chinese, economics, English, family & consumer sciences, French, German, health, Latin, library/media, marketing, mathematics, music, physical education, physics, mathematics, social studies, Spanish, speech communications, or special education, and
  • want a secure and rewarding career that will impact hundreds of lives,

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