Office of Financial Aid

University of Mississippi

Drug Conviction

A federal or state drug conviction (but not a local or municipal conviction) can disqualify a student for Federal Title IV aid programs (Pell Grant, Iraq & Afghanistan Service Grant, SEOG, TEACH, Work-Study, Direct Loans, Perkins Loan, and PLUS loans).  

Please refer to the University of Mississippi policy Convicted of Possession/Sale of Drugs to learn more – including how to determine and/or reinstate eligibility following a conviction.