Jackson State University is a historically black, co-educational, research intensive, public institution of higher learning that has been designated by the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning as the "urban university" of Mississippi. The University is proud of its heritage, is committed to its future as a diversified, urban institution, and is dedicated to developing individual students and solving urban problems.

JSU is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and has seven undergraduate academic schools: Allied Health Sciences, Business, Education, Engineering, Liberal Arts, Science and Technology, and Social Work. The W. E. B. DuBois Honors College offers excellent academic training and stimulating challenges to academically outstanding students and offers its members an enriched curriculum, smaller classes, and prestige.

Jackson State: "Mississippi's Urban University."

President:  Dr. Carolyn W. Meyers

Athletic Department Phone: 601-979-2291
University Website: http://www.jsums.edu/
Athletics Website: http://jsutigers.com/

Director of Athletics: Dr. Vivian L. Fuller
601-979-2360
Asst AD Compliance: Jason Cable
601-99-0685
jason.m.cable@jsums.edu
Faculty Rep.: Dr. Marie O'Banner-Jackson
601-979-2136
mjackson@ccaix.jsums.edu
Media Relations: Wesley Peterson
601-979-5899
wesley.peterson@jsums.edu
Senior Woman Administrator: Nedra Brown
601-979-1098
nedra.t.brown@jsums.edu