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2022 Books & Bears Donations Are Now Being Accepted

Please consider donating to the Books & Bears Program, sponsored by the University of Mississippi's Black Faculty & Staff Organization.

The University of Mississippi’s Black Faculty & Staff Organization is currently collecting donations for this year’s Books & Bears Program. We kindly request donations of new children’s toys, books, and bears for children of all ages.  Donation boxes are located at various locations around campus. The deadline for donations is Wednesday, December 14. Please see locations below:


  • Bishop Hall, Second Floor
  • Brevard Hall, First Floor 
  • Career Center- Martindale-Cole Student Services Center, Third Floor
  • Carrier Hall - Office 201F
  • Center for Inclusion and Cross Cultural Engagement – Student Union
  • Powers Hall, First Floor
  • Farley Hall, First Floor
  • FedEx Academic Support Center
  • George Hall, First Floor
  • Guyton Hall, First Floor
  • J.D. Williams Library
  • Lamar Hall, Third Floor
  • Lyceum, First Floor
  • Office of Conflict Resolution - Somerville Hall
  • Robert C. Khayat Law Center - Office 2075
  • School of Business
  • Shoemaker Hall - Office 204
  • Vardaman Hall- Office 201
  • Ventress Hall



For questions, please email: