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SAP Support
University of Mississippi

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Getting Started

Authorization to Use SAP Applications

Access to SAP functions (described under Training) requires a written request signed by the user and the user’s department head.

  • The SAP Authorization Request Form  and SAP User Agreement is required of ALL SAP GUI users.  The SAP Authorization Request form has all SAP training listed. The SAP User Agreement is required for all new employees and employees that have changed departments.
  • Complete the forms and fax them to (662) 915-5750 or scan/email to Be sure to check off the training you need to access.
  • Be sure that you and your Department Head sign and date the form (s).
  • Users must attend the appropriate SAP Training before receiving the access requested by their department head.

SAP Authorization for Temporary Staff

  • SAP Staff Assistant Form: This form is for temporary staff. Staff Assistant accounts are good for only 90 days. If the account is required after that, it must be renewed.

Authorization to Use Web Applications

In order to access certain applications on myOleMiss, a user must submit an authorization request form signed by the department in charge of the application.

Installing SAP on a Computer

In order to access the SAP system, you must have two applications installed on your computer – the SAP GUI (Graphical User Interface)  and the appropriate version of the VPN. The VPN is an additional layer of security. You must be logged in to this software before logging in to SAP, or SAP will not work.

  • For the VPN software self-installation, go to IT Helpdesk VPN Service.
  • For the SAP GUI self-installation, go to SAP GUI Installation. Your PC must be either Windows 10 or Mac OS 10.14+
  • If you need help in any other way with your installation(s), contact the IT Helpdesk.