Black and Gold Days

The University of Southern Mississippi Office of Admissions will host two Black and Gold Days this fall:

  • Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, 1 – 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.

High school juniors and seniors are invited to join us for one of our campus visit days. Learn about Southern Miss, experience the excitement of the Southern Miss campus and enjoy a Golden Eagle football game at The Rock!

Reservations are required.


  • $15 per student, parent, or guest who pre-register and pay online
  • $20 per student, parent, or guest who register and pay the day of the event

Schedule of activities

Receive your agenda and pick up your Southern Miss football tickets.


The day includes:

Campus Tours
Tour the beautiful Southern Miss campus with a student tour guide.

Southern Miss at a Glance for High School Juniors
Your junior year is extremely important in preparing for your college selection process. Let our admissions counselors provide you with information on how to navigate this process and show you what Southern Miss has to offer you.

Admissions, Financial Aid, and Scholarship Overview for High School Seniors
Learn the essential information your family will need to know about admission to Southern Miss and receive helpful insight about financial aid and scholarship opportunities.

Check Your Admissions Status for High School Seniors
Check on your application status or begin the application process. Representatives from the Office of Admissions will be available to assist you.

Academic Programs
All of our undergraduate programs are housed in six academic colleges. Visit with representatives from these academic colleges to learn more about the majors and careers that interest you.

Information Fair
Gather all the information you need to get started at Southern Miss. Talk with our friendly students and staff about Southern Miss resources and activities that will make your college experience successful and exciting.

Sign up for Black and Gold Day.

Once You’re Done with Black and Gold Day

  • Two Hours Prior to Kickoff: Eagle Walk, Eagle Walk Drive
    This historic game-day parade begins two hours before kickoff as fans line Eagle Walk Drive.
  • Southern Miss vs. North Texas, M. M. Roberts Stadium (Oct. 3, 2015, at 6 p.m.)
  • Southern Miss vs. UTEP, M. M. Roberts Stadium (Oct. 31, 2015, at 1:30 p.m.)


*Due to space limitations, this event is intended for high school seniors, high school juniors and their parents or guardians. The registration fee is $15 per person for those registering and paying prior to Black and Gold Day. Registration fee is $20 per person for those registering and paying the day of the event. These rates are available ONLY for parents or guests attending the event with a high school senior or junior; they are NOT available to the general public.