Office of Admissions
The University of Southern Mississippi
Kennard-Washington Hall
118 College Drive #5166
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001
Phone: 601.266.5000
Fax: 601.266.5148
Email: or (for readmission inquiries)


Larry Sparkman, Ph.D., Interim Dean of Admission & Enrollment Management
Becky Vinzant, M.Ed., Associate Dean of Admission & Enrollment Management
Susan Scott, M.S., Interim Director of Admissions

Admissions Recruitment Staff

  • Brian Brennan | Assistant Director for Transfer Recruitment
  • Katie McBride | Assistant Director for Campus Visit Experience
  • Courtney Robinson | Assistant Director for Scholarships
  • Alden Bennett | Admissions Counselor for the Pine Belt Area
  • Landon Carmean | Admissions Counselor for Louisiana and Texas
  • Michael Cobb | Admissions Counselor for East Mississippi
  • Kendall Levens | Admissions Counselor for South Alabama and Florida
  • Mollie McCarroll | Admissions Counselor for the Mississippi Gulf Coast
  • Whitney Dyess | Admissions Counselor for Transfer Students
  • Hannah Curtin | Graduate Assistant
  • Desiree Lowry | Graduate Assistant
  • Brooks Martin | Graduate Assistant


Admissions Operations Staff