BASE Center

Business Academic Success & ExcellenceBASE logo

Joseph Greene Hall, Room 102
Hattiesburg, MS
601.266.6139

base@usm.edu
www.facebook.com/COBBASE

Hours:
Monday-Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

The BASE Center offers the following services:

  • Private, group, and general study space
  • Tutoring for finance, BA 201 (upon request), operations management, and accounting
  • Writing assistance
  • Public speaking assistance
  • The BASE center also serves as an Eagle Landing location


Private, Group and General Study Space
10 study rooms (5 with computers) and a lounge are available for students to check out on a first-come first-serve basis. The rooms can be used as quiet, private study and work space for individuals or as a place for 4-6 students to hold meetings or study groups. A conference room is also available in the main center for general student use, which includes an additional computer. 

Tutoring
Tutors are available for accounting, operations management, business statistics, and finance courses.

Writing Assistance
Writing assistance is available for BUSINESS CLASSES ONLY. Tutors can help students at any stage of the writing process, from brainstorming to proofreading. Sessions typically range from 30-45 minutes and are available by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, please call 601.266.6139 or come by the BASE Center.

To receive writing assistance for non-business courses, please schedule an appointment with the Southern Miss Writing Center by calling 601.266.4821. For more information, visit the Writing Center website at www.usm.edu/writingcenter.

Speaking Assistance
Speaking assistance is available for BUSINESS CLASSES ONLY. Students can come to the center for help developing a speech, creating a PowerPoint, or simply to practice a presentation before it is actually given. A projector is available for student use. To schedule an appointment, please call 601.266.6139 or come by the BASE Center.

To receive speaking assistance for non-business courses, please schedule an appointment with the Southern Miss Speaking Center by calling 601.266.4965. For more information, visit the Speaking Center website at http://www.usm.edu/speaking-center.

Eagle Landing
The BASE Center has been designated as one of four Eagle Landing sites on campus. An Eagle Landing is a place where students can go to ask general university questions. Each site is connected to a network of problem-solvers around campus and can address issues related to financial aid, housing, meal plans, etc…

Campus Resource Links

Admissions:
www.usm.edu/admissions

Parking Management: 

www.usm.edu/parking

Business Services:

www.usm.edu/businessservices

 Registrar’s Office:

www.usm.edu/registrar

Disability Accommodations:

www.usm.edu/oda

 Residence Life:

www.usm.edu/residence-life

Eagle Dining:

www.campusdish.com/en-US/CSS/UnivSouthernMS

 Student Activities:

www.usm.edu/student-activities

Financial Aid:

www.usm.edu/financial-aid

 Student Support Services:

www.usm.edu/success/student-support-services

Student Success Center:

www.usm.edu/success

 Think Center:

www.usm.edu/thinkcenter

I-Tech:

www.usm.edu/itech

 University Police:

www.usm.edu/police

Libraries:

www.lib.usm.edu