09.24.14 USM Wireless Network Activation for Faculty and Staff

    Faculty and staff with Wi-Fi-enabled devices are required to move to the USM wireless network.  If you have not already switched to the USM network from the EagleAir network, go to to make the switch.

    To do this, you must complete a short, one time configuration by first connecting to the "USM Help" network. Then, you will automatically be connected to the “USM” network and directed to the main website. 

    If you need assistance, go to the iTech website, or call the help desk at 601.266.HELP (4357).

    09.23.14 DID YOU KNOW?


    Did you know that the iSouthernMiss mobile application now has an Alumni portion? Through this mobile app, Southern Miss alumni now have the ability to do the following all from the convenience of a smartphone:


    ·         View Upcoming Events

    ·         Submit a Class Note

    ·         Update Information

    ·         Contact an Alumni Chapter

    ·         Much more!

    For more information on how to download the mobile app, visit



    09.26.14 The πTech Event!

    The πTech Event!


    Pie the Geek in the Beak!


    Here’s your chance to take out some frustration on iTech AND help raise money for a good cause! For $1 per entry, or $5 for six entries, you can put your name in a drawing for a chance to "Pie the Geek in the Beak." 


    All proceeds will benefit the American Heart Association Heart Walk 2014 for #TeamiTech ( You can enter by contacting Paige Strickland or Jeff May in Forrest County Hall 317, Ken Elwin at West Football Stadium 200, Brandi Soule at the Cook Library Help Desk, Cory Williams in Forrest County Hall 207F or Steve Burress in Fleming Education Center 310. 


    The drawing and pie-ing for The πTech Event will take place on Friday, September 26th at 1PM in front of Forrest County Hall (South entrance). 


    Geeks to be Pie'd:

    David Sliman

    Keith Hill

    Jeff May

    Karen Reidenbach

    Paige Strickland

    Nick Williams

    Bob Wilson


    09/10/14 Help Desk Announces Fall Hours

    Do you need help? Are you having computer problems or logging into SOAR? The iTech Help Desk is available to faculty, staff and students at Southern Miss for technical assistance. The Help Desk is located in Cook Library on the first floor across from Starbucks. The Help Desk is open for walk-in traffic and can be reached via telephone from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. You can visit to access the “How Do I” page for more information. 

    08.28.14 SOAR Downtime Scheduled for Saturday, August 30

    SOAR will be down for hardware updates Saturday, August 30, beginning at 8 a.m. through the end of the day. Users will not be able to log into SOAR until later than afternoon/evening.

    You can go to for up-to-date news regarding this scheduled maintenance. If you need to address an issue concerning any of these outages, contact the iTech Help Desk at 601.266.HELP (4357).


    Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding.