Student Wireless

Service Description

Students have access to the "USM" wireless network at no additional charge.


Services Offered

How to Activate "USM" Wireless Network
Students can connect devices to the "USM" wireless network by following these simple steps:

  1. Select the "USM HELP" network.
  2. Accept the terms and agreement and select "Start."
  3. Follow the remaining instructions.

To view specified configuration instructions for your device, you may select the appropriate link below.

Android Phone

Manual Instructions for Android Phone

Manual Instructions for Android Tablet



Manual Instructions for Mac Leopard

Manual Instruction for Mac Lion

Ubuntu Linux

Windows for All Browsers


For questions regarding the "USM" wireless network, view the Configuration FAQs and certificate.

For more information about wireless, go to the Resident Students with Gaming Devices page.


To request service 

Instructions on how to connect gaming or mobile device to the USM wireless network.

Students with gaming devices - Students will use SOAR to enter devices and the MAC address for each device.



The Southern Miss network is available 24/7, except for scheduled maintenance periods.

Help Desk Assistance

Hours: Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


For problems or issues, contact

Help Desk

Located in Cook Library 103

Phone Number: 601.266.HELP (4357)

Enter a Help Desk work order.


Service Owner

Richard Campbell