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Southern Miss to Close All Operations Tuesday, Sept. 2 PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, August 31, 2008
Contact Jana Bryant, 601.266.4497   

All offices and classes at The University of Southern Mississippi campuses, teaching and research sites in Hattiesburg and on the Mississippi Gulf Coast will be closed, except for essential personnel, on Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008, in anticipation of the landfall of Hurricane Gustav. 


University officials anticipate that all operations will be open for business and classes on Wednesday, Sept. 3. 


Students and employees should continue to check the university’s emergency update site at and on area media outlets for more updates. Updated information will also be recorded on the university’s emergency status hotline at 601.271.2049.


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The University of Southern Mississippi, founded in 1910, is a comprehensive doctoral and research-extensive university fulfilling its mission of being a leading university in engaging and empowering individuals to transform lives and communities.  In a tradition of leadership for student development, Southern Miss is educating a 21st century work force providing intellectual capital, cultural enrichment and innovation to Mississippi and the world.  Southern Miss is located in Hattiesburg, Miss., with an additional campus and teaching and research sites on the Mississippi Gulf Coast; further information is found at             -30-  
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