For the first time ever, The University of Southern Mississippi
Gulf Coast will hold an on-site registration at Northrop Grumman
Ship Systems, allowing a customer-friendly enrollment process for
the company's employees.
This is the
first time this has ever happened, but it won't be the last. Southern
Miss plans to continue offering the on-site registration for future
customer-friendly university, we will offer the convenience of on-site
registration at Northrop Grumman," said Dr. Ken Malone, chief
operating officer at Southern Miss Gulf Coast. "We are committed
to helping Northrop Grumman employees advance their careers through
our many world-class programs at Southern Miss."
representatives will be on-site from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April
27 in the Administration 2 Building and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on
April 29 in the NGSS Engineering and Design Center to handle admissions,
records, advisement, and financial aid for summer semester registration.
Northrop Grumman employees will be allowed to defer tuition payment
until the end of the semester and use the Northrop Grumman tuition
Grumman Ship Systems continues to strive for improvements that will
further our employees' educational opportunities, and this is a
prime example," said Bill Glenn, manager of communications
at Northrop Grumman. "Southern Miss has been an excellent partner
in this process and we are excited about our continued relationship."
In the registration
process, student copies will be permitted for the following: transcripts
from each college or university attended, or high school transcripts
or GED scores for undergraduate students. To register, employees
must bring these materials with them at that time; official copies
may be provided later.
Gulf Coast offers day and night classes in Jackson County and at
the Gulf Park campus in Long Beach. Evening classes are also offered
at Keesler Air Force Base.
certain nontraditional students, Southern Miss offers a "Test
Drive a Degree" program. This allows a nontraditional student
who meets specific requirements the opportunity to come back to
school and take a class free of charge.
To be eligible
for the "Test Drive" program, there are other requirements
and conditions besides the minimum requirement of having 27 semester
hours with an average grade of "C." The student must not
have attended college during the past three years; nor have earned
a bachelor's degree; nor be enrolled in any other institution during
the "Test Drive" semester, and the student can only take
one "Test Drive" course. For more information, call Southern
Miss at (228) 497-3636 or (228) 865-4599.