Office of Research Administration

Welcome to The University of Southern Mississippi Office of Research Administration (ORA) Web site. ORA contributes to the university’s responsibilities for education, research and service by assisting members of the campus community as they seek external support for their research, creative and other scholarly activities. ORA is also responsible for post award administration of contracts and grants awarded to the university.

We hope that you will find this site helpful and informative, and that you will check it often for news and updates on research at Southern Miss. Please send any comments, suggestions, or corrections to, or telephone 601-266-4119. For detailed contact information and university identification numbers, etc., see the ORA Contact Information in the panel at right, as well as our Directory & Services page (tab at left).

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