Wednesday, August 26, is the last day to drop full-term classes in SOAR. After this date you will need your instructor's permission to withdraw from a class, you will receive no tuition refund, and you will have a "W" on your permanent transcript. Take a minute to check your official schedule in SOAR to make sure that you are not enrolled in any classes you're not actually attending.
Student Counseling Services has moved from Kennard-Washington to Bond Hall East, behind the parking garage. If you're suffering from anxiety, depression, drug/alcohol dependence, or trouble coping—or you just need someone to talk to—Counseling Services offers enrolled student up to six visits a semester at absolutely no charge.
University Forum, sponsored by Honors College and the Office of the President, brings speakers to Southern Miss from all over the country. This year's speakers will change the way you think about the world, with talks on the real south, NASCAR, gay rights, equal pay, civil rights cold cases, and the working poor. Students should make every effort to attend these lectures, as this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hear some of the greatest minds in the country talking about issues that matter. All lectures are free and open to the public.