Help and Support
Help and Support
Southern Miss has resources dedicated to helping you make the most of your college
experience. Our goal is healthy, happy students who have the resources they need to
Help is available in a wide range of subjects as well as writing and speaking. Don’t forget your instructor is here to help, too! Visit your teacher’s office hours or email them to schedule an appointment to ask your questions.
Center for Student Success
CSS is here to help with your academic and personal growth at USM. They offer first year, sophomore, transfer, and first-generation programs; downloadable student resources and one-on-one success meetings. Get help with time management, study skills, test taking, and more.
There are over 900 scholarships available in the Golden Opportunities Scholarship and Competitive Programs Application System. Complete one general application and automatically be matched with scholarship opportunities or search for a specific scholarship.
Additional Scholarship Information
Find a listing of other scholarship programs and external opportunities offered by the Office of Undergraduate Scholarships.
Nationally Competitive Programs
The GO System isn’t the only way to find help paying for your studies. The Office of Undergraduate Scholarships can help you plan and apply for these national scholarships and fellowships.
Academic Standing Hold Clearance
Are you on probation, probation continued, or academic suspension? Don’t worry, these designations are not meant as a punishment, but instead and opportunity to stop and examine what is holding you back from succeeding. Follow the link to read more about these standings and the clearance process. Call your school or the dean’s office at 601.266.4315 if you’re still unsure what to do.
Physical and mental wellness are important elements of a productive and positive college experience. Get involved in physical fitness and on- and off-campus recreation activities.
University Advisement Center
Have questions about changing your major? Need help enrolling in classes or navigating SOAR? The UAC’s professional advisors would be glad to help. Follow the link above to read more or fill out the Ask-an-Advisor form if you have a question.