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College of Arts and Sciences

Resources

Undergraduate Students

Preprofessional Office (Pre-Law & Pre-Healthcare Profession)

This office assists students who wish to gain admission to professional schools in the field of their choice, including medical school, dental school, physical therapy school, and more. 


CAS Undergraduate Services

This office has advisors that can assist any student with  questions or issues related to their academic success, including choosing or changing a major/minor, finding resources on campus (tutoring, counseling, scholarships), explaining policies and procedures, and more. 

 

Graduate Students

Graduate Student Association (GSA)

The mission of the CAS Graduate Student Association (GSA) is to provide valuable training opportunities and professional development experiences, and to create a space in which graduate students can voice any concerns they might have about their graduate education. Learn more about the Graduate Student Association by visiting our page.

Graduate Student Travel Award

Each year, the College of Arts and Sciences awards travel funding to a select number of graduate students who present their research or creative/artistic work at conferences, meetings, and other professional events. For the 2022-2023 academic year, these events can be either virtual or face-to-face. To be eligible for this award, graduate students must be in good standing in their schools within the College of Arts and Sciences. 

Research

Mississippi Space Grant Consortium

The Mississippi Space Grant Consortium (MSSGC) is a statewide non-profit organization supported by NASA whose membership includes 17 institutions of higher learning across the state, including Southern Miss. The NASA Space Grant program is designed to encourage and motivate excellence in student performance and to raise awareness of NASA employment and research opportunities among students with relevant majors at Southern Miss.


Faculty/Staff

PR & Marketing Quick Links

Find quick links to promotional efforts in CAS: from submitting news and announcements via the USM Mailout to requesting assistance with the website, and more!


Funding Opportunities

Each year, the College of Arts and Sciences awards travel and research funding to a select number of faculty members:

  • Faculty Travel Award: Provides funding to faculty members who present their research or creative/artistic work at conferences, meetings, and other professional events. For the 2022-2023 academic year, these events can be either virtual or face-to-face. Application deadlines are October 3 and April 3. 
  • Scholarly & Creative Activity Funding Request
  • Research Seed Grant Funding Request


College Committees

College Curriculum Committee 

This college-level committee evaluates proposals for undergraduate and graduate curriculum changes submitted by schools. Visit the page for a schedule of meetings and deadlines.

Staff Advisory Committee

This committee's membership consists of the administrative support specialists from all academic units in the college. It meets on the second Friday of each month at 8:30 a.m. in LAB 109 (unless otherwise announced).

2019-2020 Committee Chair: Danielle Kellum (Danielle.KellumFREEMississippi)  


Facilities

The Mannoni Performing Arts Center and Bennett Auditorium may be reserved by groups and organizations. The priorities for the facilities do include the School of Music concerts, recitals and shows, however, arrangements may be made to use the venues year-round as the calendar permits.

Contact Us

College of Arts and Sciences
Liberal Arts Building 210
118 College Dr. #5004
Hattiesburg, MS 39406

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Email
CoASFREEMississippi

Phone
601.266.4315