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College of Arts and Sciences


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 CAS Graduate Student Association (GSA) is designed to provide useful training opportunities and professional development resources, as well as a space to voice concerns that students perceive hinder graduate education progression. Learn more about our Travel Grants and Graduate Peer Mentoring Program by visiting our page.

Graduate Student Conference Funding Request

CAS is providing support for graduate students to attend virtual conferences. The intent of these awards is to provide support to students presenting research or scholarly/creative work at professional conferences and meetings. Students must be in good standing with their School within CAS.


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.


PR & Marketing

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

CAS faculty may use the below linked forms to apply for funding opportunities for the areas indicated.

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)  


Reservation Requests

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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