Librarians at Cook Library in Hattiesburg, the Gulf Coast Library in Long Beach, and Gunter Library in Ocean Springs are happy to help you find any resources you need for research and studying.
Cook Library: 601.266.4249 or askalibFREEMississippi
Gulf Park Library: 228.214.3451 or askalibFREEMississippi
Gunter Library: 228.872.4213 or askalibFREEMississippi
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This center is located on the first floor of the Gulf Park Library (Gulf Park campus). They provide learning assistance, tutoring, and resources in areas of math, science, writing, speaking and language arts. Come in for help via appointment, walk-in or online. For more information, please call 228.214.3346 or email Kevin.WalkerFREEMississippi.
The Writing Center is a friendly space that provides free, individualized feedback and support to help Southern Miss students succeed with writing assignments for any class. The Center offers one-to-one consultations for any stage of the writing process, from understanding the assignment and brainstorming ideas to revising and editing. To make an appointment, visit usm.edu/writing-center. Select “Schedule an Appointment” and create a WC Online account by navigating to https://usm.mywconline.com/. The Writing Center is located in Cook Library 112, between Starbucks and the Speaking Center. For more information, visit the website or call the center at (601) 266-4821.
This center has peer consultants who will help you advance your public speaking skills for speeches, presentations, job interviews, and other off-campus speaking engagements. These services are by appointment only; appointments are for up to 50 minutes. They have practice rooms equipped with visual aid displays, laptops, and video cameras. Additionally, you may schedule a room for private practice. You can schedule an appointment for a physical meeting at https://usm.mywconline.com/.
The mission of this program is to provide academic assistance, personal and academic counseling, and individual support to eligible undergraduate students. Scholars enrolled in this program have exclusive access to individual and group tutoring, educational workshops, and a stimulating climate that will aid in holistic development and success of each enrolled scholar. To enroll, please contact 601.266.6910 or visit McLemore Hall 201 (Hattiesburg campus).
Trouble with Schoolwork? The GOALS program, supported by the USM Psychology Clinic, is a program to teach time management, organizational, planning, note-taking, and studying skills. The program includes a pre-program assessment and 9 group sessions at no cost. A student who participates in all sessions will be eligible for gift cards worth a total of $60. For more information, please contact Kathleen Ramsey by calling 601.266.4588 or emailing Kathleen.RamseyFREEMississippi.
The Peer Academic Liaison (PAL) program consists of high-achieving upperclassmen who serve as a liaison for (mostly) our first-year students living in the residence halls to academic resources on campus. This peer-to-peer program focuses on academic engagement and success at USM. For more information, please contact your RA or email palFREEMississippi.
This Math Zone is located across from Cook Library and offers to tutor for MAT 101
and MAT 101L courses during the following hours…
Monday through Thursday: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday: 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm
No appointment is necessary and one-on-one tutoring is available. If you are on the Gulf Coast, please seek assistance at the Gulf Coast Academic Success Center. For more information, please call 601.266.5824 or email mathzoneFREEMississippi.%20
This center is located in Southern Hall 318 and offers free tutoring for all math courses, outside of MAT 101 and MAT 101L courses. This includes algebra, trigonometry, and calculus. They are open Monday through Thursday from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. No appointment necessary. If you are on the Gulf Coast, please seek assistance at the Gulf Coast Academic Success Center. For more information, please call 601.266.4289.
The History Lab is a resource located in Liberal Arts Building 345 and is provided by the USM History department to assist undergraduates in HIS 101 and HIS 102 courses. They offer assistance with note-taking, study skills, exam preparation, and historical writing skills. If you are on the Gulf Coast, please seek assistance at the Gulf Coast Academic Success Center. Online students may receive their services via Skype or through phone sessions. For their hours or to make an appointment, please call 601.266.4333.
The Department of Biological Sciences offers to tutor for students enrolled in Biological Science courses. They are in Walker Science Building 149. For their hours and more information, please contact Emily Clark by calling 601.266.4748 or emailing Emily.S.ClarkFREEMississippi. Gulf Coast students may obtain assistance from the Gulf Coast Academic Success Center.
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry offers to tutor for students enrolled in Chemistry courses. They are in Walker Science Building 238. The center is open weekdays 8:00 am to 5:00 pm regardless if tutors are scheduled or available. To find out when a tutor is available or any other information regarding the center, please call 601.266.4934. Gulf Coast students may obtain assistance from the Gulf Coast Academic Success Center.
The School of Computing offers tutoring and academic assistance in Bobby Chain Technology (TEC) in the 212 Computer Lab. The center provides support for all students taking School of Computing courses (CSC), but is especially targeted to assist Freshmen and Transfer students for primarily CSC 101 and CSC 102 courses. A weekly schedule is posted outside the room which indicates which subject area tutors are available at a given time. Please check with your coordinator or instructor, to find specific hours or information regarding this resource.
Free language tutoring is available in Liberal Arts Building 427 for French, German and Spanish. To find out when a tutor for a specific language will be available, please call 601.266.4964. Gulf Coast students may obtain assistance with Spanish at the Gulf Coast Academic Success Center.
Accounting tutoring by appointment is available within the School of Accountancy in Scianna Hall 2054. Hours Available: Monday 8:00 am to 11:00 am & 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm; Tuesday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; and Wednesday 8:00 to 5:00 pm. For more information or to setup an appointment, please call 601.266.5162 or ask your accounting (ACC) professor.
Managerial Statistics (BA 201) tutoring by appointment is available within the Department of Finance in Scianna Hall 3114. For more information or to setup an appointment, please call 601.266.4443 or ask your BA 201 professor.
Tutoring for Business and Economics courses are available for Gulf Coast students on the 2nd floor of the North Academic Building. Tutoring for Accounting, Business Writing, Excel (BA 250), FIN 300, MGT 300, MKT 300, and Statistics (BA 201) is available. Assistance available in person, over Skype, via phone call or email. For more information, to schedule an appointment or for their current tutoring schedule, please contact Heather Sison at h.l.adamsFREEMississippi or call 228.214.3496.
This center is a free, walk-in, peer tutoring center organized by the Psychology Department for REF and PSY statistic courses. It is located in Owings-McQuagge Hall 134. For more information, please email Aaron Bermond Aaron.BermondFREEMississippi or ask your REF/PSY professor for more information.
The School of Construction has tutoring available in person (Hattiesburg campus) and remotely for online and Gulf Coast students. This tutoring is located in Bobby Chain Technology (TEC) 223. Hours Available Monday 8:00 am to 11:00 am & 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm; Wednesday 8:00 am to 11:00 am; Thursday 8:00 am to 11:00 am & 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm; and Friday 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. For hours of operation or more information, please call 601.266.4895.
The Department of Physics and Astronomy offers tutoring throughout most weekdays in Bobby Chain Technology (TEC) 114. Please call their department office at 601.266.4934 for their availability.
Tutoring is available for ANT 101 in Liberal Arts Building 425. Please call the department office at 601.266.4964 for hours of operation. Additionally, hours should be posted on the door of LAB 425.