New Graduate Student Orientation

Jan. 12, 2017 | 2-4:30 p.m. | Thad Cochran Center

Jan. 13, 2017 | 9-10:30 a.m. | GCRL, Caylor Auditorium
                       12:30-2 p.m. | Gulf Park Campus, Fleming Education
                       Center, Room 104

The Graduate School hosts new student orientations on the Hattiesburg campus and at Gulf Coast locations at the beginning of the fall and spring semesters. We highly recommend that all new graduate school students attend. All graduate students with graduate assistantships are required to attend. More >

Graduate Student Appreciation Week

April 3-7, 2017

The Graduate School will celebrate the accomplishments and contributions of Southern Miss graduate students and highlight resources that are available to them to help them successfully complete their degree program by hosting a series of events. More details to come. More >

Susan A. Siltanen Graduate Student Research Symposium

April 4, 2017 | 9 a.m.-noon | Thad Cochran Center

The symposium will highlight graduate students innovative and diverse scholarly academic research and creative activities, through oral and poster presentations. More >

Three-Minute Thesis® Competition

Nov. 1-3, 2017 | 2-5 p.m. | Trent Lott Center, Rooms A-D

The Three-Minute Thesis (3MT®) is a communication skills development competition, which challenges graduate students to explain the significance of their research projects to a general audience in three minutes. It provides a great opportunity for you to develop communication skills and showcase your research, as well as open doors to new collaborations and networks, all while competing for cash awards. More >