Employee Pass



Welcome Week Events Can Lead to Winning Great Prizes

Want to win FREE parking* for 1 year? 

It's simple!  Attend various Welcome Week events, receive a stamp on your Employee Pass (E-Pass) and enter it to win free parking for one year! 

E-Pass Distribution

E-Pass distribution will begin on Monday, August 25 at the designated sites listed below.

E-Pass Distribution Sites

  • Division of Student Affairs: Hardy Hall, 2nd Floor
  • Tickets will also be distributed at various Welcome Week events by the Southern Connection Leadership Team, Division of Student Affairs staff and Welcome Week committee members.


Enter to win prizes by completing your E-Pass and meeting the participation requirements.  Receive a stamp on the back of your E-Pass at designated locations after attending event.

Points & Eligibility

Participants must be part-time or full-time staff or faculty at Southern Miss Gulf Park campus.  In order to be eligible to win prizes, staff and faculty are required to participate in:

  • Lunch and Learn:  Attend any lunch and learn of your choice and receive stamp on E-Pass.
  • Learning Commons: Visit the Learning Commons on the 1st floor of the Library to learn more about the resouces available for your students.
  • Library De-Tours: Visit the help desk at the Library to learn more about the resources available for your students.
  • Geocaching & Sightseeing Tour: Explore the campus and traditions with the geocaching experience.
  • Wear Southern Miss t-shirt: Show your Southern Miss pride by wearing shirt to Welcome Week event!

Turn in E-Pass by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 3

Turn in completed E-Pass by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, September 3, to the Division of Student Affairs in Hardy Hall, Room 232.  Drawing for prizes will be held on Friday, September 5.  You do not have to be present to win.  All winners will be notified via University email.

Free Parking Pass Details

  • One winner will be selected for free parking pass ($44 value).
  • In the instance that winner has already purchased pass, reimbursement will be issued.
  • Free parking pass donated by Parking Management.


There is no cost to participate in Welcome Week.