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Spring 2024 Move-In

Welcome to the move-in page for spring 2024! Below is some key information pertaining to move-in for new and returning residents. Please make sure you read everything so your move-in experience is a smooth process!

Spring 2024 Move-In will be on January 16 from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Before Move-In day (for new residents)

Step 1 - View Department Handbook

The Department Handbook has all of the information pertaining to Housing and Residence Life. Please review it before arriving on campus so you are aware of what to expect once living at Southern Miss!

Step 2 - Review the Packing Guide

The packing guide has vital information on what to bring versus what to keep at home. Please review this carefully!

Step 3 - Confirm Your Room Assignment

Confirming your room assignment will make it easier for you when arriving on campus since you'll need to know what building to go to! You can check your room assignment in the Housing Portal.

Step 4 - View Residence Hall Maps

If you're unfamiliar with campus, we recommend viewing our maps to see where your residence hall is to make it easier to navigate to once you're in Hattiesburg. You can view those maps here

Step 5 - Make sure you know what day and time to move in

Move-in day for returning and new residents is Tuesday, January 16 between 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Please Note: All information listed above can also be viewed in the Housing Portal

On Move-In Day (for new and returning students)

Check-In Process

For all new and returning residents, once you've arrived on campus, you'll need to go to your residence hall or front desk (for FSL) to check in. Once you've checked in, you can begin moving into your room.

Please Note: Spring 2024 move-in day is Tuesday, January 16 from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. If you arrive after 4:00 p.m., you'll go to your residence hall or FSL house and then call the number provided at the front door to get checked in.


If you have any questions regarding the move-in process for spring 2024, please email us at reslifeFREEMississippi or call 601.266.4783 Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., CST, and we will be happy to assist you!

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