Announcements

    11.23.16 Beware of Phishing/Spam Emails

    Recently, the campus community has been receiving phishing emails appearing to come from Blackboard-Admin. Please be advised this is a phishing/spam email attempting to steal your account credentials. Do not open these emails or click on any links. If you have done so, please contact the Help Desk at 601.266.4357(HELP) as soon as possible. 

    11.11.16 Network Outage

    There will be a network outage in Century Park North, Cook Library, Forrest County Hall, International Center, Southern Hall, West Football Stadium and Walker Science Building on Friday, November 11 from 2:00 – 5:00 a.m. due to network upgrades. All network access (Hardwire, Wireless, VoIP, Email) will be down throughout the building during this window.

    For additional help, please contact the iTech Help Desk at 601.266.4357. 

    10.21.16 Beware of Phishing/Spam Emails

    Recently, the campus community has been receiving phishing emails. The subjects of the email may include:

    • YOU RECEIVED A FAX
    • INCOMING FAX REPORT
    • YOU HAVE A NEW FAX
    • A NEW FAX HAS ARRIVED

     The attachments will likely be labeled with some variation of Criminal_case_against_you_ and will either have a .zip or .rar file attachment. Please be advised this is a phishing/spam email attempting to steal your account credentials. Please do not open these emails or click on any links. If you have done so, please contact the Help Desk at 601.266.4357(HELP) as soon as possible. 

    Cisco Voicemail System Update

    The university will have a scheduled maintenance update for the Cisco voicemail system on Thursday, Oct. 6, from 9-9:30 p.m. There may be a momentary outage while services are being restarted. This update will affect users who receive voicemails through their email. The sender name will be updated from Cisco Unity Connection Messaging System to Southern Miss Messaging System. To prevent voicemails from Southern Miss Messaging System from going to the junk folder, please follow these directions.

    If you have any issues, please contact the iTech Help Desk by phone at 601.266.HELP (4357) or email at helpdesk@usm.edu.

    iSouthernMS Mobile updates

    The iSouthernMS Mobile application allows you to stay connected to Southern Miss anytime, anywhere with your iPhone or Android device. This application offers instant mobile access to keep you up to date on Southern Miss events, news, athletics, etc. The iSouthernMS mobile app has recently been updated with new features and a fresh, new look. We have added four personas: current student, future student, alumni and friends, and faculty and staff. The persona must be selected once and will default each time the application is started.

    There are also four new modules included in the update:

    • Blackboard Student - Blackboard’s newest mobile solution that helps students react quickly to their changing course needs, while learning to plan for the future.
    • Social -  Quickly access the university’s Twitter and Facebook accounts
    • Speak Up - This module encourages students to provide feedback and/or concerns to Student Government Association
    • Customize my navigation - This module allows our customers to place their most used modules at the top of their screen.

     If you do not currently have the iSouthernMS app on your phone, download it in the iTunes store for Apple devices and on Google Play for Android.