Announcements

    SOAR and SOARHR Downtime Scheduled for Sept. 26

    Maintenance is scheduled for SOAR and SOARHR on Saturday, Sept. 26. SOARHR will be down from midnight until noon. SOAR will be down from 2 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Users will not be able to log into these systems during the scheduled downtime.

     

    Southern Miss Community E-Waste Event

    The Southern Miss Office of Sustainability, iTech and LE Scrap Recycling are sponsoring the first annual Southern Miss Community E-Waste disposal day on Saturday, October 10 from 9:00am-1:00pm in the Payne Center parking lot.  Bring your unwanted electronic devices and drop them off for proper disposal.  USM property is not allowed.Examples of accepted items:

    • personal computers
    • small appliances
    • hard drives
    • cell phones
    • printers
    • cables
    • lithium batteries
    • LCD monitors

    Prohibited items:

    • tube TVs and tube monitors
    • university equipment
    • light bulbs
    • alkaline batteries
    • wood
    • Styrofoam

    This event is open to the public, although we do not accept commercial e-waste.  More information is available on the Office of Sustainability website<http://www.usm.edu/green/southern-miss-community-e-waste-event>.  If you have any questions, please email the Office of Sustainability at green@usm.edu<mailto:green@usm.edu>.

    University-Wide Internet Outage Scheduled Aug. 27

    The university (Hattiesburg and Gulf Coast campuses) will have an internet outage on Thursday, Aug. 27, from 10-11 p.m. Access to the internet and all services that require internet connectivity will be affected.

    You can go to the iTech website for an up-to-date system status. If you need to address an issue concerning this outage, contact the iTech Help Desk at 601.266.HELP (4357).

    SOAR Downtime Scheduled for Aug. 27

    SOAR will be down for maintenance on Thursday, Aug. 27, from 8 p.m. - midnight. Users will not be able to log into SOAR during this time.

    You can go to the iTech website for an up-to-date system status. If you need to address an issue concerning any of the outages, contact the iTech Help Desk at 601.266.HELP (4357).

    Beware of Phishing/Spam Emails

    Recently, more than a million names, addresses and phone numbers of registered users of the Ashley Madison site were posted on the Internet.

    All these records are now out in the open, exposing highly sensitive personal information.

    If you receive threatening email messages that have anything to do with Ashley Madison, please delete them immediately.  If you have already clicked a link or need assistance, please contact the Help Desk at 601.266.4357 (HELP) or helpdesk@usm.edu.