University Wireless Changes Scheduled May 23

    Beginning Monday, May 23, the “USM” wireless network will no longer be available. Please switch to the “eduroam” wireless network now. 

    eduroam is for all USM faculty, staff and students and provides the same access that the USM network provided. Guest from reciprocating eduroam institutions may also access this network for unrestricted Internet access. This network has no connection timeouts and bandwidth is unrestricted.

    How to connect: 
    User name: (ex:
    Password: CampusID Password 

    To view specified configuration instructions for your device, please go here(link is external). If you need assistance, call the Help Desk at 601.266.HELP (4357).

    Scam Of The Week: Prince Last Words On Video

    Yesterday, news broke that Prince Rogers Nelson was found dead in his home in Minneapolis at age 57. Internet criminals are going to exploit this celebrity death in a number of ways, so be careful with anything related to Price's death: emails, attachments, any social media (especially Facebook), texts on your phone, anything. There will be a number of scams related to this, so Think Before You Click! 

    Also, with the recent earthquakes in Ecuador and Japan, there are charity scams sticking up their ugly heads. If you want to make donations, go to your favorite charity by opening your browser and type their link in the address bar. Do not click on any links in emails.

    SOARHR, SOAR and SOARFIN Downtime Scheduled for April 16

    SOARHR will be down for maintenance on Saturday, April 16, from 2 a.m.-midnight. SOAR and SOARFIN will down for maintenance on Saturday, April 16, from 2 a.m. - 2 p.m. Users will not be able to log into these systems during the scheduled downtime.

    If you need to address an issue concerning any of the outages, contact the iTech Help Desk at 601.266.HELP (4357).

    Important Message Regarding Student Email Change

    All students are advised to begin using their new Office 365 email account ( now by following these directions on how to forward your EagleApps email to your Office 365 account. 

    On Aug. 24, your primary email address will be updated in SOAR to your address, which is a part of Microsoft Office 365. At that time, the EagleApps account ( will be discontinued as the primary contact for university communications.

    Log in to Outlook 

    User name: (ex:

    Password: CampusID Password 

    Go here for more information and to learn how you can take advantage of Microsoft Office 365 for your computer and mobile devices.

    For assistance, please contact the Help Desk at 601.266.4357 (HELP) or

    Scheduled Phone Outage March 14

    There will be a scheduled phone outage on Monday, March 14, from 9-10 p.m. This planned outage will cause loss of analog service to the following buildings: 

    • Pulley Hall 
    • Bolton Hall 
    • Jones Hall 
    • Roberts Hall 
    • Wilber Hall 
    • Stone’s Throw  
    • Southern Hall 
    • McLemore Hall 
    • Honor House 
    • Ogletree Alumni House  
    • Kinesiology Building (formerly HPR)  

    Buildings that have been converted to VoIP will only lose service to legacy devices such as FAX, elevator phones, emergency phones and Code Blue phones during the outage. 

     If you need to address an issue concerning this outage, contact the iTech Help Desk at 601.266.HELP (4357).