Guest Access

Service Description

Southern Miss offers visitors two services to get connected to the wireless network.

  • The Guest Access network (charges apply) is a fully functional and faster Internet service. Departments hosting a visitor at the university may choose to fund the cost of the wireless for that visitor.
    • $10 - 1 day access (24 hours)
    • $15 - 3 day access (up to 3 days)
    • $20 - 2 week access (up to 14 days)
    • $35 - Monthly access
    To connect to the Guest Access network, retrieve the list of available networks and choose "Guest Access".
  • The USM Public network is made available to visitors for free who need temporary Internet access to improve their Southern Miss visit. This service is intended for websites and functions such as e-mail, Southern Miss website and local restaurant searches. To connect to the USM Public network, retrieve the list of available networks and choose "USM Public." The USM Public network has limited access and speed. Access is available in these areas:
Hattiesburg Campus
Cook Library
International Center
Kennard-Washington Hall
McLemore Hall
Ogletree Alumni House
Performance Arts Center/Marsh Hall
Thad Cochran Center
Theatre of Arts and Dance
Trent Lott National Center

Gulf Park Campus
Gulf Coast Research Laboratory
Cedar Point Campus


To request service

Departments paying for visitors out of departmental funds, please complete the Department Paid Guest Access Request.

For functions/events being held at the university with 5 or more users, a group account can be given. For group account requests, please complete the form for Group Guest Access Request.

For all single users, please sign up for Guest Access by completing the Guest Access Request Form. Please note that you will not be able to connect to Guest Access wireless network until you are physically on campus.

Already have a paid Guest Access username and password or want to access self service option?

A mandatory 24-hour notice is required to request group wireless access. Requests received after 3 p.m. central time will be processed next business day.



The Southern Miss Network is available 24/7, except for scheduled maintenance periods.

Please note that wireless services will work on campus only. 


For problems or issues contact 

The iTech Help Desk 


For further information

Guest Access FAQs


Service Owner

Keith Hill