We provide services related to requests, activations, service changes and repairs. Services include: Virtual Private Network (VPN), wired access and wireless access.
This network is for all Southern Miss faculty, staff, and students. Guests 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 Activate "eduroam" Wireless Network
Southern Miss faculty, staff, and students can connect devices to the "eduroam" wireless network by following these simple steps:
This network is for unaffiliated visitors. There are restrictions that limit the bandwidth to 6Mbps, requires users to acknowledge terms and conditions through a web browser when connecting, and comes with a 4-hour session timeout.
For questions regarding the "eduroam" wireless network, view the Configuration FAQs and certificate.
Students in Residence Halls: Instructions on how to connect gaming, Smart TV or mobile device to the USM wireless network.
Students with gaming devices - Students will use SOAR to enter devices and the MAC address for each device.
The Southern Miss network is available 24/7, except for scheduled maintenance periods.
Help Desk Assistance
Hours: Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Please note that wireless services will work on campus only.
Wireless Coverage Maps
Located in Cook Library 103
Phone Number: 601.266.HELP (4357)