New Student and Retention Programs assists students and families with their transition into the university community and supports students on their journey to graduation. Through high-impact practices and intentional programs, we facilitate the holistic development of academic and personal identity. Our office fosters purposeful engagement with students and families to ensure that students connect, persist, and succeed at Southern Miss.
Information about our programming clusters can be explored below. Our staff follows national best practices when implementing programs for our freshman, sophomore, and transfer populations, and any other Southern Miss student seeking support.