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New Student and Retention Programs

Campus Resources

 

Who Can Help?

Below is a list of common areas in which you may need help and the offices which are best suited to provide assistance in these areas. If you don’t see the issue you need help with, contact New Student and Retention Programs for guidance.

 

Issue

Campus Office

  • Freshman, sophomore, and transfer assistance
  • Help locating tutoring
  • Academic coaching

New Student and Retention Programs


McLemore Hall, 2nd floor

601.266.6405

  • Undeclared
  • Choosing a major
  • Transitional Instruction (UNV 101)

School of Interdisciplinary Studies and Professional Development

Harkins Hall (EHH) 110

Phone: 601.266.4317

  • Academic or financial advising
  • Tutorial Support
  • Instruction in basic study skills

Student Support Services


McLemore Hall, 2nd floor

601.266.6910

  • Student loans
  • Grants
  • FAFSA

Financial Aid


Kennard-Washington Hall, 1st floor

601.266.4774

  • Veterans assistance/VA benefits

Center for Military Veterans, Service Members and Families

Bagby House

3503 Morningside Drive, Hattiesburg

601.264.4629

  • Housing assignments
  • Roommate conflicts
  • Residence hall issues

Housing and Residence Life


Hickman Hall, 1st floor

601.266.4783

  • Southern Miss email account
  • SOAR account
  • Internet set-up 

iTech Help Desk

Cook Library, 1st floor

601.266.HELP

  • Student account
  • Billing issues
  • SOAR account holds
  • Tuition payments 

Business Services


Forrest County Hall, 1st floor

601.266.4137

  • Transcript receipt
  • Transferable credits
  • Immunization records
  • Dual enrollment

Admissions


Kennard-Washington Hall, 2nd floor

601.266.5000

  • Add/drop classes
  • Official transcripts
  • Enrollment verification
  • Academic calendar
  • Bulletin
  • FERPA/Parent access to student records
  • Exam schedule

Registrar


Kennard-Washington Hall, 1st floor

601.266.5006

 

  • Illness
  • Pharmacy
  • Alcohol education
  • Lab services

Student Health Services

Scott Hall (Century Park South)

Phone: 601.266.5390

  • Campus job postings
  • Off-campus job postings
  • Internship opportunities

Career Services


McLemore Hall 125

601.266.4153 

  • Individual counseling
  • Group counseling

 

Student Counseling Services

Bond Hall East (behind the parking garage)

Phone: 601.266.4829

  • Meal plans
  • Dining dollars/Bonus Bucks
  • Menus
  • Dining hours 

Eagle Dining


Thad Cochran Center, Ground Level

601.266.5376

  • Parking decals
  • Parking zones
  • Parking tickets 

Parking Management


McLemore Hall, 1st floor

601.266.5447

  • Academic resources
  • Tutoring services

Various departments across campus offer tutoring and academic support to students. Contact NSRP for assistance.

  • Campus Operator

www.usm.edu/directory


601.266.1000

  • Test anxiety accommodations
  • Physical disability
  • Temporary injury  

Office of Disability Accommodations


Bond Hall, 1st Floor

601.266.5024

  • Affirmative Action
  • Equal Employment Opportunity

Affirmative Action & Equal Employment Opportunity


McLemore Hall, 3rd Floor

601.266.6618

  • Harassment
  • Discrimination
  • Sexual Misconduct

Title IX Office

Harkins Hall (EHH) 116

601.266.6804/601.266.4464

  •   Writing services

Writing Center

Cook Library Room 112

601.266.4821

 
  •   Oral presentation skills

Speaking Center

Cook Library Room 117

601.266.4965

 
  • Scholarship information
  • Financial resources

Undergraduate Scholarships

Kennard-Washington Hall (KWH), Second Floor

601.266.5923

 
  • Student rights & responsibilities
  • Appeals processes
  • Documentation for Withdrawals

Office of Student Ombudsman Services

Union, Room 210

601.266.5020 
  •  Student organizations
  • Ways to get involved on campus

Office of Leadership and Student Involvement

Hub, Room 110

601.266.4403

 
  • Post-graduation goals
  • Internships
  • Research
  • Other forms of fieldwork

Center for Pathway Experiences

McLemore Hall (MCL), Room 125

601.266.4976