Alerts, Shut Downs & Detours


  • Pipe Break Causing Brown Water on Hattiesburg Campus

Due to a pipe break near Bennett Auditorium, multiple buildings may experience brown water in sinks, toilets, and water fountains. The repairs have been completed, and the plumbers have flushed out as much of the rusty water as possible. To assist with flushing the lines, please run water, off and on, until the water runs clear.  The water will be safe to drink once it is clear.



  • Campus-Wide Power Outage

    A campus-wide power outage will take place on Thursday, Dec. 22 beginning at 7:30 am so that Mississippi Power can perform repairs to the campus electrical substation. The work will take approximately 6 - 8 hours to complete. In the event of rain on Dec. 22, the outage will take place on Friday, Dec. 23 or Tuesday, Dec. 27. Please do not schedule any events on any of the aforementioned dates.

    The following facilities and services will operate on back-up generator during the outage:

    Arthell-Kelly Hall
    Data Center in Forrest County Hall
    Johnson Science Tower
    Parking Garage
    Century Park North and South
    Moffitt Health Center
    University Police Department
    Telecommunications Services in the west end of M.M. Roberts Stadium
    Walker Science Building (basement only)


    If you have a need that requires special consideration on any of the aforementioned dates, please send your request to




  • None at this time.