Skip navigation

School of Polymer Science and Engineering

SPSE Student Resources

Page Content

The University Advisement Center provides resources applicable to all students including learning, health, finances, and quick links to university services

University Advisement Center Resources 

PSE Graduate Student Links

SPSE Student Information Site

Graduate Student Handbook 

Graduate School Opportunities 

Graduate School Deadlines

PSE and PSC Undergraduate Student Links

Laboratory Hours Reporting


Midday with Polymer Engineers

Midday with polymer engineers is an online professional development lunch and learn style series with special guests from USM, industry, and government interacting with our students.  The series is open to all polymer science and polymer science and engineering students.  Contact Dr. Heather Broadhead for information regarding upcoming dates and access to the online meeting.

 Polymer Science and Engineering Tutorial Center

The Polymer Science and Engineering Tutorial Center is a free service available to any USM polymer science or polymer science and engineering student who wants assistance with polymer science, polymer science and engineering, or related courses.  The center offers individual tutoring for organic chemistry, physical chemistry, physics, and mathematics.  For more information, contact Dr. Broadhead at 601.266.4232 or by email at heather.broadheadFREEMississippi    

SPSE Contacts

Undergraduate Program

For any questions related to undergraduate programs please contact Heather%20Broadhead

Graduate Program

For questions related to the graduate program please contact your research advisor or Bret%20Calhoun



For questions, information, or to report problems about the Thames Polymer Science Research Center facilities, please see or contact Charles%20Collen.

If you encounter a building problem during the evenings and weekends that requires action before normal business hours, the following steps should be taken.

Attempt to contact Charles "Chuck" Collen, facilities coordinator, or other faculty/staff members.
If no one is available, or there is an immediate need (i.e., burst pipe) call the campus safety non-emergency number (601) 266-4986.  They will contact an on-call physical plant representative.
Inform Chuck of the situation at the first available opportunity.


For questions regarding safety in the Thames Polymer Science Research Center, including personal safety and safety procedures for equipment and instrumentation, contact Dr. William Jarrett.

For Chem Tracker, biosafety, radiation safety, lab management plan templates, and other university related health and safety questions, please refer to the Environmental Health and Safety office website.

Contact Us

School of Polymer Science and Engineering

202 Thames Polymer Science Research Center

Campus Hattiesburg

Campus Map