FAQs Admissions Information

1. How would I gain admission/readmission  to the University?
  • Application for Undergraduate Admission can be found at the following website: http://www4.usm.edu/ugapp/
  • Application for Undergraduate Readmission can be found at the following website: http://www.usm.edu/admissions/readmission-southern-miss  Any student who has previously enrolled as a student at Southern Miss and wishes to return to the university after one term of non-enrollment must complete a readmissions application for consideration.
  • Process for Admission Appeals should be directed to the Office of Admissions.
    Kennard-Washington Hall (KWH)
                          118 College Drive, Box #5166
                          Hattiesburg, MS 39406
                          Phone: 601.266.5000   Fax: 601.266.5148
  • Process for Graduate Admissions Appeals should be directed to the Office of Graduate Admissions
          Office of Graduate Admissions
                         McCain Library and Archives, room 201
                         118 College Drive #5024
                         Hattiesburg, MS 39406
                         Phone: 601-266-4369    Fax: 601-266-5138
2. What is admissions probation and can I still register?
  • Students who fail to meet standard admission criteria can be placed on admissions probation. 
  • Students with admissions probation must make a minimum 2.0 grade point average on the first 12 hours.
  • Students with admissions probation will be allowed to pre-register after being advised by their departmental area.
  • Students with admissions probation who fail to meet the minimum 2.0 grade point will be placed on admissions suspension.
3. What is admissions suspension and can I still register?
  • Students who are placed on admissions suspension will have their pre-registered courses dropped unless the admissions suspension is removed prior to the last day before classes begin.
  • Students with admissions suspension are encouraged to attend another institution to improve their overall grade point average and return by meeting all regular admission criteria.