Student Academic Mentor (SAM)










Student Academic Mentors are upper-class students who academically mentor freshmen residents. This peer-to-peer SAM program focuses on academic engagement and success at Southern Miss.

Advisor: Megan McCay, Residence Life Coordinator for Academic Initiatives and Assessment


Job Descriptions


Job Applications

  • SAT job application
    *Please note that we are currently searching for individuals who can tutor in the general education math and science courses (i.e., Math, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, etc.)



  • Reference form
    *Please note that you are responsible for providing this link to an individual who can serve as a reference for you.



  • April 22 at 5 p.m. - Applications due for first-round consideration
    *NOTE: The application will remain active after this deadline. Those who sumit their application after April 22 at 5 p.m. will be considered for a summer position, if available.
  • April 25 - 29 - Interviews will take place for those selected for first-round consideration
    *NOTE: Reference form MUST be submitted by the end of the interview week (April 29) in order for your application file (application, interview and reference) to be complete.
  • May 2 - 6 - Hiring decisions made for first-round interviews
  • Early June - Application review and interview selection for those who applied after the April 22 deadline
    *NOTE: This will only take place if positions are still available.


If you have any questions about the positions or application process, please contact Megan McCay, advisor and Residence Life Coordinator for Academic Initiatives and Assessments.