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Our Mission

We are committed to developing HEALTHY, CONNECTED, and LEARNING-FOCUSED students and communities.

Black Lives Matter

Messages from the VPSA

A Video Message from President Bennett

Ways You Can Help: Education and Resources

Powerful images of our Southern Miss community standing together in solidarity with the Black community during a peaceful protest, Wednesday, June 3. This demonstration was organized by our Black Student Leaders (presidents of the Afro-American Student Organization, I.D.E.A.L. Women, NAACP, National Pan-Hellenic Council, Men of Excellence and Women's Empowerment Association). #BlackLivesMatter #StrongerTogether

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 Photos by Kelly Dunn, Southern Miss Image Center

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Guiding Statements



The Southern Miss Creed



healthy livingDeveloping HEALTHY students and communities require a focus on physical and mental health as well as risk and crisis management. Our goal is to energize all members of the campus community to learn about and adopt healthy lifestyles.

Campus Recreation
University Police Department
Student Counseling Services
Student Health Services at Moffitt Health Center
Wellness Council Digest

lifelong connections CONNECTED students and communities produce a positive educational environment and a strong affinity toward Southern Miss. Our goal is to galvanize students’ connections to Southern Miss and with their peers, faculty, staff, and local communities.

Office of Leadership and Student Involvement
Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life
Center for Community Engagement

learning experience Developing LEARNING-FOCUSED students and communities is a primary concern for the Division of Student Affairs. Our goal is to inspire and empower students to capitalize on their learning experiences through the utilization of academic support resources. 

Student Resource Directory
Advisement Center
Student Success
Learning in FOCUS

Code of Student Conduct 

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Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs
210 R. C. Cook Student Union

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