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Academic Help

Academic Help

Academic CoachingAcademic Coaching

Free, one-on-one appointments to help you outline and make progress towards your goals, connect you with on-campus resources, and keep you accountable. 
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Ask-an-AdvisorAdvising Help

Have a question about your degree plan? Hold on your account? Considering changing your major? Make an appointment at the University Advisement Center, or use this form to get an answer by email.
Ask-an-Advisor form


Need to Change Your Major?Need to Change Your Major?

Not sure what to major in? You're not alone, and there are a few options to help you find a major that you love and that will set you on the road to a rewarding career.
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Disability AccommodationNeed a Disability Accommodation?

If you have a disability, temporary injury, or are pregnant, Student Accessibility Services can work with you and your professors to make sure you have full access to the tools and resources you need to be successful. 
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DistractedDistracted? Missing Due Dates?

Staying focused, managing your responsibilities, and getting assignments in on time can be tough. There are many quick and easy tips and tricks that can help you reduce distraction when you study, manage your time, and help you avoid procrastination.

Check out this list of helpful apps.


Research Help Need Research Help?

If you need help finding sources for a paper or presentation, you can schedule a consultation with a librarian who can help you find books and articles on your subject. Or for quick questions, you can Ask-a-Librarian
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Speaking HelpNeed Speaking Help?

Need to give a speech? The staff at the Speaking Center can help you one-on-one from initial brainstorming to polished delivery. 
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Need Tutoring?Need Tutoring?

Many Southern Miss schools offer tutoring for students who need extra help with their classes. Check with your school office or visit ODA’s list of on-campus resources. 
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Writing HelpNeed Writing Help?

The Writing Center provides friendly, free, one-to-one consultations for any stage of your writing process, from understanding the assignment and brainstorming ideas to revising and editing. 
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Plagiarism

Worried About Plagiarism?

Southern Miss has a strict academic integrity policy, but how can you make sure you are not violating the rules? USM Libraries has a great self-guided plagiarism tutorial to help you understand exactly what plagiarism is and how to avoid it.
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File an Appeal

Need to File an Appeal?

If you believe an action has been taken against you that you believe is unfair or a violation of your rights, you can make a formal appeal. Learn what types of issues can be appealed and the process you need to take on the CARES webpage.Learn about appeals


Dean of StudentsNeed to Know Your Options?

The Dean of Students is the liaison between students, parents, faculty, staff, the general public and campus administration. If you have an issue with a faculty or staff member or are facing disciplinary action, the Dean of Students' Office is a good place to start to learn about your options.Dean of Students


 

Emergency

For emergency assistance, dial 9-1-1. Or view local emergency contacts for police, fire, hospitals, and mental health crises.


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