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Financial Help

Textbook ScholarshipsNeed Money for Textbooks?

Full-time undergraduates can apply for textbook scholarships through the Center for Student Success. Priority is given to students with financial need. 
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Eagles NestNeed Food or Hygiene Supplies?

The Eagle’s Nest Food Pantry provides free food, hygiene supplies, and school supplies to students and staff in need. 
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2-1-1Need to Learn About Local Resources?

Dial 2-1-1 for information on local services. 2-1-1 is free, confidential and available Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.  2-1-1 is multilingual and staffed by Navigators ready to help you find the connections you need, including help with rent, utilities, food, clothing, household items, transportation, and disability services.
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Financial AidHave a Problem with Your Financial Aid? 

The Office of Financial Aid is here to help! Make an appointment to talk to a financial aid counselor or view the online FAQ
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LaptopNeed a Laptop? 

Loaner laptops are available to students on both Hattiesburg and Gulf Park campuses. Priority is given to students who have no off-campus technology available. 
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Need a Job?Need a Job?

Career Services is your source for on- and off-campus jobs! Make an appointment today to get started. 

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Looking for Scholarship Opportunities?Looking for Scholarship Opportunities?

The Office of Undergraduate Scholarships in Kennard-Washington Hall has all the information you need, including a financial calendar, information on how to appeal a scholarship, and FAQs. And with the Southern Miss GO! System, you can search, review requirements, apply and accept University scholarships in one web portal! 
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Interview ClothesNeed Clothes for an Interview? 

Seymour’s Career Closet allows students to shop for FREE clothing in preparation for job interviews, internships, networking events, etc.  

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Managing MoneyNeed an App to Help You Budget?

Managing finances can be stressful, especially if you're new to saving money, managing additional expenses such as textbooks and a weekly food budget, and paying rent for your first apartment! However, being purposeful in your spending, and setting a defined budget can help to relieve some of that stress. 

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ChildcareNeed Childcare?

The Center for Child Development (CCD) provides high-quality education and care services to children 8 weeks to 5 years old. Degree-seeking students at USM may be eligible for CCAMPIS (Child Care Access Means Parents In School) which provides families subsidies towards their children’s childcare costs.  
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iGradNeed Help with Your Personal Finances?

iGrad is an interactive, online platform designed to provide students with knowledge on financial topics, including budgeting, financial aid, banking, investing and more. There are videos, calculators, articles, recommendations, games and other resources. iGrad is free to all currently enrolled Southern Miss students!

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