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SOAR TutorialsNeed Help with SOAR?

Download SOAR tutorial PDFs from our university SOAR trainer Marlissa Northrop. Learn how to add and drop classes, change your major, view your degree progress report, view your grades, accept your financial aid offer, and more!
View tutorials

CanvasNeed Help with Canvas?

Canvas is Southern Miss's platform for online and hybrid classes. Learn how to view your courses, submit assignments, set up your Canvas profile, set up notifications and more with the Office of Online Learning's Canvas tutorials. (For technical issues like problems with logging in or to call a hotline for help, visit the Technical Assistance page.)
View Canvas tutorials

WifiNeed Help with Wifi?

If you need help connecting to campus wifi, visit iTech's Network and Wireless Services page. If you need access to wifi away from campus, check out these Mississippi locations that have free wifi access in their parking lots.
View iTech's connection instructions

Laptop LoanNeed to Borrow 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.
Learn more

PasswordForgot Your Password? (Or Need to Change It?)

ITech has easy-to-follow instructions!
Learn how to change your password 


Name Change

Need to Change Your Legal or Preferred Name?

Learn where and how your official name is being displayed, and the steps you can take to have your legal or preferred name changed.

Name change guidelines

USM Libraries

Need Help Finding a Book or an Article?

Learn how to use Seymour, USM Libraries' search tool.
Check out Seymour


TurnitinNeed Instructions on How to Use Turnitin?

Some of your professors may ask you to turn in your work via Turnitin, an online database that makes sure that your work is your own.
Learn more about Turnitin

Office 365Need Help with Office 365?

Southern Miss provides Office 365 free to all currently enrolled students. Learn how to install the programs you want and view quick start guides for Word, Excel, Microsoft Calendar, OneDrive, PowerPoint, and more
View Office tutorials

WepaNeed to Print Something?

Wēpa print solution is a cloud-based system that will allow users to upload documents on-the-go and print them conveniently at any wēpa print station. Send documents from any computer, smartphone or tablet.  
Learn how to use Wepa



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