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The Center for Student Success

Our Mission

The Center for Student Success at Southern Miss assists students and families with their transition into the university community and supports students on their journey to graduation. Through high-impact practices and intentional programs, we facilitate the holistic development of academic and personal identity. Our office fosters purposeful engagement with students and families to ensure that students connect, persist, and succeed at Southern Miss.


First Year Student Experience

Fall Finale


Discover fun & informative events to get connected & be successful throughout your first-year—forming a foundation for your Southern Miss experience & beyond. 


P.S. Sweet rewards for engaging—details later!

First Year Student Experience

Parent and Family Weekend

Parent and Family WeekendDuring Parent and Family Weekend, you will have the opportunity to take part in a variety of family-friendly campus activities on Friday, November 5. The premier event, the Parent and Family Tailgate, will be held Saturday, November 6 prior to the Southern Miss vs. North Texas football game.

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Academic Concern Reporting Form

Success Workshops

Academic CalendarStudent Success

Our Programs

Information about our programming clusters can be explored below. Our staff follows national best practices when implementing programs for our freshman, sophomore, and transfer populations, and any other Southern Miss student seeking support.

Opportunities for first year students interested in connecting with The Center for Student Success:

Opportunities for sophomore students and transfer students interested in connecting with CSS:

Are you a parent or family member of a current Southern Miss student? We want to engage and support you through our parent and family programs including:

Contact Us

The Center for Student Success
Cook Library Room 138

Hattiesburg Campus

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