The Center for Student Success assists students and families with their transition into the university community and supports students on their journey to graduation. Through the Parent and Family Association, a free resource for families, our office offers programs and events allowing you to stay informed and involved as partners in your student's education. Members of the Parent and Family Association are provided monthly e-newsletters, invited to on-campus events, have access to a monthly web series, and so much more.
The Center for Student Success considers parents and family members to be valuable partners in student success. The Parent and Family Association is a way for you to be informed and involved as partners in your student's education.
Whether you are a local from the Hub City area, or from outside of south Mississippi, Parent and Family Weekend is a wonderful time to connect with your student in their new home, visit campus and the Hattiesburg community and experience life as a Golden Eagle. Stay tuned for details regarding Parent and Family Weekend 2021 coming soon!
Spring Family Day is a chance for families to visit, reconnect, and spend time with their student. South Mississippi is exceptionally beautiful in the spring, so visit the Hub City for family fun on campus and in Downtown Hattiesburg. Stay tuned for details regarding Spring Family Day 2022 coming soon!
The Family Friends team serves a key role in the facilitation of ongoing programmatic efforts for Parent and Family Programs. In this leadership position, students assist current and prospective parents and family members as they become part of the Golden Eagle Family.
Students can grant access to parents or any other authorized person to view their student information inside our online student record system, SOAR.
Display Southern Miss pride for your Golden Eagle! Browse through merchandise at the Parent and Family Programs Store. Merchandise includes a Proud Southern Miss Family Magnet, Parent and Family Weekend t-shirt, and clear Southern Miss stadium bag. Proceeds for sales will be used to support the Southern Miss Parent and Family Association and future parent and family programming.