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Academic CalendarRegistrar, academic calendar, add/drop, withdraw, classes, holiday schedule, fall break, spring break, exam schedule, first day of class, last day of class, grades due, registration instructions
Academic Integrity ReportingProvost, plagiarism, xf, cheating, academic integrity, file report, misconduct, academic dishonesty
Account CodesOffice of the Controller, budget, account codes (grants), account codes (non-grants), chartfields, fund, department code, program code, grants, budget strings, SOARFIN budget string look-up
Accounts PayableProcurement, Accounts Payable, forms, reimbursement, remittance voucher
Advising ResourcesAdvisement resources, advising tips for studentsGPA Calculator, degree plansReferral Guide for Common Student Issuesregistration holds, probation, suspension, waiver, Latin honors, transfer credit
Articulation Agreementtransfer credits, substitutions, community colleges, articulation agreement
AssessmentIE, Institutional Effectiveness, assessment guidelines, rubric, template, WEAVE
Awards/SabbaticalProvost, grant, summer instruction, headwae, sabbatical, leave request, Lucas endowment, excellence, awards, grand marshall, IHL Diversity Award, service, teaching, librarianship, Nina Bell Suggs Endowed Professorship
Benefits, EmployeeHR, Human Resources, insurance, healthcare, superior vision, delta dental, fringe benefits, moving, retirement, PERS, social security, TIAA-CREF, Valic, workers' compensation
Campus bookstore, Barnes & Noble, textbooks, Faculty Enlight
Building CodesRegistrar, building codes, maps
BulletinsRegistrar, undergraduate bulletin, graduate bulletin, bulletin archives, degree plans, course descriptions, minors, majors, degree requirements, core curriculum, gened, 
Business Services
Business Services, tuition and fees, tuition appeal, billing information, refund policy, lab fee forms, course fee forms, field experience fee forms, program fee forms, scholarship authorization
Campus Map, HattiesburgMap, Hattiesburg campus, directions, parking, game day parking, dining hall locations
Campus Map, Gulf ParkMap, Gulf Coast, Gulf Park, parking, Long Beach
CanvasOnline Learning, Canvas training, blackboard, guides, technology, Canvas login
Career Services
Career Services, career fairs, presentations, jobs for eagles, resumes, Career Services events
CARESStudent Affairs, CARES, Early Alert, submit report, grievances, complaints, wellness check, behavior issues, mental health, academic integrity, code of conduct, Dean of Students, Campus Security Report


Southern Miss Catering, Aramark, catering tutorial, order food, menus, CaterTrax, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, meetings, coffee service, cookies, pizza, donuts, Starbucks, Catering contact form

Center for Community Engagement

Center for Community Engagement, CCE, volunteer opportunities, service learning, nonprofit internships

Center for Faculty Development

Center for Faculty Development, ACUE Faculty Development Institute, new faculty, teaching forums, faculty working groups
Class Schedule GuideRegistrar, Class Schedule Guide, fall semester, spring semester, intersession, 8wk1, 8wk2, online classes
Contract/Consortia AgreementContract/Consortia Agreement instructions, sample Consortia Review Cover Letter, Agreement Form

Controller's Office



ControllerSOARFIN Budget Training Document, cheat sheet for Chart of Accountsforms (Signature Authority, New Chartfield, Interdepartmental Invoice, EagleVision Training Document, Agency Account Request, Special Check, Biweekly Timesheet, Time and Attendance, overtime, comp time), payroll FAQ (6-4084), interdepartmenal invoices (II), Financials Monthly Detail Report cheat sheet
CouncilsAcademic Council, Graduate Council, Council of Chairs, Faculty Senate, Academic Leadership Council, Staff Council
Disability Accommodations
ODA, Office for Disability Accommodations, instructions for requesting accommodations, faculty/staff FAQ, ADA syllabus statement, notetakeers, ODA forms, accessibility, ODA resources
DrupalDrupal, website, CMS, Drupal training videos, Drupal overview document, tips and tricks from Arts & Letters, request support
Eagle AlertiTech, enroll in Eagle Alert, Eagle Alert FAQ
Emeritus StatusProvost, emeritus, emerita, retirement
Employee HandbookHR, Human Resources, employee handbook, faculty handbook, equal opportunity, conditions of employment, standards of conduct, personnel records, termination, discipline, salary, wage, evaluations
Equipment Services
iTech, equipment services, audiovisual equipment, laptops, video projectors, video monitors, DVD players, video cassette players, technology issues
Faculty HandbookProvost, faculty handbook, tenure, promotion, academic freedom, non-tenure track, instructors, adjuncts, hiring policies, contracts, evaluations, termination, scholarly misconduct, teaching, research
Faculty SenateFaculty Senate, submit comments to Senate, minutes
EventsUniversity event calendar, submit event to USM Mailout, UC project request, Rise Creative (student design agency), PR resources (Arts & Letters), events
Exam ScheduleRegistrar, exam schedule, finals
Financial Aid
Financial aid, FAFSA, student loans, student aid, money, financial literacy, federal aid programs, state aid programs, veterans assistance, financial aid appeal forms, computer loan form, dependent care form
Financial Conflict of InterestOffice of Research, Financial Conflict of Interest, FCIO disclosure form
Foundation Info
USM Foundation, giving, donations, donors, grant fund application, gift acceptance and restriction policy, withdrawal request, W9, endowment spending, gift pledge, scholarship, memorial fund
General Education Curriculum (requires login)GGeneral Education Curriculum, GEC, assessment, WEAVE instructions, capstone best practices, writing requirements, GEC substitution form, IHL requirements
General Counsel (USM Legal)
Office of General Counsel, legal advice, university lawyer, Title IX, compliance and ethics, labor and employment, contract review, litigation, lawsuit, subpoena 
Grade Appeal InfoProvost, grade appeal, grade review, student FAQ
Grade EntryRegistrar, Grade entry instructions, grades due, final grades, interim grades, midterm grades
Graduate School Deadlines
Graduate School, deadlines, CITI completion report, graduate school forms, transfer credit approval, course retake, change of status, committee request, thesis proposal, dissertation proposal, comprehensive exam, comps, application for degree, commencement, graduation deferment, oral defense results  
Grants and External FundingOffice of Research Administration, ORA, contracts and grants, research forms and budget, directory and services
Health Center, MoffittMoffitt Health Center, clinic, immunizations, flu shot, vaccine, wellness, online health portal, appointments, prescription delivery, emergency care resources, women's health, men's health, mental health
Hiring ResourcesProvost's Search and Hiring Toolkit, HR new employee formsfaculty searchpersonnel data sheet, PDS, permission to hire, search committee, new hire forms, employee data formsearch timeline, candidate qualifications, interview documents, credentials, interview questions, tax forms, PERS forms, direct deposit, background check, RedTailCornerstone, hiring student workers
Human Resources
Human Resources, HR, holiday schedule, employee benefits, retirement, health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, fringe benefits, jobs, employment, HR forms, PAF (personnel action forms available in paper copy from HR), outprocessing forms
Interdepartmental InvoiceOffice of the Controller, interdepartmental invoice forms, billing, reimbursement, transfer of funds, grants, account codes cheat sheet
Institutional Review BoardOffice of Research, Institutional Review Board, human subjects, IRB, CITI certificate
Interlibrary LoanUniversity Libraries, interlibrary loan, textbooks, ILLiad, copyright information, electronic delivery, renewal, overdue materials
iTech, submit work order, password managementwifi, email and calendar, telephone services, Qualtrics, send large files, software downloads, Office 365 help (email, calendar, Outlook, Exchange, Word, Excel, Power Point, Skype), technology purchase, iTech forms, listserv request, conference calls,  Qualtricssoftware downloadmoving checklist
Library ResourcesUniversity Libraries, library, subject guides, articles and databases, books, e-journals, ask-a-librarian, course reserves, library forms, room reservations, library instruction, library hours
Office 365iTech, Exchange, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook, password management, email large files
Parking zone maps, parking permit registration, special event parking, parking ticket appeal, citation
People DirectoryPeople directory, online directory, contact information, campus directory, students, faculty, staff
Police, University
University police, emergency reporting, community police directory, crime, help
Physical Plant
Physical Plant, work order instructionssubmit work order, service fees and cost estimates, Office of Sustainibilty, recycling, custodians, grounds, electrical, moving, plumbing, transportation services, feedback
Procurement CardProcurement and Contract Services, procurement card, Pcard, Procurement card manual, SOARFIN training, SOARFIN manual, missing document affidavit, waiver request, food purchase, credit card voucher, prohibited items, allowable items
Promotion and TenureProvost, Promotion and Tenure, file submission, dossiers, pre-tenure review, dossier format, recommendation forms, college promotion and tenure documents
Property AccountingProcurement, property accounting policy, inventory, forms and instructions, property manuals, Receiving, Assetworks instructions, Assetworks login, equipment transfer, equipment audits, equipment disposal
Procurement and Contract Services, purchasing, purchase orders, state contract, purchasing forms, requisitions, sole source justification, vendor registrations, requisition training manual, How to Do Business with USM
Records Retention ScheduleAdministrative records, accreditation records, general correspondence, meetings, minutes, agendas, closed meetings, document disposal, state contract
Research Integrity WorkshopsOffice of Research Integrity, faculty development, grant writing, IRB application
SchedulingAstra, change of schedule form, schedule templates, meeting patterns, MWF classes, TTH classes, fall, spring, time blocks, rooms, download meeting pattern template, room scheduling guide
ScholarshipsOffice of Undergraduate Scholarships, freshman scholarships, transfer scholarships, international sholarships, scholarship appeal, scholarship FAQ for students
Signature AuthorityOffice of the Controller, check signature authority, signature authority change request
SOAR Shortcuts (2018)SOAR shortcuts, DPR, advisement, class permissions, class roster, quick enroll, residency check, schedule classes, service indicators, faculty center, transcript request, paycheck, open closed report, maintain schedule, evaluations
SOAR TutorialsRegistrar, SOAR tutorials, course evaluations, enter grades, grade change, instructor permission, print transcript, assign advisor, class permissions, rosters, technology
SOARFIN Office of the Controller, SOARFIN training, chartfield cheat sheet, quick reference guide
Social MediaUniversity CommunicationsSocial media instructional policiessocial media guidelines, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
Staff CouncilStaff Council, submit action item, minutes
Student IssuesNew Student and Retention Programs, academic help, tutoring, Writing Center, Speaking Center, personal matters (childcare, counseling, ODA, LGTBQ, healthcare, grievance, sexual assault), wellbeing resources, how to waive FERPA
Technology DevelopmentOffice of Technology Development, commercialization, opportunity assessment, start-up, MURA, patents
Textbook PoliciesProvost, Faculty Enlight, textbook queries, textbook policy, textbook exception request form, ordering desk copies
Time and AttendanceEntering time and attendance tutorial 
TravelProcurment and Contract Services, travel forms, permission to travel, vouchers, Pcard, mileage, tax forms, travel policies, meal allowance, travel agencies
Turnitin Instructions Institutional Effectiveness, Turnitin login, plagiarism detection, student papers
University CommunicationsUniversity Communications, logos, design projects, project request form, print-ready request form, graphic standards, Southern Miss Now, USM news, submit news, style guide, USM mailout, Info Center, electronic message board, USM marquee, signboard, graphic design, press releases, posters, rack cards, brochures, web design
Well-Being Resourceswellbeing, well-being, mental health, counseling, psychologist, drugs, alcohol, eating disorders, addiction, anxiety, depression, family therapy, sress, Title IX, recovery, help