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Admissions Events for 2019

HATTIESBURG CAMPUS SPRING VISIT DAYS

SPRING TRANSFER VISIT DAY

Friday, March 22, 2019

1 – 5 p.m.

Thad Cochran Center

*Registration deadline is March 15, 2019. Due to high demand, Transfer Visit Day typically reaches capacity before the registration deadline, so guests are encouraged to register early.         

Transfer Visit Day is a spring campus visit experience exclusively for prospective transfer students! Transfer Visit Day activities include:

  • Financial Aid and Scholarship Overview
    Learn more about financial aid and scholarship opportunities for transfer students.  
  • Check Your Admission Status
    Check on your application status or begin the application process. Representatives from the Office of Admissions will be available to assist you.
  • Academic Programs
    Visit with representatives from your intended academic college.
  • Student Organization and Campus Department Fair
    Talk with current students and staff about resources, activities, and student organizations that will make your Southern Miss college experience successful and exciting.
  • Residence Hall Tours
    Take a tour of your future home on campus with one of our student tour guides.

There is no cost to attend Spring Transfer Visit Day.

Going Gold Day: A Welcome Event for the Class of 2023

Saturday, March 30, 2019

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Hattiesburg Campus

*Registration deadline is March 22, 2019. Due to high demand, Going Gold Day typically reaches capacity before the registration deadline, so guests are encouraged to register early.

Have you decided to join the Golden Eagle family next fall? At Going Gold Day, you can

  • Learn about Freshman Orientation sessions;
  • Speak with representatives from Financial Aid, Residence Life, Eagle Dining, New Student & Retention Programs, and other campus offices;
  • Tour campus and freshman residence halls;
  • Begin preparing for a successful freshman year; and
  • Celebrate your decision with other future Golden Eagles!

There is no cost to attend Going Gold Day.

Junior Preview

Friday, April 12, 2019

1 – 5 p.m.

Thad Cochran Center

*Registration deadline is April 5, 2019. Due to high demand, Junior Preview typically reaches capacity before the registration deadline, so guests are encouraged to register early.

Junior Preview is a campus visit experience exclusively for high school juniors and their parents! During Junior Preview, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Learn about the admission process from Southern Miss admission counselors;
  • Tour the beautiful Hattiesburg campus and a residence hall; and
  • Discover why Southern Miss truly is the place for you!

There is no cost to attend Junior Preview. 

OFF-CAMPUS SPRING ADMISSIONS EVENTS

New Orleans Area Future Golden Eagle Reception

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

6:30 – 8 p.m.

Pavilion of the Two Sisters located in City Park New Orleans

3 Victory Ave., New Orleans, LA 70124

*Registration deadline is March 12, 2019. Due to high demand, the New Orleans Area Future Golden Eagle Reception typically reaches capacity before the registration deadline, so guests are encouraged to register early.    

Are you ready to Go Gold this fall? Join us as we celebrate your acceptance to The University of Southern Mississippi and prepare you and your parents to take the next steps with Southern Miss!

*This event is exclusively for incoming freshmen who have been admitted to Southern Miss and their parents. There is no cost to attend the New Orleans Area Future Golden Eagle Reception.

Mobile Area Future Golden Eagle Reception

Monday, March 25, 2019

6:30 – 8 p.m.

Moe’s Original Bar B Que

701 Spring Hill Ave., Mobile, AL 36602

*Registration deadline is March 18, 2019. Due to high demand, the Mobile Area Future Golden Eagle Reception typically reaches capacity before the registration deadline, so guests are encouraged to register early.      

Are you ready to Go Gold this fall? Join us as we celebrate your acceptance to The University of Southern Mississippi and prepare you and your parents to take the next steps with Southern Miss!

*This event is exclusively for incoming freshmen who have been admitted to Southern Miss and their parents. There is no cost to attend the Mobile Area Future Golden Eagle Reception.

SCHOLARS SOCIAL: A NIGHT OF NETWORKING

Monday, April 29, 2019

6:30 – 8 p.m.

Butler Snow, Mississippi Rooms on the 14th Floor

1020 Highland Colony Parkway, Ridgeland, Mississippi 39157

*Registration deadline is March 24, 2019. Due to high demand, Scholars Social: A Night of Networking typically reaches capacity before the registration deadline, so guests are encouraged to register early.      

Come enjoy a night of networking with Southern Miss professionals from the fields of healthcare and law in the greater Jackson area. Visit with these prominent alumni and learn how a degree from Southern Miss can lead to a prestigious profession. 

*This event is by invitation only for scholarship-eligible high school juniors from the greater Jackson area. There is no cost to attend Scholars Social: A Night of Networking.

HATTIESBURG CAMPUS FALL VISIT DAYS

BLACK AND GOLD DAYS

Black and Gold Day dates will be announced in early fall 2019.

Black and Gold Days are our annual Saturday fall campus visit experiences exclusively for high school seniors and their parents! Activities during Black and Gold Day include: 

  • Campus Tours
    Tour the beautiful Southern Miss campus and a residence hall with a student tour guide.
  • Admissions, Financial Aid, and Scholarship Overview
    Learn the essential information your family will need to know about admission to Southern Miss and receive helpful insight about financial aid and scholarship opportunities.
  • Academic Programs
    Visit with representatives from our academic colleges to learn more about the undergraduate programs and careers that interest you. 
  • Campus and Residence Hall Tours
    Tour the beautiful Southern Miss campus and a residence hall with a student tour guide.
  • Student Organization and Campus Department Fair
    Talk with current students and staff about resources, activities, and student organizations that will make your Southern Miss college experience successful and exciting. 

There is no cost to attend Black and Gold Day.

FALL TRANSFER VISIT DAY

Fall Transfer Visit Day date will be announced in early fall 2019.

Transfer Visit Day is a spring campus visit experience exclusively for prospective transfer students! Transfer Visit Day activities include:

  • Financial Aid and Scholarship Overview
    Learn more about financial aid and scholarship opportunities for transfer students. 
  • Check Your Admission Status
    Check on your application status or begin the application process. Representatives from the Office of Admissions will be available to assist you.
  • Academic Programs
    Visit with representatives from your intended academic college.
  • Student Organization and Campus Department Fair
    Talk with current students and staff about resources, activities, and student organizations that will make your Southern Miss college experience successful and exciting.
  • Residence Hall Tours
    Take a tour of your future home on campus with one of our student tour guides.

There is no cost to attend Transfer Visit Day.

HONORS DAY

Honors Day date will be announced in early fall 2019.

The Honors College at Southern Miss has been thriving as an independent college for more than four decades. Joining the Honors College means being a part of a diverse community of highly motivated students, engaged faculty, and supportive staff.

Our curious and driven Honors scholars complete a four-year developmental curriculum. Small classes allow thought-provoking discussion, creative professors afford interdisciplinary and active learning, and students graduate having completed undergraduate research. Our bar is high and our Honors Eagles soar to the occasion.

During Honors Day, you will join current and future Honors College students on campus at Southern Miss to: 

  • Meet the Honors College dean, faculty and staff; 
  • Learn more about our dynamic curriculum, active learning trips, and research opportunities; 
  • Tour campus and Honors housing; and 
  • Find out more about the application and admission process to the Honors College.

There is no cost to attend Honors Day.

If special assistance or auxiliary aids are needed to accommodate a disability, please contact Laurie Benvenutti at 601.266.5000 or Laurie.Benvenutti@usm.edu to discuss accommodations at least one week prior to the Admissions event you will be attending.

Contact Us

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Email
admissions@usm.edu

Phone
601.266.5000