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Campus Safety

The safety of students and the campus community is the highest priority at Southern Miss.

  • Both the Hattiesburg and Gulf Park campuses have state-certified police departments and "code blue" emergency phones located around campus.
  • Eagle Alert is a communication tool that sends students notifications via phone, text and email in the event of an emergency or extreme weather.
  • On the Hattiesburg campus, there are nearly 50 “code blue” emergency phones.
  • Card access controls entry to all residence halls in Hattiesburg. Residence Life and the University Police Department and jointly manage a Community-Oriented Policing Plan for residence halls.

Both campuses offer:

  • Lighted routes to all key buildings
  • Escort services 24 hours a day, seven days a week
  • Educational programs related to personal safety; drugs, alcohol and the law; crime prevention and the workplace; and property security
  • Motorist assistance for jump-starts and lockouts

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