Students may choose to have their photos made in advance of the ceremony through Southern Miss Photo Services.
Call 601.266.4149 to set up an appointment in Hattiesburg.
A commencement photographer from Life Touch Photography will be available to take photos of the candidates during the ceremony.
edu/live All Undergraduate and Graduate candidates who have filed for degree must reserve a seat for Commencement. Students will receive an email confirmation denoting your commencement ceremony and time.
If you do not receive an email confirmation, please contact the Registrar’s office at 601.266.6813.
The University celebrates the commencement ceremonies twice a year in Hattiesburg (December for summer and fall candidates; May for spring candidates) and an additional ceremony in May for USM Gulf Coast students. Families and guests are urged to arrive in time to be seated at least 30 minutes in advance for the start of the processional.
Please allow adequate time for parking, walking and seating in Reed Green Coliseum.
The horizontal line signifies the horizon, the vertical lines show the times of sunrise and sunset. How to use this Sun's current position over Earth Day, night, and twilight times in Hattiesburg today. The darker blue shadings represent the twilight phases during dawn (left) and dusk (right). How to use this The Moon's path in Hattiesburg today.