Library Guide for Military and Veteran Students
This guide provides a starting point for the use of University Libraries by students who serve in the military or are veterans and their dependent family members.
If you are not able to visit the library and need assistance, please use the Ask-a-Librarian service to receive assistance via e-mail or chat. Telephone assistance is also available. Call the following phone numbers to request reference assistance from any of the University Libraries:
- Cook Library (Hattiesburg): 601.266.4249
- Gulf Coast Library (Long Beach): 228.214.3450
- Gunter Library (Ocean Springs): 228.872.4213
- McCain Library and Archives (Hattiesburg): 601.266.4345
Dependent family members of military and veteran students are welcome to visit any of the libraries in person. Visitors may use library resources and services inside library buildings, including public computing. Dependent family members may obtain library borrowing privileges by joining the Friends of University Libraries or the Southern Miss Alumni Association. For more information, visit the circulation desk at Cook Library or Gulf Coast Library.
Veterans Financial Assistance
Veterans Education Benefits
Qualified veterans and the dependents of deceased or disabled veterans whose death or disability is a direct result of their military service may be eligible for VA educational benefits while attending The University of Southern Mississippi.
New Titles in the Libraries
View the New Titles Lists in the library catalog to find out what's been added to the collection in the past month.