We’re excited to share the latest edition of College Parent Magazine. Get expert advice, practical information, and helpful resources — all designed to support you and your student’s college journey.


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When your student heads to college, there’s a whole new community to explore. We help parents find the resources they need. From USM student housing to USM off-campus apartments, we will point you to the most student-friendly housing options in Hattiesburg. Along with on- and off-campus housing, your student may need help finding a bank near USM, or a convenient Hattiesburg healthcare provider. Last but not least, you’re sure to want to visit! Whether you’re looking for a place to stay for move-in, family weekend, graduation or any time in between, we can introduce you to the best hotels and restaurants near USM campus plus share ideas for activities to enjoy with your student or on your own.