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The Alumni Association is a driving force in the efforts to advance The University of Southern Mississippi. By joining with the thousands of others who support the Alumni Association, you are helping the Association act on behalf of all alumni to support and maintain the greatness of the University while pushing the institution forward to new levels of accomplishment. As a member of the Association, you are not just giving back, you are also laying a solid foundation for a stronger University for generations to come.
Several membership options are available, each of which entitles you to all the benefits of Association membership including a subscription to The Talon quarterly alumni magazine, eligibility for an out-of-state tuition scholarship for children of alumni (subject to University guidelines) and access to the C.A.R.D. program, which offers discounts by participating retailers.
Membership options include (click the link to join at the level indicated):
Please note that if you choose to renew your current membership online prior to its expiration, your benefits will be extended from the date your membership was set to expire rather than the date of renewal.
The Annual Membership category contains an Auto Renewal option. By checking Auto Renewal, you give the Southern Miss Alumni Association permission to charge the annual cost of membership to your credit card. You may cancel this payment option by notifying the Alumni Association a minimum of 30 days prior to your membership expiration date.
- Annual Membership - Single, $45; Joint, $55
- Three-Year Advance Payment - Single, $90; Joint, $120
- Life Membership - Single, $600; Joint, $750
- Senior Eagle Plan - Single, $30; Joint, $40
- Senior Eagle Three-Year, $80; Joint Three-Year, $95
- Recent Grad Discount - Single Annual, $20; Joint Annual, $30
- Recent Grad Three-Year, $50; Joint Three-Year, $70
- Recent Grad Life Membership - Single, $500; Joint, $650
Additional benefits of the Three-Year Advance Payment option include: reduced annual rates and the receipt of one of the following items: Southern Miss T-shirt, License Plate or Mouse Pad.
Life Memberships can be paid in full or broken down into five equal annual payments. Please note that a $50 administrative fee is included in the five-payment Life Membership plan. Please note: If you started a life payment plan prior to January 1, 2013, you will no longer be able to make payments towards that plan online due to the rate increase. Please call the Alumni Association at 601.266.5013 to make your payment over the phone or respond to any one of the invoices that will be mailed near the renewal date.
Alumni 60 years old and older can receive $10 off the annual dues rate of $35 under the Senior Eagle Plan, and alumni who have graduated in the last three years can receive more than 50 percent off the annual rate through the Recent Grad Discount option.
We hope you will take advantage of membership in the Alumni Association and join today. With your participation we will truly take … Southern Miss to the Top!