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The University of Southern Mississippi

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118 College Drive #5102
Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39406

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Event Types Welcomed

Adult Social Events | Corporate Social Events | Expo/Competitions | Family Reunions | Professional Meeting/Training/Conference/Retreats | Wedding Ceremonies | Wedding Receptions | Youth Parties | Youth Retreat/Camps
Maximum
Capacity:1500
On-Site
Spaces:50
Maximum
Overnight:2000
  • Hattiesburg Event and Conference Services
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  • Cochran Center Cochran Center
  • Glass Staircase in Lott Center Glass Staircase in Lott Center
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  • Celebrations in the Cochran Center Celebrations in the Cochran Center
  • Wedding in the Cochran Center Wedding in the Cochran Center
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  • R.C's LoungeR.C's Lounge
  • Danforth Chapel Danforth Chapel

About

About The University of Southern Mississippi

Looking for an event venue in Hattiesburg, Mississippi? The beautiful, modern and distinct venues at The University of Southern Mississippi provide the ideal setting for a variety of special events, meetings and conferences. Illustrious scenic landscapes, sophisticated corporate meeting space, stunning ballrooms and world-class catering truly enhance the Southern charm of our prestigious campus.

Southern Miss Event and Conference Services oversees the reservation and logistical aspects for Hattiesburg events held in the Thad Cochran Center, Trent Lott National Center, R.C. Cook Union and Danforth Chapel.

We welcome the opportunity to transform your next Hattiesburg event into a memorable success! 

Our goal is to assist groups in creating a memorable experience for all attendees. We serve the following types of organizations:
  • Academic
  • Athletic
  • Businesses
  • Faith-Based
  • Youth Leadership
  • Social
  • Summer Camps 
LOCATION + TRANSPORTATION

Biloxi, MS 75 miles
Jacskon, MS 88 miles
New Orleans, LA 111 miles

:
Gulf Port - 90 minutes


Lyft | Uber


Onsite: Yes
Fee: Call for Pricing

CATERING
Southern Miss Catering, located in the Thad Cochran Center, handles all food requests for the university (outside caterers are NOT allowed). Southern Miss' professional, culinary staff can provide specialized menus - from the simple to the sophisticated - for any Hattiesburg business or social occasion, and can work within your budget to suggest menus that provide excellent quality and the greatest value. Contact the Catering Sales office at 601.266.5552.


Must Use In-House CateringYES
Cultural CateringYES
Venue Hosted Alcohol PermittedYES

Self-Service Alcohol PermittedNO


AMENITIES + UNIQUE EXPERIENCES
A/V Tech Staff
ADA Accessible
Biking
Fitness Center
Hiking
LCD Projectors
Parking On-Site
Projector Screen
Running
Team Building
Washer/Dryer
Wi-Fi
MEETING + EVENT SPACE CAPACITIES

1500 Attendees


50 Spaces

:
Theatre Style 324 | Classroom Style 350 | Standing Reception 800 | Seated Reception 450

TECHNOLOGY
Technical services and equipment are available on-site. House Sound with background music is available in each room with an array of options to meet your audio needs. Video projection and computer connections are also available. The first floor rooms of the Lott Center are outfitted with multi-media podiums, which allow for effortless control of presentations. Lighting in each facility is a combination of high-pressure sodium, fluorescent and incandescent, which is easily adjusted to meet a variety of event needs. The Lott Center offers motorized blackout blinds to control natural light from entering the meeting rooms (available in select rooms).

Yes
FreeYES

Yes

Yes


Projector ScreenLCD Projectors

RENTAL POLICIES
Alcohol ConsumptionYES
Cannabis Industry-FriendlyNO
Cannabis ConsumptionNO

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS

2000 Overnight Guests


Residential Dorm Style

Yes
Free YES

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