South Strong

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    We Are South Strong

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South’s campus is closed. But we’re available to our community during the COVID-19 pandemic, offering help in everything from online tutoring and chats with librarians to financial assistance and virtual workouts. Here are some resources for staying South Strong.

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Be Social

We can still connect. We can engage. We can, together, live our South experience. Follow South on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to stay connected. Share your #SouthAtHome experience and show others what remote learning looks like for you.


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Distance Learning

6 Tips for Distance Learning

Distance learning can present challenges for students used to a traditional classroom setting. These tips can make it easier.

Six Tips

Free Online Tutoring

Free Online Tutoring

Stuck on a problem? Have writer’s block, or need direction on your paper? Free tutoring for South students is available at the Center for Academic Excellence. Services include live one-on-one tutoring, essay review and other online resources.

Online Tutoring

Chat with Librarian

Chat with a Librarian

Librarians from the Marx, Biomedical, Mitchell College of Business and McCall libraries are ready to assist students and faculty. Find online resources, get help with research projects, request interlibrary loans or chat with a reference librarian.

Chat Now

Go South

Go South

South is waiving its undergraduate admissions application fee until June 15. Video conference with an admissions officer, and apply for free using the code SOUTHFORME.

Apply Now

Zoom to class

Zoom to Class

South is offering Zoom videoconferencing for students, faculty and staff. Get instructions, technical support and event tips on Zoom etiquette from South's Innovation in Learning Center.

Zoom to Class

Ask an Advisor

Ask an Advisor

Registration for summer and fall classes begins Monday, April 6. Find your advisor, get help with course registration and learn about which classes you should be taking to stay on track. Academic advisors are hosting appointments.

Ask an Advisor

One Stop/South CARES

One Stop/South CARES

South’s One Stop/South CARES team is working to support students displaced or impacted by COVID-19. Information regarding academic, financial and campus resources can be found at One Stop/South CARES.

Need Help?

Remote Teaching Tips for Faculty

Remote Teaching Tips for Faculty

Get help transitioning to teaching remotely with the Innovation in Learning Center. Find answers to questions on platforms including Zoom, Sakai, Canvas and Panopto.

Teaching Tips

Stay Well, Get in Shape

Stay Well, Get in Shape

Just because your gym is closed doesn’t mean you can’t reach your fitness goals. The USA Department of Campus Recreation is hosting virtual classes in yoga, cardio, strength training and more.

Virtual Fitness

Counseling and Coping

Counseling and Coping

Free counseling is just a phone call away for South students. Telephone and video counseling sessions are available through the University Counseling and Testing Center. The center has also put together a resources page that includes everything from coping skills to mental health apps. 

Free Counseling

The USA Psychological Clinic offers resources and telepsychology consultations for adults and children.

Psychological Clinic

Mindfulness During a Crisis

Mindfulness During a Crisis

Practicing mindfulness is a way to reduce stress in a volatile and uncertain time. USA College of Medicine's Dr. Binata Mukherjee explains why in times of crisis, our bodies go into fight-or-flight mode.

The USA Department of Campus Recreation hosts online mindfulness sessions each Tuesday. There are also exercises for mindfulness and a guide for what is called box breathing.

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Virtually Volunteer (And Feel Good About It)

Virtually Volunteer (And Feel Good About It)

Even though you may be practicing social distancing, you can still find meaningful opportunities for community engagement. Check out South’s Virtual Volunteerism initiative to learn more.


South Alumni Stories

South Alumni Stories

Are you or someone you know a University of South Alabama alum who is helping combat the COVID-19 crisis? Whether you are on the front lines or simply doing something good for your community during this unprecedented time, we want to hear from you.

South Stories

Archaeology, No Digging Required

Archaeology, No Digging Required

Discover what garbage tells us about our past. Write a letter to Louis XIV and explain why Mobile should relocate. Explore the South in the 1700s through a coloring book. These are just some of the lesson plans for children offered through USA’s Archaeology Museum.

Also, don’t forget about Friday storytimes at 10 a.m. on Facebook Live.


How to Contribute

How You Can Contribute

The health and well-being of South’s students, patients and community remains a top priority.

South CARES Student Emergency Fund directs critical resources to students who find themselves with urgent expenses they are unprepared to meet. USA Health’s Pandemic Emergency Fund supports USA Health and its critical needs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Contributions are greatly appreciated and will be directed immediately to where they will have the greatest impact.

Want to Help?


Mentorship Mondays

First Year Council invites students to Mentorship Mondays. Each Monday the organization hosts an Instagram Live with upperclassmen to answer questions and give students tips to be successful at South.
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Stay Entertained

Jaguar Productions is rolling out free programming to keep the South community entertained and engaged. Keep your distance and keep up the fun.