Welcome to The University of Southern Mississippi. Congratulations on becoming an NCAA Division I student-athlete. As a Sports Medicine Staff we are looking forward to the upcoming year in Southern Miss athletics! We are eager to begin the medical process for you to participate. This begins with medical paperwork. Below is the list of physical dates and times. (NOTE: DO NOT have a physical done at home, as you have to be seen by a USM team physicians to be cleared for participation. Every team has a designated physical time, listed below to see a USM team physician). Please ensure that you show up at the appointed time for your team's physical.
For your convenience all paperwork has been combined into one document located in the links below. At the bottom of this page, you will find all of our medical paperwork which needs to be completed, including parents signatures, prior to your arrival to campus. A copy of our Policies and Procedures has also been included below to answer any questions that you may have in regards to how we run the Sports Medicine Department, pay medical bills, ect. This is yours to keep. We have also included a copy of our most recent Drug Testing Policy for your convenience.
Please take time to complete the forms below. If this is not your first semester of participation in Southern Miss Athletics please click on the Returning Athlete link. If this is your first semester of participation, welcome and congratulations on becoming a Southern Miss Golden Eagle, please select the New Athlete link. Once completed these forms need to be presented to the Southern Miss Sports Medicine Staff prior to your clearance to participate in any team activity including summer workouts, practices, or conditioning sessions. You can bring the completed paperwork with you upon your arrival to campus (preferred method), you may fax your forms to 601-266-6821 (please put attention: to Katie Barker with your sport clarified on the fax), or you may mail your documents in to the following address: 118 College Drive. #5017 Hattiesburg, MS 39406, with attention to Katie Barker. Again, we will not allow anyone to participate until all documentation is completed.
Please take time to complete these forms, and either return them upon your arrival to campus or send them to the address listed below. Once again, we will not allow anyone to participate until all documentation is completed. Below is checklist to make sure you have all the correct paperwork.