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Mississippi College





Educational Resources

Libraries

Mississippi College School of Law Library

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 249,961 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 889 current serial subscriptions.
  • 331,772 microforms.
  • 15,652 Audio/Visual items.
  • 0 e-books.

Museums & Art

Samuel Marshall Gore Art Gallery; Mississippi Historical Society Archives; second largest spectrometer (most advanced imaging nuclear magnetic resonance instrument of its type) in Mississippi used in teaching and research in the Chemistry Department

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 345 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 31 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 159 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 171 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 12 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is not available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 99% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 1,850 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

placement service, health service

Remedial

math, study skills, other

Counseling

career, academic, psychological

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, interest inventory, interview training, other

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 61% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 0% of housing units are Singles.
  • 64% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 35% of housing units are Triples.
  • 1% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 0% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 11 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 55% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 99% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 50% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Welcome Week, Family Day, Homecoming, Sadie Hawkins, Lighting of the Quad, Spring Fever Week, Unity/Black History Week, Drug and Alcohol Awareness Week, I Love America Day, and Freshman Experience
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, radio station, student government, student newspaper, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 63 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Chi, Alpha Epsilon Delta, Alpha Lambda Delta, Alpha Psi Omega, Beta Beta Beta, Delta Mu Delta, Kappa Delta Pi, Kappa Pi, Mortar Board, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Alpha Delta, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Beta Lambda, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Phi Theta Kappa Alumni Association, Pi Gamma Mu, Pi Mu Epsilon, Psi Chi, and Sigma Tau Delta
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Union (BSU), Canterbury Episcopal Student Society, Catholic Student Association (CSA), Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), Reformed University Fellowship (RUF)
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) The Black Student Association Plus, Mu Kappa (Missionary kids and American kids who grew up in foreign countries), International Student Programming, International Student Outreach, and Pathfinders through the Baptist Student Union (BSU)--foreign or ethnic
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) The Concert Chorale, The Concert Singers, The Chamber Choir, The Concert Ringers, The Naturals, The Opera Workshop, The Choctaw Marching Band, The Symphonic Wind Ensemble, the Jazz Band, Priority, Adopted, Surrender, and Cross Section
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Mississippi Collegian (twice a month); The Arrowhead (annually)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Jackson, MS (25)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Jackson, MS (15)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Jackson, MS (17)
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 90% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 20% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 2,100
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 5 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 3% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 4 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 6% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Jackson State University)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance mandatory, class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited






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