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Mississippi State University

Educational Resources

Libraries

Government documents depository, Online Public Access Catalog

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 2,074,652 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 16,552 current serial subscriptions.
  • 3,364,480 microforms.
  • 290,709 Audio/Visual items.
  • 10,038 e-books.

Museums & Art

Cully Cobb Museum - Antiques and primitive tools Department of Art Gallery Dunn Seller Museum - Rocks, Fossils, Triceratops skull Historic Costumes & Textiles Collection Lois Dowdle Cobb Museum of Archeology Mitchell Memorial Library - Memorabilia from Alumni and the John Grisham room Mississippi Entomological Museum - Third largest insect collection among universities in the southeastern United States.

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

  • 2,000 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 50 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 2,000 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 40 Internet connections in Laboratories.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, 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 5,000 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, day care, health service

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills, other

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

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

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 30% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • In total, there are 13 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 46% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 15% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Super Bulldog Weekend - Spring Homecoming event
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 306 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: More than seventy professional and honorary fraternities are active on the campus. They include: Alpha Epsilon Delta Pre-Med (Pre-Medical), Alpha; Kappa Delta Sociological (Sociology), Alpha Lambda Delta (Freshman Scholastic), Alphi Pi Mu (Industrial Engineering), Assoc. of Economic Scholars, Beta Alpha Chi (Accounting), Beta Beta Beta Biological (Biology), Blue Key National Honor Fraternity (Activities), Cardinal Key (Leadership), Chi epsilon (Engineering), Chi Sigma Iota (Counseling), Delta Pi Epsilon, Elder Statesmen (Upper-Classmen), Gamma Beta Phi (Educational Service), Gamma Iota Sigma (Business), Golden Key (Student Leadership), Kappa Delta Pi (Education Honorary), Kappa Omicron Nu (Leadership/Home Economics), Lambda Pi Eta (Communication), Lambda Sigma, (Sophomore Collegians), Mortar Board (Leadership), Mu Kappa Tau (Marketing), Omicron Delta Kappa (Leadership), Phi Alpha Theta (History), Phi Beta Lambda, Phi Delta Kappa(Educational), Phi Eta Sigma (Freshman Scholastics), Phi Kappa Phi (Scholastic Honorary), Phi Sigma Pi, Phi Theta Kappa Alumni (Transfer Students), Pi Delta Phi (French), Pi Omega Pi (Business Education), Pi Sigma Alpha (Government), Psi Chi (Psychology), Scabbered and Blade, Sigma Alpha Lambda, Sigma Gamma Epsilon (Earth Science), Tau Beta Pi (Engineering), Theta Tau (Professional), University Honors Council (General Scholarship), Upsilon Pi Epsilon (Computer Science), Kappa Mu Epsilon (Mathematics), Omega Chi Epsilon (Chemical Engineering), Tau Sigma Delta (Architecture), Xi Sigma Pi (Forestry)
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Mississippi State University is a non-sectarian institution, the campus community is free to worship or not to worship, in accord with their convictions and beliefs. Alpha Omega Psi, Apostolic Campus Fellowship of the P. A. W. , Association of Baptist Students, Baptist Student Union, Brotherhood of Christian Foresters, Campus Crusade for Christ, Catholic Student Association, Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship, Church of God in Christ Fellowship, Episcopal Canterbury Fellowship, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Generation 6: 20 Campus Ministry, Grace and Truth College Ministry, Latter Day Saints Student Association, Lutheran Student Fellowship, Orthodox Christian Fellowship, Pentecostal Campus Fellowship, PHASE II, Presbyterian Campus Fellowship, Reformed University Fellowship, Soulwimmers, Trinity Student Outreach, University Christian Student Center, University Common Ministries, Wesley Foundation, Wiccan/Pagan Student Alliance, Young-Life Leadership Plunge;
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Association of Chinese Students and Scholars; Black Student Alliance; Chinese Student Association; English as a Second Language Student Association; German Club; Graduate Minority Council; Hispanic Student Association; India Student Association; Japanese Club; Korean Student Association; Malaysian Students Association; Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences; Muslim Student Association; NAACP; P. O. W. E. R. ; Phi Alpha Theta; Taiwan Student Association; Thai Students and Scholars Association
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Fine/Performing Arts: Black Voices; Blackfriars Drama Society; Models of Distinction; MSU Bands-Famous Maroon/Symphonic/Concert; MSU Bulldog Angels; MSU Speech and Debate Association; NIGHT MOVES; Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia; Sigma Alpha Iota; University Choir; University Madrigal Singers; Other Student Organizations: Listed at http: //www. ur. msstate. edu/web/orgs
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Reflector (semi-weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Jackson, MS (129), Columbus, MS (14)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Tuscaloosa, AL (86)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Starkville, MS (2)
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 95% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 17% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 6,273
  • Freshman are discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 18 fraternities
  • 14 fraternity houses
  • 17% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 11 sororities
  • 6 sorority houses
  • 18% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Additional Policies

    hazing prohibited

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