The MSU Police Department is a full-service agency that is available 24 hours a day. In addition to traditional services, the MSU Police Department operates a bike patrol, numerous safety programs, and Bully Patrol - a night patrol service to escort students to their cars or buildings.
MSU provides a wide variety of health education and wellness programs for students, including nutrition services, mental health education, tobacco cessation treatment, sexual health education, general health services, relationship violence education, and even a Collegiate Recovery Community.
Sick as a dawg or just need to fill your prescription? The John C. Longest Student Health Center is here to help! Located just steps from the Drill Field, students can visit a physician and fill their prescription without ever leaving campus.
Life can be very challenging sometimes, but the MSU Student Counseling Services are here to help. Counseling services are provided to all currently enrolled MSU students through individual sessions and group sessions that cover topics including relationship issues, eating/body image issues, ethnicity and gender issues, and many more.
Mississippi State University has been dedicated to supporting veterans since our founding in 1878. The G.V. “Sonny” Montgomery Center for America’s Veterans provides numerous programs and services to veterans, service-members, dependents, and survivors, including transition and counseling services, career and family assistance, and much more. Also, MSU is the first institution of higher learning in the nation to partner with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to provide medical services to veterans.
The Holmes Cultural Diversity Center is a home away from home for many students. The HCDC encourages and assists minority and international students with their academics, career aspirations, and social adjustments to college life.
The IMC, located in the Mitchell Memorial Library, is a valuable resource for MSU Students. The IMC lends laptops, iPads, cameras and other equipment to students and provides high-quality printing services right on campus. The IMC staff helps students design and create projects and presentations and even provides one-on-one software training.
Pathfinders help freshman succeed during their transition to college life. They provide academic assistance program information, resources, services, and even monitor freshman class attendance. Regular class attendance is a major factor in determining the academic success of freshmen, so Pathfinders help students stay on the right path to success.
The Phil Hardin Foundation Library is the Meridian Campus branch of the Mississippi State University library. It provides a local resource for print and electronic materials, reference assistance, as well as meeting and study space.
The Mitchell Memorial Library houses over 2 million volumes in printed publications and provides numerous facilities and services for students such as study rooms, presentation rooms, an Instructional Media Center, reference specialists, research guides, access to special collections, and much more.