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Center for Student Activities

The Center for Student Activities is one of the main hubs for getting involved on campus. With offices in the Colvard Student Union, the Center for Student Activities houses the Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life, the Student Association, Music Maker Productions, and all official Student Organizations. 

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New Maroon Camp

New Maroon Camp is a five-day, four-night student led retreat that prepares first year students for the transition to Mississippi State University. Learn all of MSU's great history and traditions while making new friends! 

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Day One

Day One is a living-learning community for incoming freshmen to meet new friends, serve the community, and build leadership skills for a lifetime.

Day One

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Entrepreneurship Club

If you are interested in being an entrepreneur but aren’t quite sure where to begin or how you’d like to get involved, eClub is a great place to start! eClub serves as an introduction to Entrepreneurship and the multitude of programs that the Entrepreneur Center provides.

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Faith-Based Organizations

There are a variety of faith-based organizations at MSU for students to explore religion and spirituality.  View the Faith-Based category on OrgSync for more information.


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Fashion Board

Modeling, production, design, lighting, backstage management, photography, music, hair styling, and make-up artistry – Fashion Board has it all!

Fashion Board Facebook

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MSU is home to 31 fraternity and sorority chapters that promote a balance of academics, leadership, community service, philanthropy, and social events. Membership in a Greek organization is a lifetime commitment and members can expect to make lasting memories and lifelong brothers and sisters in return.


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Intramurals & Sports Clubs

MSU offers numerous Intramural Leagues in sports ranging from softball and basketball to racquetball and ultimate frisbee. There are also dozens of sports clubs, including rugby, fencing, bass fishing, cricket, and ballroom dancing.

Rec Sports

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Lab Rats Comedy

Lab Rats Comedy is Mississippi State University's one and only improvisational troupe! Audition for the group or catch one of their monthly shows on campus.

Lab Rats

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Maroon Volunteer Center

 Meet new people. Help a cause. Connect. Learn new skills. Be a friend. Love your community. Give Back. Make a difference. MSU offers numerous volunteer opportunities throughout the year. Check out the Maroon Volunteer Center to see how MSU students are making a difference!

Maroon Volunteer Center

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Holmes Cultural Diversity Center

The Holmes Cultural Diversity Center offers numerous ways for students to get involved on campus through leadership, mentoring, and much more.


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Music Makers

Do you love a great concert? Then be sure to listen up to see who Music Makers is bringing to campus next or join their team and be a part of the action!


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Outdoor Adventures

Are you ready to kayak, boulder, backpack, or spelunk? Join an outdoor adventure trip and get ready for amazing memories with great friends!

Rec Sports

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Spirit Groups

The Mississippi State University Spirit Groups consist of Co-ed Cheerleaders, All-Girl Cheerleaders, Pom Squad, and Mascots.  Tryouts are held each Spring, so visit the Spirit Groups page for more information!

Spirit Groups

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Student Association

The Student Association represents the student perspective and opinion to administration and faculty in an official capacity. It also sponsors programs such as Cowbell Cabs and events such as homecoming, True Maroon, and a leadership conference on campus.

Student Association

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Student Newspaper

The Reflector is the student run newspaper at MSU. The paper prints twice a week, and it keeps students informed about the world, local news, upcoming events, sports, and so much more!

The Reflector

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Student Veterans Association

Mississippi State University has been dedicated to supporting veterans since our founding in 1878, and the Student Veterans Association continues that strong tradition today.


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Video Game Club

Are you a gamer? MSU has something for everyone, including a club dedicated to video games. Check out their Facebook page and join in!

Video Game Club

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Start a New Organization

Grab your friends & create your own student organization! MSU encourages student involvement and free speech. We were ranked as 1 of only 10 schools in the US to receive a “green light” rating from the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education for our free speech policies.