Directions from Highway 25 North

  • Continue on Highway 25 to the Highway 82 exit.
  • Exit Highway 82 east towards, Columbus, MS.
  • Take the Highway 12 exit toward Starkville/Mississippi State.
  • Turn left at your first light, which is Highway 12 and Stone Boulevard (Comfort Suites is on your right).
  • Turn at the second left onto B.S. Hood Drive.
  • Turn left into the Cullis Wade Depot - Barnes & Noble/Welcome Center parking lot and enter through the MSU Welcome Center doors, located under the large MSU clock.
  • Free Guest Parking Passes for the Barnes & Noble/Welcome Center parking lot are available at the Welcome Center Desk.

Directions from Highway 82

  • From Highway 82 take the Highway 12 exit toward Starkville/Mississippi State.
  • Turn left at the first light, which is at Highway 12 and Stone Boulevard (Comfort Suites is on your right).
  • Turn at the second left onto B.S. Hood Drive. Turn left into the Cullis Wade Depot - Barnes & Noble/Welcome Center parking lot and enter through the MSU Welcome Center doors, located under the large MSU clock.
  • Free Guest Parking Passes for the Barnes & Noble/Welcome Center parking lot are available at the Welcome Center Desk.

Directions from Highway 12 East

  • Continue on Highway 12 through Starkville.
  • Stay on Highway 12 as if you are going to Columbus, not on to campus once on the east side of town.
  • Turn right at the red light of Highway 12 and Stone Boulevard (Comfort Suites on your left). Turn at the second left onto B.S. Hood Drive.
  • Turn left into the Cullis Wade Depot - Barnes & Noble/Welcome Center parking lot and enter through the MSU Welcome Center doors, located under the large MSU clock.
  • Free Guest Parking Passes for the Barnes & Noble/Welcome Center parking lot are available at the Welcome Center Desk.

Area Airports


Welcome Center

Location: 
75 B.S. Hood Drive
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Phone: 662.325.5198

Visit the Welcome Center