Campus Visit

Campus Visits are scheduled year-round and include an overview from an admissions counselor about admissions, scholarships, campus life, and other aspects of being an MSU student followed by a tour of campus with a Roadrunner, a student recruiter. Optional meetings with academic colleges may also be scheduled. 

Schedule Your Visit 

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Academic Insight

Academic Insight is a series of half-day events hosted by each of the colleges during the spring semester. These events will give newly admitted freshmen and transfer students the opportunity to meet representatives of the college they will be majoring in as well as interact with both current and entering students in their department.

Academic Insight Information

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Preview Days

Fall and Spring Preview Days are designed to highlight all aspects of student life on campus from academic possibilities and residence halls to student organizations and facilities.

The Preview Day Experience

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Scholars Recognition Day

Scholars Recognition Day is an invitation only event exclusively for academically-talented high school seniors who have received an ACT score of 30 or above. At this event, you will have the opportunity to attend a variety of sessions showcasing unique experiences and resources available at Mississippi State University.

Scholars Recognition Day Expectation

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Virtual Visits

For convenience, we offer prospective students opportunities to visit with us virtually. 

Visit Virtually

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To ignite a SPARK that propels students to endless possibilities for their future. Mississippi State presents an expansive leadership conference designed to assist underrepresented rising seniors in laying the foundation for their future.

Students Paving A road To Knowledge

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Parking and Directions

Need help locating campus or finding parking? Let us point you in the right direction. (For event days, parking directions will be sent via email.)

Parking and Directions

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Take A
Virtual Tour

Check out our beautiful campus wherever you are with our virtual tour! Interact with our virtual map of campus. You can also explore campus by taking three separate virtual guided tours: Central Campus Walking Tour, North Campus Tour, and South Campus Tour. 

Start the Virtual Tour