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Parking and Directions

Parking and directions for campus events will be sent via the registered attendee email.

Campus Map About Starkville Where to Stay Public Tours

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 (beside Davis Wade Football Stadium).
  • 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 (beside Davis Wade Football Stadium). 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 (beside Davis Wade Football Stadium).
  • 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