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General Information
Lee Boulevard
Mississippi State , Mississippi 39762

Disability Resource Office

Disability Support Services
01 Montgomery Hall, PO Box 806
Mail Stop 9724
Mississippi State, MS 39762
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About Mississippi State University

Mississippi State University (MSU) is a prestigious institution situated in the heart of Mississippi, known for its strong academic programs and vibrant campus life. As a public university, MSU is committed to providing accessible higher education for its students, serving as a beacon of opportunity for individuals seeking a quality education in the state.

Founded in 1878 as the Agricultural and Mechanical College of the State of Mississippi, MSU has grown to become Mississippi’s largest university. With a sprawling campus spanning over 4,200 acres, MSU offers a wide range of academic programs across eight colleges and schools, catering to the diverse interests and career aspirations of its students. From arts and sciences to business, engineering, and agriculture, the university offers over 175 majors, ensuring that students have ample opportunities to pursue their passions and chart their own path to success.

MSU holds a strong reputation for its excellence in research and innovation. The university is classified as a “Doctoral University: Very High Research Activity” by the Carnegie Foundation, placing it among the top research institutions in the country. MSU has research centers and institutes dedicated to fields such as agriculture, engineering, human sciences, and veterinary medicine, fostering cutting-edge discoveries and advancements in these areas. Students at MSU benefit from these research opportunities, as they can engage in hands-on learning experiences and work alongside renowned faculty members who are experts in their respective fields.

One notable aspect of Mississippi State University is its commitment to service. The university instills in its students a sense of social responsibility and civic engagement, encouraging them to make a positive impact in their communities and beyond. MSU’s Service Dawgs program connects students with numerous volunteer opportunities, empowering them to utilize their skills and knowledge to address societal challenges. From mentoring programs to community service projects, MSU students are actively involved in creating a better future for Mississippi and beyond.

Situated in the town of Starkville, Mississippi, MSU’s campus provides an ideal environment for students to thrive academically, socially, and personally. Starkville offers a charming and welcoming atmosphere, with a range of restaurants, shops, and cultural attractions that cater to the diverse interests of students. The local community actively supports the university, creating a strong town-gown relationship that enriches the overall student experience.

In addition, Starkville is home to the Mississippi State Bulldogs, MSU’s esteemed athletic teams. Whether it is cheering on the football team at Davis Wade Stadium, catching a basketball game at Humphrey Coliseum, or supporting the baseball team at Dudy Noble Field, students can immerse themselves in the rich traditions of Bulldog athletics and experience the thrill of being part of a spirited community.

In conclusion, Mississippi State University is a renowned educational institution that offers a wide range of academic opportunities, cutting-edge research initiatives, and a strong commitment to service. With its beautiful campus, vibrant student life, and strong ties to the community, MSU provides an enriching environment for students to grow and succeed. Whether pursuing a degree in the arts, sciences, or any other field, students at Mississippi State University can expect a comprehensive and rewarding education that prepares them for a successful future.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations