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Project Director: David McMillen

On-Campus Coordinator: Ty Abernathy

Technical: Nell Valentine


Student Resources

Welcome to Mississippi State University. MSU is committed to helping students make a successful transition to college life. Central to this commitment are various academic programs, resources, and services that are FREE and available to ALL students, not just those having academic difficulties. Assistance is available in many areas, including tutoring for several subjects, preparing for tests, developing effective study skills, writing assignments, choosing a career, changing your major, and using the library. Please call, email, drop by, or visit the websites for further information. THIS IS OUR STATE…beginning in the classroom by going to class each and every time.


Pathfinders Ballew Hall (second floor)
Ty Abernathy     325-0595
Evan Prehn     325-9590
Provides information concerning various academic assistance programs, resources and services. The primary focus of Pathfinders is class attendance by freshmen. Regular class attendance is a major factor in determining the academic success of freshmen.


The Math Domain Allen Hall Room 111
Main Number/General Information     325-5805
Kim Walters     325-7161
Monday - Thursday              8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday                                8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Faculty and graduate teaching assistants provide tutoring and help with online homework for Intermediate Algebra, College Algebra, Trigonometry, Business Calculus, and Introduction to Statistics.


Student Counseling Services Hathorn Hall Room 115 C
Monday-Friday             8:00 am - 5:00 pm         325-2091
Student Counseling Services supports the academic mission of Mississippi State University by facilitating the social, psychological and academic functioning of students. SCS offers a variety of direct student services including preventative psycho-educational programming and workshops, individual and group counseling, intensive psychotherapy, urgent care, and 24 hour crisis response. To access SCS services please call 662-325-2091 for an appointment or for urgent care, students may come by our office to see a counselor.


The Learning Center (TLC) Allen Hall Room 267     email:
Dr. Clay Armstrong                  325-2957
Main Office                    8:00 am - 5:00 pm     Monday - Friday
Tutoring                        9:00 am - 7:00 pm     Monday - Thursday
                                   9:00 am - 5:00 pm     Friday
Open Computer Labs      8:00 am - 9:00 pm     Monday - Thursday
    (PC and Mac)             8:00 am - 5:00 pm     Friday
Provides tutoring in various subject areas and courses in study skills and reading; to schedule an appointment, see


Mitchell Memorial Library
(Live Chat, Email and FAQ)

Access Services / Help Desk:            325-7668
Library account, Interlibrary Loan, course reserves, renewals and more.
Research Librarian / Help Desk:        325-7667
Research projects or any questions you have about the library.

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The Career Center Montgomery Hall Room 300     Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cassandra Latimer     325-3344
Provides assistance to all students, including freshmen, about a variety of career issues. Also, provides information about the co-op office (located in McCain Hall Room 335 - 325-3823). See a career advisor and talk about choosing/changing your major; take career assessments to help narrow your choices; start a resume; find internships, co-op opportunities, and part-time jobs; attend career fairs and talk to employers.


University Academic Advising Center 25 Morgan Avenue (corner of Magruder and Morgan)     325-4052
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm     email:
Director: Wes Ammon
Academic Coordinators Jan Odom, Sandra Powe, Ryan Colvin or Tim Fancher can be contacted at the above telephone number or email address. Specializes in student academic advising and program of study alternatives, primarily for undecided/undeclared students, but offers to speak with any student with academic questions.


The MSU Writing Center 94 President's Circle           
The Library or Online Sunday - Thursday 6:00 - 9:00 325-1045
Templeton Athletic Center Monday - Thursday 9:00 - 1:00 @MSU_WC
94 President's Circle Monday - Thursday 10:00 - 6:00 and Friday 10:00 - 1:00
Contact Kayleigh Few 325-1045

The Mississippi State University Writing Center dedicates itself to helping all MSU students develop as writers and critical thinkers. In pursuit of this goal, the Writing Center is staffed by a network of experienced writers that includes undergraduate and graduate students trained in writing center theory, practice, and research as well as faculty from our writing program.



Holmes Cultural Diversity Center Colvard Student Union Suite 220     Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Rasheda Forbes     325-2033
The Holmes Cultural Diversity Center strives to enhance the college experience of students via various services and programs designed to assist them in achieving academic efficiency, to make a smooth transition to college life, and to grow in their awareness and appreciation of different cultures.


Student Support Services Montgomery Hall Room 300    Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Julie Capella     325-3335
Provides supportive services for students who have an academic need, who are first generation, and/or low income or disabled.


Registrars Office Garner Hall   Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm   Main Telephone: 325-2022
Provides information about admission, registration, withdrawal, academic calendar, exam/class schedules, holds, transcripts, etc.