Students studying with the ELI stay in on-campus residence halls while at MSU during late May, June, and/or July. Unfortunately due to occupancy maximums, groups studying at MSU from August to mid-May must find and stay in off-campus housing.
There are over 30 apartment complexes in Starkville. Prices vary according to the proximity to the campus, room quality, and the size of the apartments. Rental rates range from about $475 to $750 per month. Students who wish to rent an apartment should come to Starkville three to four weeks before classes begin in order to find a suitable apartment.
The official MSU student I.D. card is issued to all students. Use the card to:
For more information, visit the campus card website
John C. Longest Student Health Center is a full-service medical clinic located on the campus of MSU. All currently enrolled students and their families can use the Student Health Center. Health Center services include health education, pharmacy, allergy clinic, lab, physical therapy, travel clinic, and x-rays.
MSU offers numerous dining facilities available to all students. In the cafeteria, dining options consist of breakfast, lunch, or dinner, with international entrees, grill, deli, and salads. The Colvard Student Union food court offers various take-out restaurants and is a common place to meet, greet, study, and eat between classes.
The MSU Shuttle Service is operated by Parking Services with campus bus routes that run continually Monday-Friday. In addition to campus routes, the MSU Shuttle Service has a night and Saturday route for access to off-campus dining, shopping, and businesses. Students, staff, faculty members, and campus guests may all use the shuttles free of charge.
A modern fitness and recreation center serving all MSU students including two gymnasia, 1/8-mile indoor jogging track, racquetball courts, indoor pool, table tennis, weight rooms, locker rooms, semester fitness courses, and much more! For a view of all recreational programs and facilities, visit the Department of Recreational Sports.
The MSU library system, the largest in Mississippi, is available to all students with an official MSU student ID card. The library holds workshops, events, and has a large collection of DVDs available for students.
MSU offers several computer labs for students to use and the ELI also offers a computer lab.