Future Residents

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Freshman Residency Requirement

One of the best parts of freshmen year is that you are able to live on-campus with hundreds of potential new best friends just minutes away from your classes and all of the fun activities on campus!

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Freshman Housing Assignments

Housing assignments for new undergraduate students are based primarily on the student's date of application for admission, but may consist of a variety of other factors.

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Living-Learning Communities

The Department of Housing & Residence Life is proud to collaborate with on-campus partners to offer a variety of Living-Learning Communities (LLCs), including a variety of academic colleges, majors, and organizations.

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Moving In

The Bulldog Family rolls out the maroon carpet on move-in day to help incoming students move into their residence halls during the MVNU2MSU event!

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Campus Services

There are dozens of Campus Services at Mississippi State that will assist you while you are here! 


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Upperclassmen & Transfer Students

Upperclassmen and transfer students are encouraged to live on campus because of the convenience it provides, the freedom to get involved, and the opportunities to meet new people.

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Living on campus is an important part of the Mississippi State experience for many students, and it is an exciting transition for you as well. We look forward to serving as your partner in this changing time in your student's life.

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Policies & Procedures

Check out this section to find out more about our policies on housing assignments, roommates, housing fees, maintenance, and more.

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Do you still have questions? Read more in our frequently asked questions section to learn more.

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