Programs & Initiatives


MSU Collegiate Leadership Conference Logo

MSU Collegiate Leadership Conference

Mississippi State University will be hosting a leadership conference for students from MSU and surrounding colleges and universities. The theme of this conference will be The Future is Now: Preparing Tomorrow’s Leaders for Today’s Change.

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Students enjoy a night out in the Cotton District

Cowbell Cabs

Cowbell Cabs is a safe ride system for all university students.

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Students prepare meal packs

Block by Block

The Block by Block Meal Program is a virtual foodbank providing meal assistance to students who are in need.

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A student enjoys a football game with a paw print face painting

Student Association Fan Bus

The Student Association helps organize bus rides for students to attend away SEC Football Games at a subsidized price!

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A student wears a graduation cap decorated with a paw print

Finish in 4

Know your plan, save money! Graduate in 4 years instead of 6 or 8!

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A photo of a bust of Lee wearing a maroon tshirt

True Maroon Campaign

The True Maroon campaign promotes student participation in all things maroon.

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Students crowd the streets in the Cotton District for the annual Bulldog Bash

Bulldog Bash

Bulldog Bash™ is a free event held each fall that features an MSU Football Dawg Rally, Fan-Fare and live music on several stages.

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Students dress in costumes for the annual Costume Carnival

Costume Carnival

The “Costume Carnival” is an annual event that the Student Association holds to engage both the Mississippi State campus and the Starkville community.

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A student wears a shirt that reads, "I follow the one simple rule. I respect the Bell"

Cowbell Yell

Cowbell Yell is the first opportunity for us to teach new students the traditions we hold dear, and to celebrate those traditions with the Bulldog family.

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Students participate in the annual Drill

The Drill

The Drill is the annual pep rally started by students over 7 years ago.

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A student listens during his classroom lecture

Syllabus Bank

The Student Association is striving to work with Administration, Faculty Senate, and the Deans of the various colleges around campus to provide an online Syllabus Bank for Mississippi State students.

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A teacher works through an assignment with a student

Online Teacher Evaluations

The Student Association is working with administration across campus at all levels in order to hopefully implement online teacher evaluations.

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A student studies on their laptop next to the chapel of memories

Open Education Resources (OERs)

The Student Association is working closely with administration around campus to bring free educational resources to Mississippi State’s campus.

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A letterpress poster that reads, "Hope if the pillar of the world."

Campaign for Change

Open forums for students to discuss various issues and topics around campus.

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Students, Faculty, and Staff work together at a table to prepare for an Earth Day event

Sustainable Campus

The Student Association is partnering with various student organizations across campus to work on making the MSU Experience more sustainable.

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Students enjoy an early morning walk to class on campus

Smoke Free Campus

Thanks to a joint effort between the Student Association Senate, Staff Council, and Faculty Senate, MSU became a smoke free campus August 1, 2016.

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