Mississippi College

Special Events

Preview Days

Preview Days are your chance to get a broad look at MC and everything we have to offer.  Attend a Preview Day and you can:

  • hear from speakers across campus
  • sit in on classrooms of your choice
  • meet with reps from our various campus organizations and academic departments
  • tour our beautiful campus

Upcoming Preview Days

  • September 13, 2014
  • November 8, 2014
  • April 11, 2015

Prospective Student Receptions

Prospective Student Receptions are for high school or transfer students considering MC as their college choice. At our receptions, you will have the opportunity to hear from and meet administrators, faculty members, admissions counselors, and current students. Mark your calendar and join us for a fun and informative evening.

Upcoming Reception Dates

  • Feb. 11-Coast Reception
  • Feb. 13- Hattiesburg Reception
  • Feb. 20-Memphis Reception
  • Feb. 25-Birmingham Reception


Orientation is the final step of the journey to MC. At orientation you will:

  • register for classes
  • get to know the campus
  • meet the people with whom you will share your college experience

Upcoming Orientation Dates

  • April 15: Transfer Early Registration - Agenda
  • June 4: Transfer Orientation
  • June 5-6: Freshmen Orientation 1
  • June 19-20: Freshmen Orientation 2
  • July 10-11: Freshmen Orientation 3
  • July 28: Transfer Mini Orientation
  • August 25: Regular Registration

Presidential Scholarship Interview Weekends

Students with a 29 ACT or higher (or a 1280 SAT) are classified as Presidential Scholars and will receive one of our highest scholarship awards.  Each year, we are honored to have over 100 Presidential Scholars attend our interview weekends, which include a dinner with the President on Friday night (family is invited to attend), followed by panel-style interviews on Saturday.  A select number of Presidential Scholars are chosen to receive additional awards of up to $15,000 per year. 

Upcoming Presidential Weekends

  • January 31-Feb. 1st
  • February 27-28