MC

Mississippi College

Web Guidelines

The following editorial guidelines apply to all University Web sites and Web pages.

PROFESSIONALISM

All official University Web sites must present information using the highest editorial standards (spelling, punctuation, grammar, style, etc.). Web sites that contain editorial errors will be requested by the Office of Public Relations to make the necessary corrections.

CURRENCY AND ACCURACY

All pages should be reviewed regularly to ensure that they are current and accurate.  Links (especially links to non-mc.edu sites) should be checked regularly to ensure functionality.  Outdated pages should be deleted from the server.

PRIVACY STATEMENT

All official University Web sites and pages should adhere to the Mississippi College Privacy Statement.  A link to this information may be found on the footer of the Mississippi College home page.

Times and Dates

Times should be written in the following format: 8:30 a.m., 10:30 p.m. 
24-hour time should not be used.

When found within body copy or when used alone or with only a year, the month should be spelled out.  Only in places where space is limited should months be abbreviated. 

Examples

  • Jan. 24, 1826
  • October 24, 2025

Locations

Postal abbreviations (e.g., MS) should only be used for addresses or in locations where space is limited.

Examples  

  • Mississippi College is located in Clinton, Mississippi.
  • 200 S. Capitol Street, Clinton, MS 39058

Phone Numbers

All phone numbers on University Web sites should use only periods for separation.  Parenthesis and dashes should never be used.

Example
601.925.3000