Mississippi College

In just a few short weeks you will BE HERE as college students, and we are excited that you've chosen MC! The best way to BE HERE is to get involved in campus activities right away. Welcome Week is your first chance to do so.

Welcome Week is designed and planned by The CREW, twenty excited upperclassmen who were selected from a competitive pool of student applicants. There will be non-stop events and activities starting the moment you get to campus and continuing throughout the week.These events will provide you with opportunities to mingle with other new Choctaws, the Dean of Students and University Presidents, Club and Tribe members, campus ministry teams, and the Student Government Association.

Events Include

Kick-off Concert with Parachute

Black & White Event with the President Royce

Roadtrip Excursion and Mississippi Braves Game

Dive-in Movie

Night at the Rez

Thriftshop Bowling

Intramural Tournaments and Water Slides

The Event

The DEADLINE to purchase your packet online is Midnight on Saturday August 15, 2014. After that packets will only be available on Move-In Day at a location on the Quad and at Convocation. Packets will not be available to purchase after August 23, 2014.

When will you get your Welcome Week packet?

  • If you are living on campus your packet will be given to you by your RA when you check in on Move-In Day on August 23th.
  • If you are a commuter you can pick up your packet from Welcome Week Headquaters on the Quad or in the lobby of Nelson Hall anytime during Welcome Week.
  • If you are an athlete who is moving in early your packet will be delivered to your room during the week of August 18th.

What to bring to Welcome Week 2014

  • A swimsuit for Sunday Funday so you can beat the heat on the inflateable slip-n-slide! 
  • Something black & white for A Night in Black & White with the President. This can be gym shorts and a t-shirt or a formal dress - whatever you are comfortable in as long as it is black and white!
  • Your best thrift shop finds for our Thriftshop Bowling Night!
  • Besides that...just YOU!

To stay updated on the all the fun to come and let us know how much fun you're having, be sure to follow us on Twitter at @MCWelcomeWeek and tweet at us using #behere.

To check out our Welcome Week concert artist, Parachute, visit their website at www.weareparachute.com, follow them on Twitter at @parachute, or give them a listen on Spotify.


If you have any questions feel free to contact the Office of Student Activities at StudentActivities@mc.edu or call at 601.925.3830.

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