Mississippi State landscape architecture students are working with MSU Facilities Management to build a courtyard adjacent to the Landscape Architecture Building on the south side of campus.

University officials, along with city and state leaders, celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Starkville-Mississippi State University Area Rapid Transit (SMART) system on Monday. The free campus-community routes already attract more than 5,000 riders each day.

Mississippi State University and its leaders earned national recognition recently for promoting and maintaining healthy trees and inspiring faculty, staff, students and community members to conserve.

Officials from the Mississippi Recycling Coalition were at Mississippi State Tuesday [Jan. 14] to present the university with the "Educational Institution Recycler of the Year" award.

On Friday, December 20, 2013, portions of Barr Avenue and George Perry Street will be closed for construction activities related to the New Classroom Building project.

Closure of Barr Avenue and George Perry Street

Mississippi State University is adding another component to its sustainable campus initiative. MSU has partnered with SmartWatt Energy to implement a large-scale energy efficient lighting and lighting control project, commonly referred to as SmartLighting.


Beginning Tuesday September 10, 2013, a portion of the parking behind Middleton, Roberts, and the Central Plant will be closed for construction activities for the new Thermal Storage project.

Parking Closure Behind Middleton, Roberts, and Central Plant

Heith Fox and Douglas Dumas of Facilities Management put the finishing touches on the Fixit bicycle station outside of Oak Hall. The Fixit includes all the tools needed to perform basic bicycle repairs and maintenance, including changing a flat tire and adjusting brakes.

Fixit Station

STARKVILLE, Miss.--Mississippi State is being honored by a national publication for its facility maintenance decisions resulting in more than $20 million in savings over seven years from decreased energy consumption.

J.D. Hardy

July 8, 2013 Employees may now register for parking permits on-line. The 2013-14 permits will be sent to the U.S Postal address provided when registering. Employee permits cost $125, with the option for parking fees to be treated as a pre-tax payroll deduction.

Employee Parking Permits