Graduation parking, traffic flow details announced

Parking Operations at Mississippi State University is preparing for spring commencement on the Starkville campus, which takes place Friday [May 16] at 7 p.m. and Saturday [May 17] at 10 a.m.

Please review the map posted with this news brief for details about parking and traffic flow. The map highlights available parking areas, plus handicap parking and handicap unloading/loading on Humphrey Coliseum's east side. Guests using handicap parking must have a valid handicap placard and/or license plate.

The Friday graduation program includes the colleges of Agriculture and Life Sciences and its School of Human Sciences; Bagley College of Engineering and its Swalm School of Chemical Engineering; Education; Forest Resources; and Veterinary Medicine.

The Saturday program will feature graduates from the colleges of Architecture, Art and Design; Arts and Sciences; and Business and its Adkerson School of Accountancy.

Ertharin Cousin, executive director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), will deliver the commencement address to nearly 2,800 degree candidates.

More information about commencement is available through the Office of the Registrar at

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