Information for Graduate/Professional School Representatives

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Fall 2017 Graduate and Professional School Information Day

Tuesday, October 17 – Colvard Student Union Ballroom

Schedule of Events

  • 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. – Check-in and Set-up*
  • 11:00 a.m. to Noon – Lunch served
  • Noon to 3:00 p.m. – Contact with MSU Students
  • 3:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. – Check-out
    *Please arrive in time to set up your display by 11:00 a.m.

Registration Fees and Deadlines

$200 fee includes reservation of 1 display space and lunch for up to 2 representatives. Payment may be made by check or credit card (AmericanExpress, DISCOVER, MasterCard, or VISA). Payment deadline is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 6, 2017. Registration is complete when all fees are received.

Lunch

The registration fee includes registration and lunch for up to 2 representatives.

Equipment

Each organization will be provided an 8’ space which includes one 6’ rectangular table and tablecloth. If you’d like access to electricity, please request it on your registration form. Please bring an extension cord. We will not be able to provide special equipment and services such as TV monitors, projectors, DVDs, screens or an extra table.

Display Drop-off and Parking

To help lighten your load, please drop off any display materials at the Colvard Student Union prior to parking your vehicle. MSU Career Center representatives will be on-hand to pick up your display items and deliver them to your table while you park. Parking permits will allow you to park in any space on campus with the exception of handicapped, timed or campus service parking.

Parking permits and instructions will be emailed to all registrants.

Air Services

The Golden Triangle Regional Airport is located 15 miles east of Starkville. Rental cars are available at the airport.

Lodging

Americas Best Value Inn and Suites, 662-323-6161
Comfort Suites, 662-324-9595
Courtyard Marriott, 338-3116
Hampton Inn, 662-324-1333
Hilton Garden Inn, 662-615-9664
Holiday Inn Express, 662-324-0076
LaQuinta Inns and Suites, 662-270-4100
Microtel Inn and Suites, 662-615-0700

Shipping Displays

You may send your display in advance to :

MSU Career Center
300 Montgomery Hall
25 Old Main
Mississippi State, MS 39762
662-325-3344

Your display will be at your table when you arrive. Please make sure to contact your shipper directly on the date of the event if you want your display shipped from the Colvard Student Union Ballroom:

Federal Express (FedEx), 800-463-3339
United Parcel Service (UPS), 800-742-5877

For additional information, contact:

Edie Irvin
The Career Center
662-325-3344
eirvin@career.msstate.edu