Upcoming Events

International Student Insight Day 2018

Aug 20 @ 8:30 am – Aug 21 @ 12:30 pm

Hosted by HCDC and the International Institute, International Student Insight Day 2018 is designed to help new international students, including freshmen, transfer students, and graduate students, have a smooth transition from their countries or previous locations to campus life at Mississippi State University. Students will be able to learn the system and services of the university as well as building connections and friendships through various interactive activities. A full schedule will be uploaded here by the end of July, 2018. Please contact Kei Mamiya at kmamiya@saffairs.msstate.edu for questions. Click here for the schedule of the days. 

Taylor Auditorium of McCool Hall

Campus Job Fair

Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Are you seeking a part-time position on or off campus? Do you have work-study or need a graduate assistantship? Are you just looking for a volunteer position? Join the Holmes Cultural Diversity Center and the Career Center for our Part-Time Job Fair to find employment.

Foster Ballroom, Colvard Student Union

International Student Mixer

Aug 24 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

HCDC and International Student Advisory Board (ISAB) will host a mixer to bring new and returning international and U.S. students together. This mixer will serve as a relaxing atmosphere to meet new people and embrace your culture through conversations and fun activities. Cultural attire is encouraged, and refreshments will be provided. 

Old Main Lounge, 2nd Floor of Colvard Student Union


Aug 24 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Please join HCDC, LGBTQ+ Union, and Safe Zone Advisory Board as we host a welcome social for LGBTQ+ students, faculty, staff, and their allies. Food and drinks will be provided. 

Sanderson Center

LINC Kick-Off Dinner

Sep 4 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The LINC Kick-Off Dinner is for this year's LINC Program participants including international students, host families/individuals, and U.S. student mentors to meet for the first time and get to know each other. The event includes an orientation of the program, fun activities, and dinner. Applications for the program are available at https://www.linc.msstate.edu/.

Foster Ballroom Salon M, Colvard Student Union

Salsa in the Streets

Sep 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Salsa in the Streets is a celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month through various forms of salsa dancing and food. There will be a dance lesson starting from 7:00 pm, and after the lesson, you can enjoy dancing along with various songs.

Lee Hall Plaza (the space in front of Lee Hall)