Employers - Traveling to MSU

Traveling to MSU

We look forward to having our employers on campus. We hope the information below will help make planning your next recruiting trip easier.

Where is Starkville?

Starkville is located in Northeast Mississippi's Golden Triangle, easily accessible from cities throughout the southeast.

Regional Airports

Golden Triangle Regional Airport (GTR)

  • Centrally located between the cities of Columbus, Starkville and West Point

  • 15 minutes away from Mississippi State University

  • GTR services Atlanta and Memphis.

Jackson-Evers International Airport (JAN)
Jackson-Evers International Airport is approximately 125 miles Southwest of Starkville, MS.


Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM)
Birmingham-Shuttlesworth is approximately 145 miles East of Starkville, MS.


Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL)
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is approximately 287 miles East of Starkville.


Memphis International Airport (MEM)
Memphis International Airport is approximately 164 miles Northwest of Starkville, MS.


Comfort Suites
801 Russell Street


Courtyard Marriot
100 Mercantile Street


Hampton Inn
700 Highway12 


Hilton Garden Inn
975 Highway 12 West


Holiday Inn Express
110 B. Highway 12 West


LaQuinta Inn
982 Highway 12 East


Microtel Inn & Suites
12104 Mississippi 182

Local Restaurants

Directions to Montgomery Hall

The Career Center is located in Montgomery Hall with Student Support Services and The Office of Admissions and Scholarships. For directions to Montgomery Hall, please use this Google Maps link, and add your departure location in the blank.


Thank you for choosing to recruit at MSU! Below are two options for parking on campus during your campus visit; please select the option that best meets your recruitment needs. For additional questions, email our Manager of Employer Relations and Recruiting, Martha Jones at mjones@career.msstate.edu.


Option 1 – Visitor Parking Permit: 

Please visit https://msstateparking.t2hosted.com/Account/Portal, and follow the instructions to request a visitor parking permit prior to your visit on campus. This option offers an emailed PDF parking permit from MSU Parking Services at a minimal cost per day, payable in advance through the online portal. Please view this map for parking locations in close proximity to Montgomery Hall.


Option 2 – Parking Garage at Old Main Academic Center: 

Our newly built parking garage located in the Old Main Academic Building. Spaces are available for a daily fee of $15.00 and will be assessed by the university. Please view this map for location.