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Health and Wellness

Break Time for Nursing Mothers

Mississippi State University provides reasonable break time for faculty and staff employees to express breast milk as well as provision of an appropriate location to express breast milk.

Lactation Support Rooms

  • Cullis Wade Depot / Welcome Center, 2nd floor, Room 2103
  • Colvard Student Union, 3rd floor, Room 351
  • Humphrey Coliseum, Room 309
  • Longest Student Health Center, 3rd floor, Room 3102
  • Thad Cochran Research Park,100 Research Boulevard,1st floor, Room 101
  • Thompson Hall, 1st floor, Room 100C
  • The Wise Center , Room L3017

These rooms will be available from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday-Friday; excluding special events and holidays. The Colvard Student Union and The Welcome Center/Cullis Wade Depot will be available during most game day events on campus.


MSU Sanderson Center

A guest pass allows new employees to enjoy the services of Mississippi State's award-winning recreation facility for 30 days – at no charge. Guest passes are available from Human Resources Management, 150 McArthur Hall. To activate the pass, go to the Member Services Office in the Sanderson Center (open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.). Faculty and staff can join the Sanderson Center at any time. Fees may be paid by the month, semester, or year.

Wellness Connection at OCH

A corporate rate is available for MSU employees and their dependents. The full cost of the initial health assessment and monthly participation fee is the employee's responsibility. Visit the HealthPlex, which is adjacent to Oktibbeha County Hospital, 400 Hospital Road, Starkville.

Student Health Center

University faculty and staff and families (except for children under 12) who do not have a local physician can use the Student Health Center.