Open Doors

Friday, March 6, 2020 at 8:00 AM until 2:30 PMCentral Standard Time

Millsaps College
1701 N State St
Jackson, MS 39210
United States


Open Doors is an invitation-only visit program for admitted students and their families. This unique event showcases Millsaps' commitment to academic excellence on-and off-campus through learning experiences across the street and around the globe! 

Open Doors Date: 
     Friday, March 6, 2020

Tentative March Schedule: 
    8:00 AM - 8:40 AM       Check-in and Light Breakfast
    8:50 AM - 9:05 AM       Welcome and Program Overview 
    9:30 AM - 10:45 AM     Capital City/College Town: guided tour of the "classrooms" beyond our campus  
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Compass Curriculum: Millsaps' first year is different from any other school 
    12:00 PM - 12:45 PM     Lunch and Faculty Conversations
    12:45 PM - 2:30 PM       Music in the Bowl + Campus & Community Organizations Fair
    2:00 PM - 4:30 PM         Optional: Financial Aid Walk-in Hours
    2:30 PM - 4:30 PM         Optional: Campus Tours OR Dorm Room Tours     

Although our event doesn't start until Friday morning, you are invited to join our local community on Thursday evening to explore local music, great food from local, independent restaurants, bakeries, and cafes, plus browse unique shops and galleries. Here are links to learn more about great restaurants and shops in the Fondren neighborhood

Here are a few suggestions on hotels and even more restaurants if you plan to arrive early or stay after the event to enjoy Jackson! 

Directions to Millsaps Admissions from I-55: Take Woodrow Wilson Drive, Exit 98A, and turn left at the third light (North State Street). Millsaps College will be on the right. For visit programs, please enter campus at the North Gate entrance (turn right at the first light on North State Street).
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REMINDER: Open Doors is available to admitted high school seniors and admitted transfer students only.