February 2nd Beginning at 9:30 a.m.

Welcome to The W

The Office of Admissions invites you to attend our Open House on Friday, February 2, 2024.

We hope that you will join us!

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Cherry blossoms bloom in front of Welty Hall


Check-in & Registration

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Nissan Auditorium,
Parkinson Hall

Find Parkinson Hall

Meet with the Office of Admissions staff and introduce yourself to your fellow students as we prepare for an informative day!

The W Overview

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Nissan Auditorium,
Parkinson Hall

Find Parkinson Hall

During this session you will learn more about what makes The W a special place, how to be admitted, award opportunities available to you, and more!

Student Service Q & A

11:00 a.m. - Noon
Nissan Auditorium,
Parkinson Hall

Find Parkinson Hall

Participate in this question and answer session with representatives from Financial Aid, Housing, Police Department, Information Technology Services, and Student Life.


Hogarth Dining Center

Find Hogarth Dining Center

Join us in the Cafeteria for lunch. For a uniquely Southern meal, enjoy the catfish with hush puppies. (A campus favorite!) Or sample the food from the wide variety of meal stations: Pizza, Pasta, Sandwiches, Burgers and Fries, Salads, and so much more.

Campus Tour

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Starting from Parkinson Hall

Find Parkinson Hall

The W’s campus is absolutely beautiful! See what we have to offer on a tour of our campus led by current W students.

Academic Visits

2:15 - until
The W Campus

After the tour, you will have an opportunity to meet with faculty from each of our colleges. This will give you a chance to learn more about The W’s academic offerings. Find out why our faculty are so well known for their personalized attention to the students.

Our Location

The W is located in beautiful, historic Downtown Columbus.
Our address (for GPS directions) is:

1100 College Street
Columbus, MS 39701


If you would like to stay the night in Columbus, the city offers many hotels, and bed & breakfast options. See the full list provided by the Columbus Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Columbus Visitors Bureau

Downtown Columbus with The W Banners on lightposts