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About Us

Welcome to the Bulldog Family!

Transitioning to college can sometimes be stressful for families, too. The Office of Parent & Family Services (OPFS) is dedicated to helping you and your student navigate through the transition to life at Mississippi State University.
OPFS offers services and opportunities for families to connect with campus officials, campus resources, and other MSU families. We are completely committed to creating a partnership with you and we hope this partnership will provide you with the resources necessary to assist your student find success at MSU.

Please feel free to contact us at any time with questions and concerns.

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Our Mission

The Office of Parent and Family Services recognizes parents and family members as a valuable resource to each student. We want to serve as the liaison between your family, your student, and the university community. We hope to help you fully understand and navigate the many campus resources, provide you with timely communications, and promote meaningful parental involvement that will allow for optimum student development and success. 

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Our Staff

The staff in the Office of Parent and Family Services works hard to provide families the necessary resources and guidance to help your student navigate through the university experience. We are always here to answer any of your questions or concerns.