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Commencement Location

Commencement is held at the Mississippi Coliseum, 1207 Mississippi Street, Jackson, MS 39202. Phone: (601) 961-4000.

Free parking is available on all sides of the building, with handicapped parking in the front of the building at the Mississippi Street entrance. There are two elevators – one just inside the front door to the right and another further down the hall, also to the right. Marked seating for handicapped persons and one visitor is very limited. Please encourage your friends or family members who are unable to climb stairs or who use a wheelchair to come early. The Coliseum does not provide wheelchairs.

Absolutely no balloons or party items are allowed inside the Coliseum.

Get directions via Google Maps
Mississippi Coliseum & Fair Grounds
1207 Mississippi Street
Jackson, MS 39202
Phone: (601) 961-4000
Fax: (601) 354-6545
From I-55, take exit 96B onto High Street, then take a left at second light. The Coliseum will be directly ahead.