What is Maroon VIP?
Maroon VIP is a volunteer student organization that greets all Mississippi State University guests with a warm southern welcome. These students serve the Welcome Center, the Office of the President and any other University department requesting the services of tours, information and events.
How Maroon VIPs are chosen?
To be eligible to apply for Maroon IVP, applicants must be full-time students with at least two semesters remaining at Mississippi State, as well as a minimum GPA of 2.5. The recruitment process involves both group and individual interviews with a selection committee. Once those are complete the selection committee determines if the student is compatible with the needs of the Welcome Center and President's office. Character, personailty, friendliness, dependability, and an authentic love for our university are key considerations when choosing MVIPs.
Recruitment is now underway! Applications, and the $10 processing fee, are due October 18th. They may be turned in to the Welcome Center, or they may be turned in at our MANDATORY Convocation, which will be held in the Union Foster Ballroom at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 18th.
Applications Go Live: September 27
Applications Due: October 18
Interest Meeting: October 3 @ 6 p.m. in McCool Hall, Taylor Auditorium
MANDATORY Convocation: October 18 @ 6:30 p.m. in Union, Foster Ballroom
Group Interviews: October 23-27
Individual Interviews: October 31-November 2
Applicants will sign up for group interview times at the Convocation, where they will get the chance to learn more about our organization as well as meet current Maroon VIPs!