Directions, Parking, and Local Info

The Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library is open to the public.

Operational Guidance

  • You must wear a mask to enter Mitchell Memorial Library and the Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library.
  • We can not provide guided tours during this time.
  • Library capacity is limited. Please call or email us if you have any questions.

For more information on Library hours and updated operational guidelines, please visit https://guides.library.msstate.edu/coronavirus.

The Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library is located on the fourth floor of Mitchell Memorial Library, on the beautiful campus of Mississippi State University, in Starkville, Mississippi.

Parking

When visiting MSU’s campus, you must obtain and prominently display a parking permit.

The Parker™ app (available for iPhone and select Android devices) can help you find parking lots on and off campus.

Transit

S.M.A.R.T. (Starkville-MSU Area Rapid Transit) stops at Mitchell Memorial Library Monday-Friday on the Central Loop route. MSU’s own shuttle system runs throughout campus and into Starkville, with special shuttles for late nights and game days. The Central Loop route stops regularly at Mitchell Memorial Library. Visit Parking and Transit Operations for more information.

Accommodations

Overnight guests can find accommodations at the Eugene Butler Guest House. Call (662) 325-4140 to make reservations or visit http://housing.msstate.edu/guest/ to learn more.

The Greater Starkville Development Partnership maintains a list of off-campus hotels.

Dining

Einstein Bros. Bagels, located on Mitchell Memorial Library’s 2nd floor, offers coffee, bagels, salads, sandwiches, and more. A short walk across the Drill Field will bring you to a wide variety of dining options, including the Marketplace at Perry and Colvard Student Union’s fast food selections.

The Greater Starkville Development Partnership maintains a list of off-campus restaurants.

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