Transfer Orientation

June 27 & July 18

Callaway Hall

Welcome to The W family! We are very excited that you have chosen our university and its rich history. The W was founded in 1884 as the first public college for women in the United States and for over 30 years The W has opened its doors to men.

Today, The W offers men and women a distinctive education that features:

  • Class sizes designed to make education personal
  • Professors who are committed to mentoring their students
  • A curriculum that stretches intellect and instills leadership
  • A community that is as energetic as it is welcoming.


Our four colleges feature more than 50 outstanding majors and concentrations. Outside of the classroom, more than 80 campus organizations make campus dynamic, interesting, and fun.




Register Today!

MUW Orientation
1100 College Street
Columbus, MS 39701

Transfer Transition at The W is a highly informative and interactive program where students and family members will be educated on the odds and ends of the institution.


At this orientation you will…

  • Learn about various resources made available to you as a W student such as the Stark Recreation Center, on campus day care, and financial aid.
  • Get information about on campus living and commuting to campus
  • Meet with your advisor and register for classes
  • Get university ID made
  • Meet with various campus student organizations


Family members will…

  • Participate in programming specifically for them
  • Meet with various campus resources that will be available to their W student.


Attendance at Transfer Transition is strongly encouraged as it is a new student’s first step to a successful experience.  Check in will begin at 9:00 a.m. and we will wrap up by 5:00 p.m.

If you have any questions, please contact Elise Wilson by phone at 662-329-7350 or via e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


Welcome to your W experience!

1100 College Street Columbus, MS 39701phone: 662.329.4750 or 877.462.8439