Mississippi Valley State University is committed to operating its intercollegiate athletics program with the highest degree of integrity and professionalism, and we urge you to conduct yourself accordingly. MVSU strives to provide the best experience possible for our student-athletes during their time here.  Of the many areas that contribute to this experience, compliance is a cornerstone of that experience. The Compliance Office wishes to have an open line of communication to foster an environment of cooperation and education in order to best provide a rewarding experience for all of our student-athletes and fans. If you have any questions regarding such rules and regulations, please contact the MVSU Compliance Office at (662) 254-3550. We would like to thank you for all you do in support of the MVSU Athletic Department and encourage you to continue to work within the rules and regulations of the NCAA and SWAC.


Five Important Rules

  1. PLEASE ASK BEFORE DOING ANYTHING for prospective or enrolled student-athletes
  2. Only coaches and athletic department staff members are permitted to be involved in the recruiting process.
  3. Prospective student-athletes remain prospects until they start classes or practice at MVSU.
  4. If a student-athlete accepts any benefits based on his or her special status as a student-athlete, the student-athlete will lose all eligibility for intercollegiate athletic participation.
  5. Any form of communication with prospects is strictly prohibited, including through social media platforms such as Facebook and twitter.