Contact Information 



Dr. Valerie K. Thompson
Assistant Vice President for Professional Development/Readiness
 

1000 ASU Drive #660
Lorman, MS 39096-7500
James L. Bolden Campus Union, 2nd Floor

Email:  valerie@alcorn.edu  

Office: 601-877-6385
    Fax:    601-877-4052
 

 

Directions

 

Alcorn State University is approximately an equal distance - 40 miles - from Vicksburg to the north and Natchez to the south. The University is 80 miles southwest of the state capital, Jackson. 

From the east or west via I-20: Take the U.S. Hwy 61 exit, travel approximately 40 miles, and exit onto Mississippi Hwy 552 west. Follow the signs for 7 miles to the campus.   

From the north or south via I-55:
(1) From I-55 in Jackson, MS take take I-20 west to Vicksburg, MS. Take the exit to U.S. Hwy 61 south to MS Hwy 552 west.
(2) From I-55 at Brookhaven, MS take U.S. Hwy 84 west to MS Hwy 33 north, to US Hwy 61 north to US Hwy 552 west.
(3) From I-55 at McComb, MS take U.S. Hwy 98 west to U.S. Hwy 84 west at Bude, to MS Hwy 33 N to U.S. Hwy 61 north to MS Hwy 552 west.
 

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Jackson, MS is served by Amtrak and most major airlines. Greyhound/Trailways bus service is available to Port Gibson, approximately 20 minutes from campus. With advance arrangements, visiting students may call Campus Police at (601)877-6390 for pick up in Port Gibson.   

 

 

 

Hotel Information

 


 

 

 
Alcorn State 
 

 
     
Student Union Campus 877-6320
Canemount Bed & Breakfast Hwy 552 877-2010 or 800-423-0684
Rosswood Bed & Breakfast Lorman, Hwy 552 E 437-4215 or 800-533-5889

 

 

 
Port Gibson 
 

 
     
Bernheimer House  212 Walnut St. 437-2843
Grand Gulf Inn Hwy 61 N 437-8811
Gibson's Landing 1002 Church St. 437-3432
Oak Square Bed & Breakfast 1207 Church St. 437-5768

 

 

 
Natchez 
 

 
     
Budget Inn 700 Carter, Vidalia, LA 638-5811 or 800-359-9363
The Burn 712 Union St. 442-1344
Comfort Inn 337 D'Evereaux Dr. 446-5500
Days Inn 109 Hwy 61 S 445-8291
Edwards Motel Hwy 84, Jonesville 339-8578
The Guest House 201 N Pearl St 442-1054
Hope Farm 147 Homochitto St. 445-4848
Howard Johnson Lodge 45 Sergeant Prentiss Dr. 442-1691
Isle of Capri  645 Canal St. 445-0605
Lakeview Lodge 1424 Fisherman Dr., Ferriday, LA 757-2267
Les' Charles Inn 1400 Fourth St., Jonesville, LA 339-4540
Monmouth Bed & Breakfast 36 Melrose Ave. 442-5852
Natchez Eola Hotel (Radisson) 110 N Peral St. 445-6000 or 800-333-3333
Natchez Inn 218 John R. Junkin Dr. 442-0221
Ramada Inn Hilltop 130 John R. Junkin Dr. 446-6311
Relax Inn

1351 NE E. Wallace Blvd.
Ferriday, LA

757-9291
Scottish Inn Motel Hwy 61 S 442-9141
Shields Town House 701-Union St. 442-7680
Small Motel 36 Artman Rd. 446-7855
Spokane Resort Motel & Marina 4265 Hwy 568, Ferriday, LA 757-4303
Super 8 Motel Hwy 61 N 442-3686
Super Inn 40 Seargent Prentiss Dr. 446-9272
Terrace Motel Hwy 61 N 445-5516
Trace Motel 68-A Morgantown Rd. 442-7441
Travel Inn 271-A D'Evereaux Dr. 446-8799
Wensel House B & B 206 Washington St. 445-8577

 

 

 
Vicksburg 
 

 
     
Battlefield Inn 4137 I-20 Frontage Rd. 638-5811 or 800-359-9363
Beechwood Inn Hwy 80 E 636-2271
Best Western 2445 N-I20 Frontage Rd. 636-5800
Cherry St. Cottages 2212 Cherry St. 636-7086
Clinton Inn 400 Hwy 80 E., Clinton, MS 924-5313
Comfort Inn 3959 Clay St. 634-8438
Days Inn 2 Pemberton Place 634-1622
Days Inn 1350 Warrenton Rd. 638-7111
Deluxe Inn Exit 31 I-20 636-5121
Dixiana Motel 4041 Washington St. 631-6940
Duff Green Mansion 1114 1st E St. 636-6968
Econo Lodge 3308 Pemberton Sq. Blvd. 636-7881