Mississippi Coalition of Partners in Prevention

The MCPP is a connected group of higher education professionals who address health and safety issues on our various campuses. We do this by providing professional development & networking opportunities, assessment tools, resources for evidence -based programming, & research on prevention best-practices. We represent both private and public colleges and universities in the state of Mississippi.

MCPP Vision

To sustain a statewide network of staff, faculty, and students empowering our campuses and communities to engage in positive health and safety behaviors.

MCPP Mission

To connect and support institutions of higher education in Mississippi to address campus health and safety issues.

Membership Application

Mississippi Coalition of Partners in Prevention (MCPP) is a group of universities and community colleges in Mississippi that have joined forces to collaborate in planning, implementing, and evaluating researched best-practices for alcohol and other prevention programming to support education/prevention and safety for college students. Membership to the MCPP is free of charge, and all institutions of higher education (universities and community colleges) in Mississippi are invited to participate.

MCPP provides training, resources, and support for members. The pursuit of external funding is a priority, which will allow us to continue to provide prevention program guidance, as well as opportunities for training and meetings. Only institutions that have completed the “Membership Application” will be eligible to participate in any collaboration opportunities provided by MCPP.

Institutions desiring to be recognized as members of MCPP agree to the following:

Attend meetings and conference calls each year.

Distribute prevention materials to campus staff and students, as appropriate.

Conduct alcohol education/prevention and general programming at your institution and

share successes/failures with MCPP members.

Participate in your local community coalition (as appropriate).

MCPP Universities and Colleges

Mississippi Universities

Alcorn State University

Delta State University

Jackson State University

Mississippi State University

Mississippi University for women

Mississippi Valley State University

Rust College

University of Mississippi

The University of Southern Mississippi

Mississippi Community Colleges

Coahoma Community College

Copiah-Lincoln Community College

East Central Community College

East Mississippi Community College

Hinds Community College

Holmes Community College

Jones County Junior College

Meridian Community College

Mississippi Delta Community College

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

Northwest Mississippi Community College

Pearl River Community College

Southwest Mississippi Community College

Non-University Members

Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL)

Mississippi Community College Board


MCPP colleges and universities participate in various initiatives throughout the year. To have your initiatives posted here, please send an email to mcppcl2021@gmail.com