Take Back the Night Glow Run is a fun run that brings awareness to sexual assault. It will be held Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 at the MSU Chadwick Lake Walking Track. Check-In will start at 6PM and festivities will start around 8PM. This event is FREE for students, staff, faulty, and the Starkville community. During check-in, the participants will also receive FREE GLOW GEAR.


What is Sexual Assault?

Sexual assault is the intentional sexual contact with another person without that person's consent. It is an act of aggression and power and is intended to overpower, degrade and humiliate the victim.

What is Violence?

Healthy vs. Unhealthy Relationships

Signs of a Healthy Relationships

Signs of Unhealthy Relationships

Why Do They Stay?

Cycle of Violence

You Can Help

Safety Plan

Campus Resources

Office of Compliance & Integrity, Title IX Coordinator 662-325-8124
Mississippi State University Police Department 662-325-2121
Mississippi State University Be Safeline 662-325-3333
The Longest Student Health Center 662-325-2431
The Department of Health Promotion and Wellness/Sexual Assault 662-325-2090
Student Counseling Services 668-325-2091
Dean of Students 662-325-3611

Local Resources

Oktibbeha County Regional Medical Center
400 Hospital Road
Starkville, MS 39759-2163
(662) 323-4320
Starkville Police Department
101 East Lampkin Street
Starkville, MS 39759
(662) 323-4134
P.O. Box 5354
Columbus MS 39704-5354
Business: (662) 327-2259
Hotline/Crisis Line: (601) 485-2828
Shelter & Assistance in Family Emergencies, Inc.
P.O. Box 985
Tupelo MS 38802
Business: (601) 841-9138 or (601) 841-2273

State Resources

Mississippi Coalition Against Sexual Assault
P.O. Box 4172
Jackson, MS 39296
Business: (601) 948-0555
Toll Free: (888) 987-9011
Mississippi Coalition Against Domestic Violence
P.O. Box 333
Biloxi MS 39533
(601) 436-3809
Gulf Coast Women's Center
P.O. Box 333
Biloxi MS 39533
Business: (601) 436-3809
Hotline/Crisis: (601) 435-1968
Toll Free: (800) 800-1396
Shelter for Battered Families, Catholic Charities
P.O. Box 2248
Jackson MS 39225
Business: 601-366-0750
Hotline/Crisis: (601) 366-0222
Toll Free: (800) 273-9012
Care Lodge Domestic Violence Shelter, Inc.
P.O. Box 5331
Meridian MS 39302
Business: (601) 482-8719
Hotline/Crisis: (601) 693-4673
Catholic Charles Guardian Shelter for Battered Families
P.O. Box 874
Natchez MS 39121
Business: (601) 442-0142
Hotline/Crisis: 442-0142
Toll Free: (800) 273-6938
Jackson Rape Crisis Center
200 North Congress Street, Suite 100
Jackson, MS 39201-2248
Business: (601) 366-0750
Hotline/Crisis: (601) 982-7273
House of Grace (Southaven)
8625 Highway 51
North Southaven, MS 38671-3643
Business: (662) 342-1432




Sorry, the Take Back the Night at MSU is at full capacity! Unfortunately, there will not be on-site registration at the event on Saturday.

Look for future Health Promotion and Wellness events! Thank you!