MTSU hosts Rutherford County College Night Sept. 8

Sep 02, 2021 at 07:30 am by WGNS

An MTSU adviser assists prospective students by providing information and answering their questions during a recent recruiting event in the MTSU Student Union Ballroom. More than 50 colleges will attend the annual Rutherford County College Night, hosted by MTSU, from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8. All attendees will be required to wear masks in accordance with COVID-19 protocols. (MTSU file photo by Cat Curtis Murphy)

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Area high school students, their parents and families are invited to attend the upcoming Rutherford County College Night — one of the first college recruiting fairs in the Middle Tennessee region this fall.

The event, hosted annually by MTSU, features 50 colleges and universities from across the Southeast. It will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8, in the Student Union Ballroom, 1768 MTSU Blvd., on the Middle Tennessee State University campus in Murfreesboro.

For general information, visit  

All attendees will be required to wear a mask, in accordance with COVID-19 protocols.

Guests will be able to park in the Student Union Lot starting at 5:30 p.m., with overflow parking in the gravel lot behind Scarlett Commons across from the softball field. 


Public, private and homeschool students from Rutherford and surrounding counties are welcome to attend the free event.

There also is no cost for students or their parents to register for the automated fair online through the automated system at

MTSU will have a huge presence at the event, manning at least 15 tables in the large ballroom.

To find parking and building location, a printable campus map is available at

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