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3 Recent Alumnus

Nightlife: People love to party and have a good time but they seem to know how to balance work with pleasure

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3 College Sophomore

Nightlife: If you have transportation, then it's great. If you don't, then you have to make friends fast.

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3 College Freshman

Nightlife: My school is wanted abyss HBCUs to attend. It is reaching history and very diverse. Even though we have a few students we are students everyday. The professors really care about you and make sure you past and know the material so that you can have a successful career.

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4 College Sophomore

Nightlife: Parties are epic! The Greeks throw awesome parties especially the Delta Delta chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. The Regency and Mansion are great venues for college parties! The Palisades are close to campus and are also fun but those tend to get shut down by security and management quicker. Party buses are provided so that students can get to parties!

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1 College Sophomore

Nightlife: I did not go to many college parties. I go to local clubs.


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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 328th
    Best Drink Prices
  • 527th
    Biggest Party Schools
  • 849th
    Tamest Party Scenes

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

JSU is not a party school per se, but students know how to have fun. Different organizations host parties and social gatherings after hours to give the students something to do after all homework has been put aside. Many students who are strictly academics still find the time to go out and have a little fun. The campus offers a bowling station for those who do not want to go out. Freshmen tend to create things to do until they are of age.

Thursday is College Night, and this is the day that many students get dressed up and go out looking for love. Thursdays have become the best day out of the week. Many students arrange their class schedule to avoid having early morning Friday classes, or no classes at all on Friday. Friday and Saturday nights are usually the casual go out to eat or shopping nights. Many students hang around, or explore the rest of the state.

Facts & Statistics

Primary Areas with Nightlife
  • Flowood
  • Lakeland Drive
Favorite Drinking Games
  • Beer Pong
  • Bullsh*t
Closing Time
3 a.m.
Cheapest Place to Get a Drink
Applebee's, Cheddars, Mugshots

Club ListingsWhat's This?

Touch Nightclub

105 E. Capitol St.


Mardi Gras

824 S. State St.

(601) 969-6718

Freelon's Bar & Groove

440 N. Mill St.

(601) 949-2535

Bar ListingsWhat's This?

Julep Restaurant & Bar

4500 I-55 North

(601) 362-1411

Last Call Sports Grill

1428 Old Square Rd.

(601) 713-2700

Mug Shots

4245 Lakeland Dr.


(601) 932-4031

Hal & Mal's Restaurant & Brewery

200 Commerce St.

(601) 948-0888


2389 Lakeland Dr.


(601) 939-4060

Buffalo Wild Wings

808 Lake Harbour Dr.


(601) 856-0789

Cheddar's Casual Cafe

111 Market St.


(601) 992-7770

What to Do if You're Not 21What's This?

Gattitown Arcade

772 Lake Harbour Dr.


(601) 605-9191

Student Polls

Rate the off-campus bar and club scene on the following topics    Based on 31 responses

Very poor
  • Convenience to get to
  • Cover charges
  • Distance from campus
  • Drink prices
  • Fun
  • Variety/number of options

What's the best way to get to the popular nightlife spots?    Based on 30 responses

  • 7% There are no good options.
  • 80% Use a designated driver.
  • 3% School-provided shuttles/buses.
  • 3% Public transportation.
  • 3% Taxis.
  • 3% Walk.

What is the party scene like on campus?    Based on 31 responses

  • 23% Parties? What parties?
  • 16% Good parties are few and far between.
  • 23% Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
  • 23% Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
  • 16% Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.

Where can you find the best parties?    Based on 12 responses

  • 27% Greeks
  • 23% The mansion
  • 20% Palasades
  • 20% Regincy
  • 10% Apartments

What is the biggest party event of the year?    Based on 16 responses

  • 94% Homecoiming
  • 6% Homecoming
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