The Islamic Center of Mississippi is an independent organization that serves a widely diverse community of local Muslims in the region. The mosque belonging to the organization was constructed in 1992 near the Mississippi State University campus. It includes plenty of prayer space as well as spaces for classes and recreation. It accommodates a large number of worshipers in the main hall.
The function of the Islamic Center is to offer its members a place to practice and share the beautiful message of Islam by providing religious, educational and recreational facilities. The Islamic Center of Mississippi works to educate its members about Islam through lecture series, talks and festivals. Activities at the center include daily prayers, monthly potlucks and discussion sessions.