The Turner A. Wingo Auditorium is a 455-seat auditorium equipped with a full sound system. The room can be divided into two rooms, each with its own teaching lectern.
The Office of the Registrar is responsible for scheduling the Auditorium for classroom use. MSU faculty, staff and students can reserve the Auditorium for lectures, seminars, special events and performances.
When the Auditorium is not being used for specific classes, MSU faculty, staff, students and MSU-affiliated groups and organizations may request to reserve the auditorium for special academic events. These requests will be reviewed and approved by the Old Main Academic Center Coordinator and the Dean of Libraries. Old Main Academic Center is not available for private events or for groups and individuals not affiliated with the University.
Turner Wingo of Collierville, TN is a general business alumnus (Class of 1967) who has enjoyed a successful career in retail. He was honored as the 2016 National Alumnus and the 2011 College of Business Alumnus. His contributions to MSU include those for the Turner A. Wingo Endowed Professorship in the College of Business, several scholarships, funds for various campus facilities, and support for athletics. He serves on the MSU Foundation's board of directors.