Showcase Schedule

Plan to arrive by 9:20 a.m. for check-in; many activities end by 11:30 a.m. Get our free Showcase mobile guide to help plan our day with updated schedules, maps, parking info, directions, and more.

9:00 a.m.

Check-in

9:20 – 11:00 a.m.
Plaster Student Union, inside north entrance

Meet the faculty

9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Plaster Student Union, third floor and ballroom

Each of our academic departments will have faculty available to answer your questions.

Student life expo - PSU

9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Plaster Student Union, second floor

Visit with offices and program representatives from several campus organizations and student support services. Don't forget to also visit the student life expo being held at the Welcome Center - there you will find the offices of Financial Aid, Student Employment, Athletics, Study Away and Honors.

Student life expo - Welcome Center

9:30 – 11:30 a.m. 
Welcome Center

Visit with the Offices of Financial Aid, Student Employment, Athletics, Study Away and Honors during this student life expo held in our new Welcome Center! Don't forget to visit the student life expo at the PSU, there you will find offices and program representatives from several other campus organizations and student support services.

Campus shuttle tours

9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 
Plaster Student Union, north entrance shuttle stop

Please allow approximately 30 minutes for tours. Last shuttle leaves at noon.

Foster Recreation Center tours

9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 
Foster Recreation Center, enter through main doors from the south side

The Foster Recreation Center is a place for the entire campus community to work out, play and learn about healthy living.

Photo stations

9:30 – 12:00 p.m. 
Plaster Student Union, second floor and outside by bear statue

Create Showcase memories and pose with MSU props or the bear statue. Prints made on site.

Honors College session

9:45 – 10:15 a.m.
Plaster Student Union, Welcome Center

Students in the top 10 percent of their class or have a 3.9/4.0 GPA and have an ACT of 27 or higher are encouraged to attend.

10:00 a.m.

Admission, financial aid and housing presentation

10:00 – 10:45 a.m.
Plaster Student Union Theater

Learn the basics of admission, financial aid, and housing for high school and college transfer students.

Residence hall tours

10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Tours available at most residence halls

See the different residence hall room layouts and building amenities.

Multicultural programs session

10:15 – 10:45 a.m.
Plaster Student Union, room 313

Learn about the services and programs provided by the university.

Study Away session

10:20 – 10:40 a.m. 
Davis-Harrington Welcome Center

Learn about opportunities to study and live abroad and gain valuable language and intercultural skills.

Honors College session

10:45 – 11:15 a.m.
Plaster Student Union, room 313

Students in the top 10 percent of their class or have a 3.9/4.0 GPA and have an ACT of 27 or higher are encouraged to attend.

11:00 a.m.

Student panel session

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Plaster Student Union Theater

Students share their experiences about choosing Missouri State.

Admission, financial aid and housing presentation

11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Plaster Student Union Theater

Learn the basics of admission, financial aid, and housing for high school and college transfer students.

Lunch on your own

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Various dining options

Dining options include a specially priced buffet meal at the Garst Dining Hall and dining options in the Plaster Student Union Food Court.

12:00 p.m.

Walking tours of campus

12:00 p.m., 12:30 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. 
Meet at bronze bear statue north of the Plaster Student Union

See yourself at Missouri State by taking a walking campus tour with a current student. Please allow 30-45 minutes for the complete tour.

Academic building tour–Brick City

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  
Plaster Student Union, north entrance shuttle stop

The Brick City Academic Building tour will showcase Missouri State's Art and Design learning community and gallery. The Brick City shuttle bus will depart beginning at 11:40 a.m. for a 12:10 p.m. presentation and tour. Multiple shuttles departing.

Academic building tour–the O'Reilly Clinical Health Sciences Building, Professional Building, and McQueary Family Health Sciences Hall

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  
Plaster Student Union, north entrance shuttle stop

Tour the O'Reilly Clinical Health Sciences Building as well as the Professional Building for Biomedical, Sports Medicine and Athletic training facilities. Multiple shuttles departing, beginning at 11:50 a.m. The last shuttle will depart at 12:30 p.m.

12:30 p.m.

Walking tours of campus

12:30 p.m.
Meet at bronze bear statue north of the Plaster Student Union

See yourself at Missouri State by taking a walking campus tour with a current student. Please allow 30-45 minutes for the complete tour.

Student panel

12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Plaster Student Union Theater

Students share their experiences about choosing Missouri State.

Academic building tour–Craig Hall

12:30 – 1:00 p.m.  
Craig Hall

Tour our media, journalism and film labs.

Academic building tour–Ellis Hall

12:30 – 1:00 p.m.  
Ellis Hall

Find your forte! Tour our facilities dedicated to music instruction.

Academic building tour–Hill Hall

12:30 – 1:00 p.m.  
Hill Hall

Meet faculty and students from our College of Education. Tour classroom spaces.

Academic building tour–Karls Hall

12:30 – 1:00 p.m.  
Karls Hall

Visit with faculty and students from Darr School of Agriculture.

Academic building tour–McQueary Family Health Science Hall

12:30 – 1:00 p.m.  
McQueary Family Health Science Hall

Tour our Physical Therapy classrooms.

1:00 p.m.

Walking tours of campus

1:00 p.m. 
Meet at bronze bear statue north of the Plaster Student Union

See yourself at Missouri State by taking a walking campus tour with a current student. Please allow 30-45 minutes for the complete tour.

Explore our facilities

The following facilities and services will also be open for our Showcase guests to visit:

Missouri State Bookstore

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Multicultural Resource Center

9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Plaster Student Union, 141

Meyer Library

10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Level 1 Games Center

11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Plaster Student Union, first floor

Academic buildings

12:30 – 1:00 p.m.