Summer Visit Day

Registration is now closed

We have reached capacity for Summer Visit Day and registration is now closed. If you weren't able to register for Summer Visit Day, please consider one of our daily tours of campus this summer.

Summer Visit Day

Summer Visit Day Schedule

Check-in and most activities take place in the Plaster Student Union. Event details are subject to change.

9:30 a.m.


9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Plaster Student Union, inside north entrance

Shuttle tours of campus

9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 
Plaster Student Union, north entrance shuttle stop. Last shuttle tour departs at Noon.​

Photobooth stations

9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. 
Plaster Student Union, second floor and outside by bear statue

Walking tours of campus (multiple times available)

9:30 – 10:15 a.m. or
9:45 – 10:30 a.m.

Meet at 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.

Admission presentations (multiple times available)

9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. or
10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. or

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. or
11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Plaster Student Union Theater (second floor)
Learn the basics of admission, financial aid, and housing at Missouri State. These presentations are identical in content, just offered at three different times.

10:30 a.m.

Meet the faculty

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 
Plaster Student Union, third floor and ballroom
Our academic colleges will have faculty members available to answer your questions. Also, visit with representatives from our Career Center, Financial Aid, and Residence Life.

Student Expo

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Plaster Student Union, first and second floors
Visit with offices and program representatives from several campus organizations and student support services.

Residence hall tours

10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 
Tours available at most residence halls
See different residence hall room layouts and building amenities.

11:00 a.m.

Apply to be a Bear

11:00 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Plaster Student Union first floor (Office of Student Engagement)
Admissions staff members will be available to assist students wanting to apply online for admission to Missouri State.

12:45 p.m.

Engagement experiences

12:45 – 2:45 p.m.
Individualize your Summer Visit Day by experiencing the following engagement opportunities.

  • 3D Printing: How to Make an Engineer in Your Basement: Learn about engineering and view a 3D printing. Presented by the College of Natural and Applied Sciences.
    Plaster Student Union, Room 317 AB at 12:45, 1:30, and 2:15 p.m.
  • The Marshmallow Challenge: The Marshmallow Challenge is a fun, interactive session that combines treats and academic success. Come learn how working on a team can lead to business success. We will provide the marshmallows. Presented by the College of Business.
    Plaster Student Union, Room 315 ABC at 1:30 and 2:15 p.m.
  • Spelunking with Plato: Join us for a thought-provoking and participatory re-enactment of the world's most famous allegory. And while you're here, learn the secret to becoming an educated citizen in the College of Humanities and Public Affairs. Stuffed animals will be provided.
    Plaster Student Union, Room 312 ABC at 12:45, 1:30, and 2:15 p.m. 
  • One Room Schoolhouse: Experience the transformation of education from our One Room Schoolhouse to the Greenwood Laboratory School and how students in the College of Education benefit from both.
    One Room School House at 12:45, 1:30, and 2:15 p.m.
  • Film critic for a day: Be a film critic and check out impressive short films created by Missouri State students in our College of Arts and Letters. Plaster Student Union Theater at 1:30 p.m. (one session only).
  • Live animal demonstration: Watch members of our College of Agriculture demonstrate animal training techniques with “man's best friend."
    Come and go, outside Karl's Hall, from 12:45 to 3:00 p.m.
  • Sign the fight song: Join the College of Health and Human Services for a fun sign language lesson. Learn to sign the MSU fight song and other basics that can be mastered in a short window of time.
    Plaster Student Union, Room 314 ABC at 12:45, 1:30, and 2:15 p.m.
  • Study Away: Learn how a Study Away experience in a different country can influence your college experience. Current students share their insights and experiences.
    Plaster Student Union, Room 313 at 12:45, 1:30, and 2:15 p.m.
  • Apply for admission: Apply online for Admission to Missouri State University.
    Plaster Student Union, 1st-floor computer lab, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Get our free Summer Visit Day mobile guide

We encourage you to download our free mobile guide to enhance your Summer Visit Day experience. You'll be able to plan your day with a schedule, browse maps and general event information.