Discover Your Place

Your home away from home

When you’re in a place that’s right for you, you just know it. Missouri State wants to help you find that feeling on our campus.

We have so much for you to do on campus: 300 student organizations, concerts, movies, working out in the Foster Recreation Center and cheering on our Bears teams. You will find your second home in no time!

Life as a Bear

Get an inside look at the campus features that help make MSU your home away from home.

Getting involved

One of the best things about college is making friends for life. Build your social life through student organizations, campus events and more.

Campus Recreation

From aquatics to outdoor adventures to intramural sports, campus recreation sponsors a number of fun activities to keep you fit and healthy.


Cheer on our many NCAA Division 1 Bears teams! You can get in free to almost all home athletic events.

Guide to Services

Your success is our number one priority. We offer a variety of services that care for your physical, emotional, social and academic health.

Discover Springfield

You will love Springfield, a cozy college town with bigger-city amenities. The city has something for everyone - from the outdoor enthusiast to the art aficionado to the sports fan.