Showcase Schedule

Plan to arrive by 9 a.m. for check-in; many activities end by 1:30 p.m. 

9:00 a.m.

Check-in

9 – 10:30 a.m.
Plaster Student Union, inside north entrance
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Check-in and grab your welcome bag upon arrival.

Walking Tours

9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Plaster Student Union, Bear Statue
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Let a University Ambassador show you around the academic side of our campus. Please allow 30-40 minutes for the complete tour. Tours leave from the PSU Bear Statue. Last tour departs at 1 p.m.

Campus Shuttle Tours

9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Plaster Student Union, north shuttle stop
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Hop on the BearLine for a riding tour of campus. Please allow approximately 30 minutes for the complete tour. Tours leave from the PSU north shuttle stop. Last shuttle departs at 1 p.m.

9:15 a.m.

Admission Presentation

9:15 – 9:45 a.m.
Plaster Student Union Theater
Learn the basics of the admission process and more about becoming a Bear.

Financial Aid Presentation

9:15 – 9:45 a.m.
Plaster Student Union, Room 313
Find out more about the financial aid process, scholarships, the FAFSA, and much more.

9:30 a.m.

Meet the Faculty

9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Various locations
Each of our seven academic colleges will have faculty and staff members available to answer your questions and talk with you about majors and programs.

10:00 a.m.

Residence Life Presentation*

10 – 10:30 a.m.
Plaster Student Union Theater
Discover the perks of living on campus. Learn about different room layouts, building amenities, and meal plan options.

Admission Presentation

10 – 10:30 a.m.
Plaster Student Union, Room 313 
Learn the basics of the admission process and more about becoming a Bear.

Mock Class

10 – 10:45 a.m.
Strong Hall, Room 400 
Get a feel for what a first-year student learns in a general education course.

10:30 a.m.

Student Life Expo

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

10:45 a.m.

Financial Aid Presentation

10:45 – 11:15 a.m.
Plaster Student Union Theater
Find out more about the financial aid process, scholarships, the FAFSA, and much more.

Multicultural Programs Presentation

10:45 – 11:15 a.m.
Plaster Student Union, room 313 
Learn how multicultural programs can help you get engaged on campus and in the community. 

11:00 a.m.

Foster Recreation Center Tours

11:00 a.m. – 2 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.

Mock Class

11 – 11:45 a.m.
Strong Hall, Room 400 
Get a feel for what a first-year student learns in a general education course.

11:30 a.m.

Residence Life Presentation*

11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Plaster Student Union Theater
Discover the perks of living on campus. Learn about different room layouts, building amenities, and meal plan options.

Study Away Presentation

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Plaster Student Union, Room 313
Learn about opportunities to study and live abroad and gain valuable language and intercultural skills through our Study Away program.

LUNCH

11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Garst Dining Center
Students will receive a free meal voucher at check-in. Families may join using our special event rate. Find your coupons in your welcome bag.

12:15 p.m.

Student Panel

12:15 – 12:45 p.m.
Plaster Student Union Theater
Students share their experiences about choosing Missouri State and what they love about being a Bear.

Transfer Admission Presentation

12:15 – 12:45 p.m.
Plaster Student Union, Room 313
Learn the basics of the admission process for college transfer students.

12:45 p.m.

Admission Presentation

12:45 – 1:15 p.m.
Plaster Student Union Theater
Learn the basics of the admission process and more about becoming a Bear.

Student Panel

12:45 – 1:15 p.m.
Plaster Student Union, room 313 
Students share their experiences about choosing Missouri State and what they love about being a Bear.


* In response to COVID-19 and to keep our residents safe, residence halls are not available to tour during Showcase. However, thorough building video ours are available on our on-campus housing page. It’s the next best thing to being there in person!

Explore our facilities

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

Missouri State Bookstore

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Meyer Library

9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.​​​​​​​