Welcome Weekend

We look forward to seeing you and your family at Welcome Weekend 2021, August 20-21, 2021. Welcome Weekend kicks off with Move-in Day for our new Bears plus many activities throughout the weekend to get your student connected to the campus and ready to start classes on August 23rd.

We also have activities for family members throughout the weekend. We hope you will join us for some or all of the activities.

Friday, August 20th

President's Reception for New Families

August 20th, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Davis-Harrington Welcome Center

Join President Clif Smart and his wife Gail for a lovely reception in the Davis-Harrington Welcome Center. Relax after a day of moving, meet faculty, staff and administrators, enjoy delicious desserts, and mingle with other families of the Class of 2025 while your student enjoys Play Fair and other activities. Families only. Casual dress/BearWear.

The deadline to complete this RSVP is Wednesday, August 11th by 5 PM. RSVP is NOT required to attend but your RSVP helps us plan for the event.

RSVP here: https://dosaforms.missouristate.edu/view.php?id=198075

Saturday, August 21st

See Ya Later Brunch

August 21st, 10am - 1pm
Garst Dining Hall and Blair-Shannon Dining Hall

Join us for a delicious brunch with your student courtesy of Missouri State Dining Services before your student takes part in many of the activities planned for them, and you say "See Ya Later" and head home.

More events will be posted soon.

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If you have any questions or concerns contact Priscilla Childress, Director, New Student Orientation, Family Programs & Student Affairs Special Events, at pchildress@missouristate.edu or 417-836-3060.