ORIENTATION 2022 is August 17th-19th

Bears LEAD LogoBears L.E.A.D orientation offers a unique experience for incoming freshman to help with their transition to Missouri State University.

Bears L.E.A.D. helps students make a successful transition to Missouri State. At orientation you will:

  • Have the opportunity to move in early to your residence hall
  • Build meaningful relationships with other new students who are first-generation or identify from a diverse background.
  • Meet with student leaders, faculty and staff.
  • Become familiar with campus and resources available.
  • Explore the Springfield community to learn where to find essential basics, entertainment and community support.
  • Participate in cultural competency and skills training to promote your academic and social success.