The Ursa Experience

The Ursa Experience - Maroon and White Overnight will take place August 14-16, 2023. Registration for the 2023 Ursa Experience has opened. Visit to register for the Ursa Experience. If your student is applying for financial assistance, complete the forms and wait for a confirmation BEFORE registering.

If you have questions, contact Priscilla at 417-836-3060 or text 417- 812-5468.

Start your Missouri State experience with an adventure.

Build friendships. Get involved in campus life. Learn university traditions. Get inspired. All these adventures begin at the Ursa Experience.



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At the Ursa Experience, students are immersed in life at Missouri State University in a three-day, two-night adventure. Both first-year and transfer students admitted for Fall are invited to attend.

Students will:

  • Build friendships with student leaders and other students attending
  • Learn and participate in Missouri State traditions
  • Discuss and think deeply about our public affairs mission
  • Explore involvement opportunities at Missouri State
  • Make memories that will last a lifetime

Register online to join us in the Ursa Experience.

Participate in fun activities while you learn more about Missouri State and build close bonds with other new students.

Get answers to questions students and family members have about the Ursa Experience.

Download forms you will need to participate in the Ursa Experience.