Plan Your Springfield Stay

Directions and parking

View our Visitor's Guide for driving directions to campus.

Parking is available in our multi-level parking facility, Bear Park South, located at 920 S. Holland Avenue; near the corner of Grand Street and John Q Hammons Parkway. View a map to Bear Park South.

After parking your vehicle, walk or ride a shuttle bus to check-in, located on the second floor of Plaster Student Union. There will be signs and staff to direct you to check-in.

View the Admitted Student Day campus map

Take advantage of special hotel rates

Several hotels in Springfield offer special rates for families staying overnight during the weekend of Admitted Student Day.

Visit the Springfield Missouri Convention and Visitors Bureau website for more information about Springfield accommodations.

Check out other area events

Wonders of Wildlife
April 3-5
Admission: Prices vary

First Friday Art Walk 
April 3
Admission: Prices vary

Missouri State Baseball vs. Illinois State 
April 4
2:00 - 5:00 pm

 

Missouri State Women's Soccer vs. Evangel University 
April 4
12:00 - 2:00 pm

 

Missouri State Women's Soccer vs. Missouri Southern  
April 4
5:00 - 7:00 pm

 

Missouri State Baseball vs. Illinois State
April 5
3:00 - 6:00 pm

 

Musical: The Secret Garden 
April 5
2:30 - 4:30 pm

Tickets: Prices vary 

 

C-Street City Market
April 4
9:00 am - 2:00 pm

 

Farmers Market of the Ozarks
April 4
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

 

Textiles: A Social Media Exhibition 

April 4

12:00 - 4:00 p.m.