Showcase Schedule

Tentative schedule

Details about the Showcase schedule of events are being worked on and will be finalized soon. In the meantime, view last year's schedule below as an example of what usually takes place at Showcase.

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

9 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 – 11:30 a.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 11:30 a.m.

Campus Shuttle Tours

9 – 11:30 a.m.
Plaster Student Union, north shuttle stop
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Hop on the Bear Line 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 11:30 a.m.

9:15 a.m.

Admission Presentation

9:15 – 10 a.m.
Plaster Student Union Theater 
Learn the basics of the admission process, information about financial aid and scholarships, and more about becoming a Bear.

9:30 a.m.

Student Life Expo

9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Plaster Student Union, second floor
Visit with offices and program representatives from several campus organizations and student support services.

Meet the Faculty

9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
PSU Grand Ballroom, 3rd Floor
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. You can also learn more about the Honors College.

10:15 a.m.

Residence Life Presentation

10:15 – 10:45 a.m.
Plaster Student Union Theater
Discover the perks of living on campus. Learn about different room layouts, building amenities, and meal plan options.

10:30 a.m.

Residence Hall Tours

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Various residence halls
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Learn more about our award-winning residence halls and visit them in person!

11 a.m.

Admission Presentation

11 – 11:45 a.m.
Plaster Student Union Theater
Learn the basics of the admission process, information about financial aid and scholarships, and more about becoming a Bear.

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.

11:30 a.m.

LUNCH

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Blair-Shannon 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 p.m.

Tours of College of Business and Reynolds College of Arts & Letters

Available for tours from 12–2p.m.

  • Visit Glass Hall for Business programs.
  • Visit Brick City for Art & Design students. Campus shuttle runs from PSU to Brick City between 11:45 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

12:30 p.m.

Residence Life Presentation

12:30 – 1 p.m.
Plaster Student Union Theater
Discover the perks of living on campus. Learn about different room layouts, building amenities, and meal plan options.

Transfer Admission Presentation

12:30 – 1:00 p.m.
Plaster Student Union, Room 313
Learn the basics of the admission process for college transfer students.

1 p.m.

Student Panel

1 – 1:30 p.m.
Plaster Student Union, Room 313
Students share their experiences about choosing Missouri State and what they love about being a Bear.

Academic Buildings Open

1 – 2 p.m.

​​​​​Reynolds College of Arts and Letters
Campus shuttle provided from 12:45 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

  • Visit Brick City for Art + Design
  • Visit Strong Hall for Media, Journalism and Film. Room 111 - production equipment. Room 114 - Ambisonic surround sound mixing labs. Room 137 - sound recording studio. Room 150 - television student with cycloramic green screen.

College of Business
Available for tours from 12–2p.m.

  • Visit Glass Hall for Business programs.

McQueary College of Health and Human Services
Campus shuttle provided from 12:45 – 2:30 p.m.

  • Visit the O’Reilly Clinical Health Sciences Center for nursing skills and simulation labs, 2nd floor; for OT labs, 3rd floor.
  • Visit McQueary Health Sciences Hall for anatomy labs, 2nd floor; for OT labs, 3rd floor.

College of Natural and Applied Sciences​​​​​​​

  • Visit Cheek Hall for Computer Science, 2nd floor.
  • Visit Temple Hall Room 367 for Geology, Geography and Planning and Room 206 for Biology.

Explore our facilities

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

Missouri State Bookstore

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​