Summer Visit Day

Mark your calendar for July 22 and get ready to kick the college search process into high gear! Why include Missouri State in your plans this summer?

Discover Missouri State University

Tour our vibrant campus by foot or by shuttle to get a feel for how Missouri State "fits" you. Tours are led by University Ambassadors—outstanding current students with a variety of majors and interests—and feature academic spaces, recreational facilities and campus landmarks.

See yourself here

Explore our award-winning residence halls and discover the many housing options available to choose from.

Real-world academic experiences

Participate in academic engagement experiences which provide hands-on opportunites to explore your academic interests with our exceptional faculty.

Apply to be a Bear

Get a head start and apply for admission online or during Summer Visit Day. Our application for fall 2017 is available June 1.

Summer Visit Day Schedule

Check-in and most activities take place in the Plaster Student Union.

9:30 a.m.


9:30 – 10:20 a.m.
Plaster Student Union, inside northwest entrance

Shuttle tours of campus

9:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 
Plaster Student Union, north entrance shuttle stop

Campus shuttle tours will provide you with a unique view of campus while you get the Missouri State story as it can only be told by our students. Please allow approximately 30 minutes for tours. The last shuttle departs at 12:00 p.m.

Walking tours of campus

9:15 a.m. or
9:30 a.m. or
9:45 a.m. 
Meet at bronze bear statue north of the Plaster Student Union

See yourself at Missouri State by taking a walking campus tour with a current student. Please allow 30-45 minutes for the complete tour.

10:30 a.m.

Admission presentations

10:30 – 11:15 a.m. or
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. or
12:30 – 1:15 p.m.
Plaster Student Union Theater (second floor)

Learn the basics of admission, financial aid, and housing at Missouri State. These presentations are identical in content, just offered at three different times.

Meet the faculty

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 
Plaster Student Union Ballroom (third floor)

Our academic colleges will have faculty available to answer your questions. Also, visit with Career Services, Financial Aid, and Residence Life.

Residence hall tours

10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 
Tours available at most residence halls

See the different residence hall room layouts and building amenities.

12:45 p.m.

Apply to be a Bear

12:45 – 2:45 p.m.
Office of Student Engagement (Plaster Student Union first floor)

Admissions staff will be available to assist students wanting to apply online for admission to Missouri State.

Real-world academic experiences

12:45 – 2:45 p.m.
Various locations on campus

Earn your passport to learning by participating in unique engagement experiences that will run concurrently from 12:45–2:45 p.m. Completed passports may be exchanged for MSU swag! The specific activities will be announced closer to the program date.