Sophomore Year

Fill out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)

In order to be considered for all possible financial aid, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA is available beginning October 1st of each year.   Complete the FAFSA in time for it to be received by the processor prior to February 1. Applications will be accepted after this date, but funds may be limited.  Learn more here.

Apply for Scholarships

The application for General and Department scholarships is available each year around November 1 and the deadline is March 1 for the following academic year. Find out more here.

Family Weekend 2018

Our annual Family Weekend will take place September 28-30th.  Find out more here.

Stay safe

Encourage your student to visit the Safety and Transportation website to learn about Safe Walk, the Bear Line Shuttle and the Missouri State Alert System.

Stay active

Stress the importance of physical activity. Encourage regularly scheduled times for physical activity. The Campus Recreation Center offers fitness and group exercise, adventure trips, intramural sports, and more than 100 interactive cardio machines.

Healthy for life

Discuss with your student the importance of a healthy life style. Learn more.

The Bear CLAW

Suggest that your student visit the Bear CLAW website to learn about available tutoring.


Encourage your student to visit the Real L.I.F.E. website to learn about money and budgeting.

Joining a fraternity/sorority

The Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life website has information about the Fraternity & Sorority community here at Missouri State.

Choosing a major

Choosing a career and major is part of the "Career Development Process."  Encourage your student to check out the Career Center to learn more.

Study Away Programs

Refer your student to the Study Away website to learn more about available resources.

Make a positive difference in the world

Remind your student about the Community Involvement and Services Office and the programs for students to engage with the community. Learn more.

Learn about student resources

Magers Health and Wellness Center

Multicultural Programs

Counseling Center

Financial Aid

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