Welcome Weekend

We look forward to seeing you and your family at Welcome Weekend 2019, August 16-18, 2019. Welcome Weekend kicks off with Move-in Day for our new Bears plus many activities throughout the weekend to get your student connected to the campus and ready to start classes on August 19th.

We also have activities for family members throughout the weekend. We hope you will join us for some or all of the activities.

Friday, August 16th

Family Welcome and Information Session
Plaster Student Union Theatre
3:00 p.m.


President's Dessert Reception for New Families
August 16th, 7pm - 8:00pm
Davis-Harrington Welcome Center

Join President Clif Smart and his wife Gail for a lovely dessert reception in the Davis-Harrington Welcome Center. Relax after a day of moving, meet faculty, staff and administrators, enjoy delicious desserts, and mingle with other families of the Class of 2023 while your student enjoys Play Fair and other activities. Families only.

The deadline to RSVP is Wednesday, August 7 by 5 PM. RSVP is NOT required to attend but your RSVP helps us plan for the event.

Visit the RSVP page at: https://dosaforms.missouristate.edu/view.php?id=53552

Saturday, August 17th

See Ya Later Brunch
10am - 1 pm
Garst Dining Hall
Blair-Shannon Dining Hall

Join your student for a lovely brunch before you leave campus. Chat with your student about the Friday night activities, enjoy some delicious food, discuss one more run to a local store to get supplies and then tell your student you will "See Them Later" while they go and take a nap before the next Welcome Weekend activity.

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If you have any questions or concerns contact Priscilla Childress, assistant director, Family Programs & Student Affairs Special Events, at pchildress@missouristate.edu or 417-836-3060.