Admitted Students

Fall 2024 classes are scheduled to begin August 19, 2024.

Stay in contact with International Services to let us know your plans for the fall 2024 semester and follow the steps below to prepare for your arrival at Missouri State University. Be sure to review each step in the process for important arrival date information before booking your flight.

step 1


The instructions about requesting and downloading your I-20 will be sent to your Missouri State email address. In order to access your Missouri State email address, you need to activate your Missouri State account.

The account also provides you access to your My Missouri State portal, where you can register for classes, check your grades, pay for your tuition and fees, access MyHealth Portal, and feel free to visit our New Bear page that provides an introduction to all things IT at Missouri State. 

step 2

request immigration documents

Request your documents, learn basic immigration vocabulary, and apply for your student visa.
step 3

register for orientation

Sign up to attend New International Student Orientation and determine which academic orientation is right for you.
Step 4

make travel plans

Learn what to pack, when and where to fly, and how to arrange free airport pick-up upon arrival.
step 5

prepare for life in springfield

Explore your housing options and find out what there is to do and see in Springfield, Missouri.