Admitted Students

Missouri State University plans to hold seated classes with some modifications for safety for the spring 2021 semester, including:

  • Offering additional online or blended course options
  • Limiting the number of people who can gather in classrooms or at campus events
  • Maintaining social distancing procedures on campus
  • Requiring masks in classrooms and common spaces on campus

Classes are scheduled to begin on January 11, 2021. 

Stay in contact with International Services to let us know your plans for the spring 2021 semester and follow the steps below to prepare for your arrival at Missouri State University. 

step 1

prepare for immigration

Review your documents, learn basic immigration vocabulary, and apply for your student visa.

step 2

activate your bearpass

Your Bearpass gives you access to your online campus portal, my.missouristate.edu. Here, you can register for classes, check your grades, access your Missouri State email, visit Blackboard, and more.

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.