COVID-19 Arrival Procedures for International Students

All students, faculty, and staff traveling to Missouri State from outside the U.S. must monitor for COVID-19 symptoms. 

If you are vaccinated:

  • Monitor any symptoms for 10 days after travel
  • Schedule a COVID-19 test 5 days after arrival

If you are not vaccinated:

  • Quarantine for 7 days after arrival
  • Schedule a COVID-19 test 5 days after arrival
  • Consider scheduling a COVID-19 vaccine appointment

Contact Darren Young in International Services via email ( or phone (417-836-6618) to schedule your test or vaccination. 

COVID-19 tests are covered in full by your international student health insurance plan. Students may briefly see a charge on their student account. Please disregard this charge.  

Students who choose not to take a test will be required to self-quarantine for a period of 10 days. Please notify International Services of your travel plans and arrival in Springfield.