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  • Tickets for the national tour on sale now at the West Plains Civic Center Box Office. Call (417) 255-7966 for information on group rates!
  • Students try their hand at racquetball in the Student Recreation Center.
  • Students can use one of the 54 computer stations in Lybyer's open computer lab to check email or complete assignments.
  • Looney Hall houses the University's allied health programs.
  • The Grizzly Tutoring Lab offers students free study help in a variety of subjects.
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Missouri State University-West Plains: State of the University Address

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MSU - WP: Welcome Week 2014
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Missouri State University - West Plains: Welcome Week 2014
2013-2014 Year in Review
2013-2014 Year in Review
Watch the highlights and happenings from 2013-2014 at Missouri State-West Plains, including the culmination of the 50th anniversary celebration, the early completion of a year-long community service initiative, and a top 10 ranking by a national publication. Video editing, composition, and motion graphics by student worker Will Mahan.
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  • Student Success
    Learn how our students are finding success at Missouri State-West Plains.
    Learn how our students are finding success at Missouri State-West Plains.
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    ASK Week
    November 10-14
    Check your advisor's door to schedule an appointment.
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    Official Summer/Fall 2014 Schedules
    Official course schedules for the 2014 Summer and Fall terms.
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    November 17-21
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    It was a blast having the @msutransfer team at our campus today! #Transfer2MSU #msuwp pic.twitter.com/M2lGINeRop
    7 minutes agoWest Plains Twitter
  • Grizzlies win 2 key region contests on the road
    2 hours agoWest Plains News
        WEST PLAINS, Mo. – The Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Volleyball team picked up two key Region 16 victories on the road last week, defeating Mineral Area College (MAC) 25-12, 20-25, 25-21, 25-22 Thursday, Oct. 16, in Park Hills, Missouri, and Jefferson College 25-12, 17-25, 25-21, 26-24 Friday, Oct. 17, in Hillsboro, Missouri. The […]
  • College Fair at Southeast Missouri State University!
  • Dennis Lancaster appointed permanent dean of academic affairs
    7 hours agoWest Plains News
    WEST PLAINS, Mo. – Dr. Dennis Lancaster has been named the permanent dean of academic affairs at Missouri State University-West Plains. At their regular meeting Friday, Oct. 17, in Springfield, Missouri, members of the Missouri State University Board of Governors approved a recommendation from Missouri State-West Plains Chancellor Drew Bennett and Missouri State University System […]
  • Board approves health information technology, wine business degrees
    7 hours agoWest Plains News
        WEST PLAINS, Mo. – Members of the Missouri State University Board of Governors have approved the addition of two more degree offerings at Missouri State-West Plains. During the board’s executive committee meeting Sept. 17 in Springfield, Missouri, members passed a resolution for the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Health Information Technology degree, and […]
  • LWTA - Becoming Ann Landers
    7 hours ago • 1 person likes this • West Plains University/Community Programs Facebook
    Another clip from tomorrow night's show THE LADY WITH ALL THE ANSWERS! Don't forget group rate and advance tickets are on sale now at the Civic Center box office. Show time is 7 p.m.!
    LWTA - Becoming Ann Landers
    Footage from the 2014 touring production of: THE LADY WITH ALL THE ANSWERS by David Rambo Drawn from the life and letters of Ann Landers with the cooperation...
  • dixielwilliams Hey @missouristatewp we are on our way to campus today! Come see us by Gohn, 10-2. Get a hot dog. #transfer2msu #transfers
    7 hours ago • 1 retweet • West Plains Twitter
  • Don't miss former Grizzly Basketball player Tommie Mabry speaking today at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in Melton Hall 112! Come hear his inspirational story of moving beyond life's struggles to "walk in the path of greatness!" Everyone welcome!
    7 hours ago • 4 people like this • West Plains Facebook
  • A big shoutout to the Lady Grizzlies as they head to Jefferson College tonight! Good luck! #GrizzlyStrong
    October 17 at 4:10 p.m.West Plains Twitter
  • Former Grizzly Basketball player Tommie Mabry will be speaking on campus Oct. 20! More info is at goo.gl/8GPFqw
    October 17 at 10:00 a.m. • 1 retweet • West Plains Twitter
  • ‘Meet Our International Students’ topic of Friends meeting Nov. 14
    October 17 at 8:42 a.m.West Plains News
        WEST PLAINS, Mo. – “Meet Our International Students” will be the topic of the next Friends of the Garnett Library monthly luncheon meeting Friday, Nov. 14, on the Missouri State University-West Plains campus. Students from Serbia, England, France, Panama, Norway, New Zealand and China will be introduced and discuss life in their home country, […]
  • WPGrizzlyWomen The Grizzlies won their Region 16 game on the road tonight at Mineral Area College 25-12, 20-25, 25-21, 25-22!... fb.me/4bz726sqe
    October 17 at 8:27 a.m. • 2 retweets • West Plains Twitter
  • Good luck to the Lady Grizzlies as they face Mineral Area College tonight! #GrizzlyStrong
    October 16 at 4:30 p.m.West Plains Twitter
  • #tbt to National Student Day 2011. These ...
    #tbt to National Student Day 2011. These Missouri State-West Plains students were so excited take advantage of special discounts at Drago College Store that day they showed up before the doors opened! #NationalStudentDay
    October 16 at 2:20 p.m. • 27 people like this • West Plains Facebook
  • Spotted a girl wearing an MSU-West Plains t-shirt at the School of the Osage College Fair!
    October 16 at 1:08 p.m. • 5 people like this • West Plains Admissions Facebook