Dean of Student Services’ message to students (Nov 9)

The following email was sent to students on November 9, 2020.

Dear MSU-WP Students,

With five weeks left in the semester, we wanted to remind you of some resources available to help you finish strong. Take a few minutes to review the information below and reach out if you need assistance.

We care about you and we want to help you succeed.

Dr. Angela Totty
Dean of Student Services

Faculty and Staff Contact Information

You can check the MSU-WP Employee Directory to connect with various individuals to receive the help you need.

GrizCare Helpline

If you cannot connect to the right person to receive assistance or have your question answered, call the main campus number, 417-255-7255, during regular business hours and ask for the GrizCare Helpline.

COVID-19 questions should be directed to or 417-255-7755.

Mental Health Resources

As part of MSU-WP’s professional services for students, counseling sessions are available to students at no cost. Contact Ozarks Medical Center Behavioral Healthcare in West Plains, 417-257-6762, or Mountain Grove, 417-926-6563, to schedule a phone appointment.

Another option is to call the 24-Hour Crisis Hotline number at 1-800-356-5395, or text HOME to 741741 to connect with a crisis counselor.

For COVID-19 Stress Help & Resources, call 417-256-1777 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Student Health Services

Students are entitled to free basic office visits at Ozarks Medical Center affiliated clinics in the region. Any additional services, such as x-ray, lab work, etc., will be charged to the student. Learn more.

Academic Support

You can contact the Grizzly Tutoring Lab for tutoring assistance or for help with assignments.

Computer Labs and Technology Assistance

The computer labs below include some weekend and evening hours.

Lybyer Enhanced Technology Center - Open Lab & Help Desk

Monday: 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday: 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

You can contact the Help Desk for assistance with technology-related issues.
Phone: 417-255-7995

Garnett Library Media Room

Sunday: 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Monday-Wednesday: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Thursday-Friday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday: Closed

Garnett Library

Our librarians welcome the opportunity to assist you with your research and library assignments in person, by phone at 417-255-7945, or email at Learn more about the resources available at the Garnett Library.

Register for Spring 2021

Once you have met with your advisor you are ready to register. Registration for the 2021 spring semester is going on now.  

Students can register through My Grizzly Den. If you don’t have access to register, call 417-255-7979 or email

Most spring classes are divided between two eight-week block sessions and include online, blended and seated courses.