Grizzly House

Five students talking in Grizzly House room

Experience all aspects of college life by living in the Grizzly House, a 60-person residence hall located in the heart of the Missouri State University-West Plains campus. The Grizzly House provides students with a friendly atmosphere in which to live. The Garnett Library, Hass-Darr Hall, classroom buildings, and Putnam Student Center are within walking distance.

Students outside of the Grizzly House

Grizzly House Amenities

  • Community room complete with cable TV and DVD player
  • Free cable TV and Internet
  • Computer lab
  • Lighted basketball courts
  • Laundry facility
  • Close proximity to fitness center and pool
  • Adjacent to the student recreation center
  • Separate dining facility (includes game room)
  • Security cameras and limited-access entries

Grizzly House Layouts

About the Suites

  • Four-person suites
  • Full bathroom
  • Living room with couch, chair and coffee table
  • Refrigerator
  • Two desks, two dressers and two wardrobes
  • Extra-long bed

Some Grizzly House residents hanging out


For the 2023-2024 academic year (Fall 2023 and Spring 2024), the cost per semester is $3,313, which includes utilities and 19 meals per week at the Putnam Student Center.

The student Housing Contract is for the entire academic year. Rooms are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Students are encouraged to apply early. Contracts for the 2023-2024 academic year are now available.


Missouri State University-West Plains
Office of Residence Life
128 Garfield, West Plains, MO 65775