Grizzly Lofts

Students utilize the bike rack outside of the Grizzly Lofts

The Grizzly Lofts, Missouri State-West Plains' residential community, gives students living in University housing a whole different perspective of campus life. Located just a few blocks from campus in the renovated International Shoe Company building, the 274-person facility features on-site dining and is a great place to enjoy the total college living experience.

Grizzly Lofts residents eat in the Sole Café

Grizzly Lofts Amenities

  • Private and group study rooms
  • Free cable TV and Internet
  • On-site dining
  • Community room complete with TV, video games, and ping pong
  • Fitness center
  • Computer lab
  • Laundry facility
  • Sand volleyball court
  • Adjacent to city walking park
  • Security cameras and limited-access entries

Grizzly Lofts Layouts

About the Suites

  • Four-person suites
  • Full bathroom
  • Desk and chair
  • Three-drawer bureau
  • Extra-long bed
  • Closet

Some Grizzly Lofts residents try their hands at interior design


For the 2024-2025 academic year (Fall 2024 and Spring 2025), the cost per semester is $3,575, which includes utilities and 19 meals per week.

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 2024-2025 academic year are now available.


Missouri State University-West Plains
Office of Residence Life
665 Missouri Avenue, West Plains, MO 65775