Grizzly Move-In Weekend 2018


Saturday, August 18th

  • Check in starts at 10 a.m. in the Grizzly House and Grizzly Lofts
  • Volleyball game from 3 - 4:30 p.m. at the West Plains Civic Center (Transportation Provided)
  • Pizza at the West Plains Civic Center in Dogwood 1 & 2 following the volleyball game
  • Mandatory hall meeting for all residents at 6:30 p.m. in the Grizzly Lofts cafeteria

Sunday, August 19th

  • Brunch at the Grizzly Lofts cafeteria from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Water Day Activities from 1 - 4 p.m. at the Bell Tower. Games like: The Downhill Slip 'N Slide, Tidal Wave, Water Balloon Toss, and more!
  • Pizza dinner at 5 p.m. in the Grizzly Lofts

Exciting New Housing Options Available!

Learn more about opportunities available at the Grizzly House, the University’s first residential facility located in the heart of campus, and Grizzly Lofts, our newest residential community located just a few blocks from campus in the renovated International Shoe Company. On January 1, 2017, the Shoe Factory Lofts, 665 Missouri Ave., in West Plains, became Grizzly Lofts and Missouri State-West Plains assumed management of the facility, which can accommodate 274 students. Our residence halls will help you build relationships while also providing comfortable places to study and relax.

2018-2019 Housing Contracts Now Available!

Housing Policy

All single students under 21 years of age who have completed fewer than 30 hours of transferable credit after high school graduation and live outside of the campus' seven-county primary service area (Howell, Oregon, Shannon, Texas, Wright, Douglas, Ozark counties) are required to live in University housing. These students must have on file a completed Student Housing Contract or an approved request for exception form before enrolling in classes at Missouri State-West Plains.

General Exception Form (PDF 60 KB)
Commuter Exception Form (PDF 58 KB)

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