Grizzly Lofts Building

Hey Grizzlies!

Hey, Grizzlies! Our Fall 2024, Spring 2025 and Summer 2025 Housing Contract is live! Here's how to apply:

1) Go to MyGrizzlyDen and find the "Housing" box.
2) Click the "Housing Application" link.
3) At the top of the page, click the link that says
"Apply for: Fall 2024, Spring 2025 and Summer 2025"

Contact the Office of Residence Life at 417-255-8020 or wpreshall@missouristate.edu for any questions.

Campus Life

Moving to a new place can be intimidating, but living where you study will help with your transition. Our residence hall will help you build relationships while also providing comfortable places to study and relax.

Student Activities

From Welcome Week and back-to-school picnics to homecoming activities and Grizzly Athletics games, there are plenty of opportunities for you to experience the exhilarating lifestyle of a college student.

Student Recreation Center

Students can play a pick-up game of basketball, volleyball or racquetball in this 10,000-square-foot multipurpose building. The $2.2 million facility is located a few blocks from Grizzly Lofts. The center also serves as an emergency storm shelter for the campus. In addition, it can be used to host a variety of student-related activities and events.


The student Housing Contract is for the entire academic year. Contracts for the 2024 - 2025 academic year are now available. To complete a Housing Contract, include a $100 deposit and a meningitis vaccination record.

Grizzly Housing Cost

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 with on-site dining.

For more information, contact:

Office of Residence Life
665 Missouri Ave.
West Plains, MO 65775


2024-2025 Housing Contracts Now Available!

Grizzly Lofts is a short distance from the heart of campus.


Housing Policy

All* single students under 21 years of age who have completed fewer than 27 hours of transferable credit after high school graduation and live farther than 100 miles from campus are required to live in university housing. All such students must have on file a completed Student Housing Contract and deposit or an approved Request for Exception to the University Housing Policy form before enrolling in classes at Missouri State-West Plains.

* Housing Policy suspended for the 2023-2024 academic year.

General Exception Form (PDF 60 KB)

Commuter Exception Form (PDF 58 KB)

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