Residence Life Staff
Moving to a new place can be intimidating, but living where you study will help with your transition. Missouri State University-West Plains offers two residence halls: the Grizzly House and Grizzly Lofts. Our residence halls will help you build relationships while also providing comfortable places to study and relax.
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 next to the Grizzly House and 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 2020-2021 academic year are now available. To complete a Housing Contract, include a $100 deposit and a meningitis vaccination record.
Grizzly House Cost
For the upcoming 2020-2021 academic year (fall 2020 and spring 2021), the cost per semester is $3,093, which includes utilities and 19 meals per week at the Putnam Student Center.
Grizzly Lofts Cost
For the 2020-2021 academic year (fall 2020 and spring 2021), the cost per semester is $3,475 which includes utilities and 19 meals per week with on-site dining.
For more information, contact:
Office of Residence Life
128 Garfield Ave.
West Plains, MO 65775
Download this information in our Housing Brochure (PDF 1.1 MB)
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.
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