Welcome Week

Grizzly Welcome Week 2018
You've Got Connections

Day 1

Sample West Plains


Location: Trish Knight Street & Behind Grizzly Statue

Day 2

Pizza and Inflatables



  • Bubble Soccer
  • Bungee Run
  • Four-Person Bungee Trampoline

Location: Grassy area by Bell Tower
Parking lot behind Grizzly Greenhouse

Dodgeball Tournament


Location: Student Recreation Center

Day 3

Campus Scavenger Hunt


Location: Campuswide

Grizzly Bingo


Location: Melton 112

Day 4

Movie Night


First 100 Missouri State-West Plains faculty, staff or students who show their BearPass Card get in free.

Location: Glass Sword Cinema

Day 5



Location: West Plains Civic Center Theater

Live Band Karaoke


Location: West Plains Civic Center Theater

Steering Committee (TBA)

  • Carlea Badolian
  • Amber Carr
  • Jared Cates – Chair
  • Jarod Coatney
  • Alison Eckert
  • Danisha Hogue
  • Alex Pinnon
  • Mackenzie Whitaker

If you have any questions please contact:

Jared Cates

Coordinator of Student Life and Development
Missouri State University-West Plains
128 Garfield Avenue
West Plains, MO 65775
Phone: (417) 255-7233 or
Fax: (417) 255-7905