Welcome Week

Grizzly Welcome Week 2019

Day 1

Pizza, Inflatables, and Petting Zoo

Location: Street between Hass-Darr and Melton Halls

Day 2

Sample West Plains

Location: Student Recreation Center

Day 3

Escape West Plains

Location: Lybyer 104 - 105

Dodgeball Tournament

Location: Student Recreation Center

Day 4

Make Rice Necklaces

Location: Carol Silvey Student Union

Movie Night

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

Location: Glass Sword Cinema

Day 5


Location: West Plains Civic Center Theater

Grizzly Bingo

Location: Carol Silvey Student Union

Day 6

All Day Float Trip

First 20 students who arrive at the Bear Statue. (Departure time to be determined.)

Location: Bear Statue, then Current River

Steering Committee

  • Judy Carr
  • Amber Carr
  • Jared Cates – Chair
  • Dr. Jason McCollom
  • Zeke Webb
  • Jayden Wiley
  • Alyssa Matherly
  • Breanna Lane

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