INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Welcome to Mizzou

We're thrilled to provide communities where students from across Missouri and the globe call home. If you're coming from far away, you're not alone! Here are a few answers to commonly asked questions that will help you get settled into life at Mizzou.

Fall semester frequently asked questions.

When can I check in?

Arrive at your hall before 10 p.m. between Aug. 13 and 17.

You will be charged $30 per day until the start of your contract on Aug. 17.

Where do I check in?

Check in at the front desk that serves your hall. Use the Housing Portal to find out which desk serves your hall.

What if I arrive in Columbia before Aug. 13?

Students who arrive in Columbia before Aug. 13 should make temporary arrangements off campus.

Where to stay in Columbia (from Columbia Convention and Visitors Bureau)

What if I cannot check in before 10 p.m.?

Students who arrive in Columbia after 10 p.m. should make temporary arrangements off campus.

Where to stay in Columbia (from Columbia Convention and Visitors Bureau)

Other questions (and answers)

How do I get my Mizzou student ID card?

Visit MizzouOne for instructions on how to submit documentation and receive a student ID card.

To make sure your ID is ready to pick up when you get to campus, submit an ID photo and documentation now.

What should I bring?

Download our move-in checklist for recommended items (and prohibited items).

It’s OK to travel light! Bulky items like sheets, pillows and towels can be purchased through in the Housing Portal when you complete your check-in verification and will be available when you arrive.

The Mizzou Store also carries textbooks, school supplies, computers, room décor and more.

How do I use Multifactor authentication from outside the United States?

Click here to learn how to use multifactor authentication from outside the U.S.

Where can I find more information about housing?

Click here for help finding your username and password, understanding the housing process, finding room assignments, contacting your roommate, and more.