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.
Spring semester frequently asked questions
Do I need a move-in appointment?
Yes! We would like to know when you are coming. Please make arrangements to come during our preferred check-in on Jan. 6 and 7 between 1-5 p.m.; resources will be available for you during that time. If you are unable to check-in during the preferred time, please make arrangements off campus.
When can I check in?
Arrive at Hawthorn Hall from 1-5 p.m., Jan. 6 and 7. You will be charged the daily rate for your assigned hall until Jan. 12, 2024.
Where do I check in?
Check in at Hawthorn Hall from 1-5 p.m., Jan. 6 and 7.
What if I arrive in Columbia before Jan. 6?
Students who arrive in Columbia before Jan. 6 should make temporary arrangements off campus. Where to stay in Columbia (from Columbia Convention and Visitors Bureau)
What if I arrive in Columbia on Jan. 6 or 7 after 5 p.m.?
Students who arrive in Columbia after 5 p.m. should make temporary arrangements off campus. Where to stay in Columbia (from Columbia Convention and Visitors Bureau)
What if I arrive in Columbia during Jan. 8 - 11?
You can check-in between 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. you will find information about move-in will be available in the Housing Portal. Students who arrive in Columbia after 8 p.m. should make temporary arrangements off campus. Where to stay in Columbia (from Columbia Convention and Visitors Bureau)
How do I check-in starting Jan. 12?
You can check-in between 9 a.m. - 10 p.m. by visiting your hall's front desk. Please see your housing assignment information in the Housing Portal under 'My Assignment".
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! The Mizzou Store 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, contacting your roommate, and more.