Orientation

Orientation will give you the knowledge, skills, and tools you need for your journey as a Mizzou Tiger.

We offer four orientation programs tailored to fit students’ varying needs. Below is a quick rundown of each one. Once you’ve learned which orientation program is right for you, click through to get important details and register.

Summer Welcome Orientation

Summer Welcome Orientation Info

Who’s it for?

All students admitted for the fall semester

When is it?

Sessions will take place in June and July, plus some pre-orientation activities that you’ll complete on your own before your session

When can I register?

Reservations for Summer Welcome open March 1. Check the Reservations & Dates page for more info.

August Orientation

Who’s it for?

Students starting classes in August who are not able to attend Summer Welcome Orientation

When is it?

Sessions typically occur the week before classes begin in August

When can I register?

Registration opens toward the end of the summer. Eligible students will receive an email invitation to sign up

Winter Welcome

Who’s it for?

Freshmen, transfer students and nontraditional students who are admitted to begin classes in January for the spring semester

When is it?

December-January

When can I register?

Registration opens in early November

International Welcome

Who’s it for?

International students. (Note: you should also attend Summer Welcome Orientation!)

When is it?

Sessions take place throughout the year

When can I register?

Contact the International Center for information and registration