Reservations & Dates

Reservations for Students and Guests

To reserve your space at orientation, sign in to our online reservation system using your myZou username and password. You will need to reserve a space for yourself and each person (guest) attending with you. View our Frequently Asked Questions page for help with logging in.

Note: space for each session is limited. Wait to make hotel and travel reservations until after your orientation reservation is confirmed.

Reservations & Checklist


After you’ve reserved your spot and registered any guests, you can log back in to reference your orientation and advising checklist. This will help you stay up-to-date and make sure you’re prepared for each step of the orientation and advising process. These steps and other details are outlined on our How-To: Orientation & Advising page.

Reservation Changes

If you need to change the date of your session or add guests to your reservation, please log back into the reservation portal and select from any of the open dates that are displayed.

If the session date that you want is no longer available, please select another date that works for you. After that, you can check the reservation portal regularly to see if any spots have opened up on the date you preferred.

Please complete any changes prior to three business days before your scheduled session. After the three-day window has closed, you may call or email to make changes at 573-884-9868 or

Winter Orientation 2022-23

Registration for Winter Orientation is now open.

In-Person Sessions:

  • December 9, 2022
  • January 9, 2023

Virtual Session:

  • January 10, 2023

Summer Welcome Orientation 2023

2023 summer orientation session dates will be announced in spring of 2023.

August Orientation 2022

2023 orientation session dates will be announced in summer of 2023.