Winter Welcome

Planning to start your Mizzou journey with the spring semester? Winter Welcome Orientation will give you the tools you need to start strong.

This one-day orientation is for new freshmen, transfer students, military service members, and other nontraditional students.

At orientation, you will:

  • Meet with an academic advisor
  • Register for your classes
  • Learn about campus resources and policies
  • Get to know your future classmates
  • Get answers to your questions about attending Mizzou
Registration & Dates

Winter orientation typically happens in December and January. Check the Registration & Dates page for specific dates and to register.

You’ll receive a confirmation email once you’ve completed your registration. Do not make airline or hotel reservations until you have received this confirmation. If you haven’t received your confirmation email within four business days, please call our office.

Cancellation Policy

If you need to cancel your registration, your registration fee may be refunded if you cancel at least three business days before your scheduled check-in. Cancellations within three days of check-in are not eligible for a refund.

If your plans to attend the University of Missouri have changed, you may receive a refund for your $300 enrollment fee prior to January 1. Visit for more information on cancelling your admission.