How to: Winter Welcome

Welcome to the Tiger family! We’re so glad you’re here. Since Winter Welcome takes place online this year to keep you and your family safe, we want you to make the most of it. Read on for details.

First Things First

To make things easy, you can find all the resources, videos and activities for Winter Welcome in one place: Winter Welcome Headquarters (WWHQ). Check the schedule for a list of flexible and required times and activities.

WWHQ Schedule


Before Winter Welcome


Complete all tasks in the Pre-Orientation Task Center on MizzouOne.

One week before

You’ll receive an email with additional details about Winter Welcome and what to expect.

Two days before

You’ll receive an email with a personalized link to access Winter Welcome Headquarters (WWHQ). Use this link from now on, even if you’ve visited previously.

You can start watching the videos in the Pre-Orientation Tasks and Post-Orientation Resources section of WWHQ.

You can also view the videos in the Winter Welcome Sessions section. Live Chat Q&A sessions for these topics will take place on Day One.


Day Of

How to access WWHQ

Students: to make sure you have access to all the correct sessions, you must access WWHQ by clicking the personalized link in your email. Parents can use the WWHQ button at the top of this page.

Morning sessions

View the videos in the Day One Session section of WWHQ.

Attend the Live Chat Q&A sessions at 10:15 a.m. Find the link to join in Today’s Events at the top of the WWHQ page.

Mandatory sessions

Learn who your Winter Welcome Leader is, and meet them and your classmates at 11:10 a.m.

Attend Division Orientation at 11:45 a.m. You must access this session with your personalized link. You’ll receive an email 30 minutes beforehand with the link and the name of the Division Orientation you’re required to attend.

Check your MU-assigned email after Division Orientation for your assigned advising time and instructions for accessing your advising appointment.


After Winter Welcome

Additional information

All videos will still be available on-demand in WWHQ if you want to come back and re-watch later.

Continue completing the tasks and videos in the Pre-Orientation Tasks and Post-Orientation Resources section of WWHQ.

Continue checking your inboxes for more helpful information leading up to move-in day.


Transferring to a new school can be stressful, but we’re here to help you make a smooth transition. Our knowledgeable and friendly staff are ready to answer your questions—before, during and after Winter Welcome. Email us at or call 573-884-9868.