IT Quick Guide for New Students

Here is a quick run-down of the programs and websites you’ll use to manage your life as a Mizzou student. Click here for a printable copy of this guide.

Getting started

Have your username and the password you’ve set memorized. You’ll use it to log in to almost every program you use at Mizzou. Your username is your initials followed by three random characters. Call IT Tech Support 573-882-5000 if you don’t know it. When you call, have your 8-digit myZou ID number ready.


MizzouOne

mizzouone.missouri.edu

Your one-stop shop for information and links

Now: Check out tasks for new students.

Later: Download the MizzouOne app and use it like Google but for Mizzou. Not sure how to complete a task? Have a question? Search MizzouOne.


MU email account

webmail.missouri.edu

Set up your email at webmail.missouri.edu/student.html.

Your email address is your username@mail.missouri.edu. This email account is the official communications channel between you and the University.

Now: Check it often and read all the messages you receive.

Later: Keep checking your email daily during your time at Mizzou.


Canvas

courses.missouri.edu

Mizzou’s learning management system. A tutorial for Canvas is available as soon as you log in.

Now: This is where you’ll complete all of your required pre-orientation activities. You’ll also take your Foreign Language Placement Exams and Civics Exam in Canvas.

Later: You’ll use Canvas to turn in assignments, message your professors, and see your grades.


Zoom

umsystem.zoom.us

Zoom provides audio, video and web conferencing. Zoom is available to students at no charge.

Now: You’ll use it to meet your academic advisor during your advising session.


MU Connect

muconnect.missouri.edu (or log in directly through Canvas)

A way to communicate with your academic advisor and other support centers across campus.

Now: Where you’ll complete the Pre-Orientation Questionnaire and view your advising appointment details.

Later: Use MU Connect to schedule appointments with your academic advisor before pre-registration each semester.


myZou

myzou.missouri.edu

Your personal portal to all things related to your Mizzou student record.

Now: Accept e-consent, see your partial schedule of classes, and accept your financial aid offer.

Later: Grant additional authorized user access, pay your bill, check official grades and transcripts, and enroll for classes each semester.