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Campus Life

Visiting Mizzou’s picturesque campus is a must for all parents. The Mizzou visitors page can help you get here and get around while you’re here, providing driving directions, hotel information and more.

Books and supplies

One of your earliest visits to campus probably will include a trip to the Mizzou Store. Check out Let Your Major Be Your Guide for computer recommendations by department.

Housing and dining

No student can go without essentials, such as food and shelter, while at school. The Department of Residential Life’s information for parents and families covers all the bases, while Campus Dining Services provides a guide to meal plans and dining locations.

Health and safety

Your student’s health and safety are extremely important to us. You can learn more about Mizzou’s services online. The Student Health Center site explains health fee coverage and health insurance coverage. The MU Counseling Center offers individual and group counseling, as well as additional services. In the case of an emergency, the MU Alert emergency information center will post news and updates. The University of Missouri Police Department makes the Campus Safety and Crime Report available online.

The Title IX Office investigates reports of sex-based discrimination, including sexual harassment and assault, which may be reported online, by email, in phone or in person.

Parking and transportation

The University of Missouri operates a pedestrian-friendly campus. Since most classrooms and residence halls are located within a short walk of one another, motorized transportation seldom is necessary.

For information about shuttle buses, parking permits, bicycle registration, disabled-parking permits and other transportation matters, consult the Office of Parking and Transportation Services.