Join us Saturdays this fall as we feature Missouri Western’s academic programs and resources through interactive demonstrations, campus tours, student panels, and more.

Upcoming Griffon Experiences

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Fall Open House

October 2 @ 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Are you interested in what it’s like to be a Griffon? Take an opportunity to come to our campus and see all the different resources and majors that Missouri Western has to offer its students. Breakout sessions and presentations will help familiarize prospective students with our faculty, staff, students, and our applied learning mission. Tours, student panels, and a resource fair will run throughout the day. Lunch is on us!

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A True Crime Halloween

October 30 @ 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Whodunnit?! Find out as we solve the Mystery of the Missing Mace. Enjoy the day as you learn about majors and disciplines centered around the justice system. Students will see a criminology lab and do splatter analysis, draw connections between themes, motives, and research who stole our coveted ceremonial mace while collecting clues and working together to find the culprit. As a tribute to Missouri Western’s applied learning mission, students will get hands-on experience with what it is like to study humans and how they interact with their environments. Showcased majors are: Forensic Investigation, Chemistry, Psychology, Law, Legal Assistant, and Criminal Justice.

Past Griffon Experiences

Student practicing health and wellness

Health Professions


Join Missouri Western State University faculty, staff and students as they demonstrate what it’s like to work in the field of health and wellness professions. From inserting an IV, seeing dissected hearts, to crisis intervention skills, this event will show you what it’s like to learn like a Griffon. Showcased majors are: Biology-Health Sciences, Health and Exercise Science, Nursing, Health Information Management, Population Health Management, Physical Therapist Assistant, Medical Laboratory Science, Social Work, and Psychology. Tours, student panels, and a resource fair will run throughout the day. Lunch is on us!

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