While the COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented disruptions in our day-to-day lives, everyone at Missouri Western remains committed to our mission of education and serving our students and the community. Through resilience, flexibility and indomitable spirit, we will continue to teach and serve in creative ways, personifying what it means to be a Griffon. We will press on, together. Find out more here.
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Latest Updates

Updated March 24, 2020 at 2:30 p.m.
  • Spring semester 2020 – No classes on campus but semester continues with alternative and flexible course delivery.
  • Students must choose a grade option for each of their classes no later than Friday, April 24. See Spring 2020 Course and Grade Deadlines
  • Traditional May commencement ceremonies are suspended.
  • Missouri Western Bookstore will be will be closed until April 2. Students can return their books from home with a pre-paid UPS label.
  • Students with belongings in residence halls will have the opportunity to retrieve them by April 1. Students who do not return to the residence halls will receive a prorated credit on their Missouri Western account. See Residential Life for more details.
  • Baker Family Fitness Center, Hearnes Library, Looney Complex, Griffon Indoor Sports Complex and all academic buildings will be closed to the public for the time being.

Student FAQ

RESIDENCE LIFE Checking out of the Residence Halls The City of Saint Joseph has issued a Stay At Home order effective at 12:01 am on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, and continuing until 11:59 pm on Thursday, April 2, 2020. As an educational institution, Missouri Western is [...]

March 27th, 2020|

Public Health Officials in Your Area

The CDC has compiled a list of resources you can use to find the health officials in your area. You can search by state, county or city. https://www.cdc.gov/publichealthgateway/healthdirectories/index.html  

March 25th, 2020|

Library Materials Now Due April 30

Library materials that are currently checked out have a new due date of Thursday, April 30. There will be no fines or late fees. Out-of-town students can return materials when they return to campus even if that does not occur until August. Students can use My Library Account to see [...]

March 24th, 2020|

CAS Offering Tutoring Online

For the remainder of the spring semester, the CAS has tutoring online. Students should visit TutorTrac, choose the class in which they need tutoring and click on the appointment that fits their schedule. Most appointments will be via Zoom. Detailed instructions on how to download Zoom and schedule appointments can [...]

March 24th, 2020|

Additional Campus Measures and Closures

Missouri Western takes the health, welfare, and safety of our community very seriously. As announced on Friday, we are joining widespread efforts to protect our employees against the spread of the COVID-19 virus by reducing the number of employees who are physically on campus through a combination of limiting on-campus [...]

March 24th, 2020|

Residential Life

Residents, You have not yet checked out of the Residence Halls. Please read this in its entirety for complete checkout instructions. All residents must vacate the halls by April 1. The City of Saint Joseph has issued a Stay At Home order effective at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, [...]

March 23rd, 2020|

Bookstore Operations

Bookstore Operations The bookstore will be closed until April 2. (updated 3/23/2020) Free Shipping We are offering free regular ground shipping for all orders placed through the Missouri Western Bookstore website. This will automatically apply to all qualifying orders at checkout. Access to eTextbooks Utilizing the VitalSource platform, students can [...]

March 20th, 2020|

Spring Semester Grades – Q&A

We are here to support and assist you in completing this unforgettable semester so that you can receive your college degree or stay on track to do so. Grades If you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to contact your advisor, professor, dean, or the [...]

March 19th, 2020|

Extending Spring Break until March 23. 3/12/2020

We have been closely monitoring the rapidly changing COVID-19 situation and will be extending Spring Break until March 23 to help mitigate its spread. We will use this time to explore alternate methods of delivery for classes. We will make a determination by next Wednesday, March 18 regarding plans [...]

March 12th, 2020|
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