Griffon Edge



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As part of your first official University event, you will be introduced to the President, Provost, Deans and student leaders. You will also learn about the quality of the programs offered at Missouri Western. 

Welcome Fair
Meet over 80 student organizations, 18 academic departments, and countless student service offices that Missouri Western has to offer. You will have the opportunity to chat with each booth and make some connections!

Griffon Edge Block Party
We close down the streets and bring in a variety of fun activities and games from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.


Schedule Crawl
Students will be led around campus and will be shown where each of their classes will be held. This will be Operation-Glow-Party-2your first experience navigating around the campus. Don’t forget to bring your SCHEDULE!

Griffon Game Night with Student Organizations
Come chat with student organizations at our Griffon Game Night! Current students will be playing various lawn, board, and video games while introducing you to their organizations. Learn the benefits of getting involved on campus while enjoying a casual game night from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Operation: Glow Party
This extreme paint party is all inclusive with a DJ, concert sound, lasers and lighting, glow bubbles, confetti, foam, fog and 75 gallons of UV paint. Come ready for an amazing memory and a shower of neon paint! Click here for more info


Service ProjectService-Project
Students will participate in a community service project from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. All of these projects will benefit the Saint Joseph community and provide an opportunity to connect to various service organizations. Please remember to bring appropriate clothing for a potential outdoor/messy project.

Closing Ceremonies
Finally you pass the torch and become a Missouri Western Griffon! At this reception, you will receive a special gift and learn of the impact you will make on the University.