International Student Services

Contact Us

MWSU welcomes and hosts students from all over the world. When you are at Missouri Western you are international family. Thanks for considering Missouri Western State University, and allow US the opportunity to help you with questions regarding general admission process and/or support for international students.
The CHAT box below is available on Monday, Wednesday & Friday, from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM, AND from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM. The time zone is Central Standard Time; Daylight Saving time ends Sunday, November 5, 2017.

CLICK HERE to determine local time in St Joseph, Missouri, USA

Also, for prospective or future students: 

  • Virtual MEETING room: Click HERE and wait for 1 minute to be connected (available Tuesday & Thursday, 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM)
  • Text short questions to WhatsApp to +1-816-262-5634 (available Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon)
  • Send Email message to (questions answered in 24-48 hours)
  • Skype MWSU_goglobal (available Monday to Friday, request appointment by email)


For current enrolled students:

  • Office hours is Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Central Standard Time
  • Office location is 4525 Downs Drive, Blum Union Suite 210, St Joseph, MO 64507
  • Call office phone +1-816-271-5981
  • Send Email to


Please be aware the University is CLOSED the following dates:
November 18-26, 2017 for American Thanksgiving break.  Office opens again on Monday, November 27.
December 23, 2017 to January 1, 2018 for the Christmas or Winter break.  Office opens again on Tuesday, January 2.

Revised on September 19, 2017