New Student Registration

Getting to Campus

Location
Missouri Western State University
4525 Downs Drive
St. Joseph, Missouri 64507

From the South (Kansas City, MO/KS)
Approx. Distance - 55 miles
Estimated Drive Time - 1 hour


Take I-29 North
Take exit 46A to merge onto US-36 East
Take the first exit, which is Riverside Road
Turn left
At the second stoplight, turn left on Mitchell Avenue
Go about one mile - Missouri Western is on the right

From the North (Omaha, NE)
Approx. Distance - 134 miles
Estimated Drive Time - 2.5 hours


Take I-29 South
Take exit 47 for MO-6
Turn right at MO-6W/Frederick Avenue
Turn left at Woodbine Road
Turn left at Faraon Street
Take first right on James McCarthy Drive

From the East (Chillicothe, MO)
Approx. Distance - 74 miles
Estimated Drive Time - 1.5 hours


Take 36 Hwy West
Take the Riverside Road exit
Turn right onto Riverside Road
At the first stoplight, turn left onto Mitchell Avenue
Go about one mile - Missouri Western is on the right


From the West (Troy, KS)
Approx. Distance - 17 miles
Estimated Drive Time - 31 minutes


Take 36 Hwy East
Take the Riverside Road exit
Turn left onto Riverside Road
At the second stoplight, turn left on Mitchell Avenue
Go about one mile - Missouri Western is on the right

Where to Park
Click on the map above for detailed parking information.

All students and guests are encouraged to park in front of Spratt Hall and the Hearnes Center in lots B and C. Once parked, cross Downs Drive and enter the front doors of Spratt Hall where our Registration check-in is located. Once there, our helpful Registration Leaders will direct you to where you need to go each step of the way!
Campus Map
A campus map will be provided with your Registration packet, but you may also view the online campus map.


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