Opening Week Orientation will acquaint you with the campus community and help ease your transition to your new home. Activities are designed to introduce you to new friends, mentor groups, the campus culture and opportunities for future involvement. A combination of specialized academic workshops and interactive programs will fill your week. The academic workshops are credit and non-credit courses that build the foundation for a successful career at Missouri S&T.
Opening Week activities and programs focus on the learning and social environment of the campus. You won't want to miss participating in the new student design project during Opening Week. Some students may also be participating in varsity sports or marching band practices.
A Welcome Picnic on August 16 will kick off Opening Week. Opening Week is August 17-21 so plan on moving into your residence hall or Greek house before the program begin. The residence halls will open on Saturday, August 15.
"Opening Week is an experience that I never wanted to end! I had so much fun participating this year that I now want to become a mentor next year!"
Opening Week activities, program material and picnic fees are included in the enrollment deposit fee. Opening Week participants will need to pay individual course costs for the Academic Workshops taken during Opening Week. All freshmen living in the residence halls will be able to move into their rooms on Saturday, August 15 at no additional costs for room or board. Other students living in Greek housing or living off campus will be able to eat meals on campus during the week with their mentor groups. Opening Week meal plans begin with the Welcome Picnic on Sunday, August 16 and conclude on Friday, August 21.
For questions regarding meal plans and housing information, contact Residential Life at 573-341-4218.