Arts & Science Fall Welcome Events

Friday, August 17, 2018 (All day)

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Academic Exploration & Advising Services

We will be holding walk-in advising hours to assist new Undeclared, Pre-Communication, and exploring students with questions about their Fall schedule.

Academic Exploration & Advising Services Walk-in Advising Hours

9:00 am – 11:00 am

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

M110 Student Success Center

Ancient Mediterranean Studies

The department will host an open house with snacks. Faculty will be available to answer any questions students may have.  

Ancient Mediterranean Studies Open House

1:00 PM

3:00 PM

111 Swallow Hall


The department will host an open house with snacks.  The labs will be open for people to see, faculty will be available to meet with students and parents, and the Museum of Anthropology will have materials on display.  We will have atlatl throwing on the quad.

Anthropology Open House

1:00 PM

3:00 PM

111 Swallow Hall

Biological Sciences

BIOME events all week.  On Friday, the Biology Advising Office will host an open house for visitors to meet with professional and peer advisors.

Biological Sciences Open House

1:00 PM

3:00 PM

3 Tucker Hall

Chemistry Welcome Reception Chemistry Welcome Reception 2:00 PM 4:00 PM Great Room, Reynolds Alumni Center

College of Arts and Science

Show case of student opportunities such as study abroad, undergraduate research mentorship, and internships.


Meet with the deans of A&S.

College of Arts and Science — Student Opportunities and Meet the Deans

10:00 AM

1:00 PM

Stotler Lounge


The Communication Department will hold an open house. Representatives from the faculty, advising, and student organizations will greet new students, distribute information and provide tours of Switzler Hall upon request.

Communication Open House

11:00 AM

1:00 PM

Switzler Hall

Economics Learn why economics is the value-added major and how to get involved in research, internships and the economic honors society.  Meet our award-winning first-year instructors and the department advisor.  Hear about our new applied BS degree and our new fast track for double majors.  Come for the cookies and cold beverages; stay for best job prospects and highest starting salaries in A&S! Economics Welcome Reception 1:00 PM 3:00 PM 129 Professional Building

Geological Sciences

Geology will host an open house with snacks. The Director of Undergraduate Studies and the Chair will be available to meet with visitors.

Geological Sciences Open House

1:00 PM

3:00 PM

102 Geology Building

German & Russian Studies

GRS will host an open house for all new and returning students interested in German, Russian, Chinese (representing Asian Studies). The Directors of Undergraduate Studies and language coordinators will be available for last-minute course and general advisement. We'll provide food and beverage. We also hope to have a couple of our returning graduate students who teach in our language sequence available as well.

German & Russian Studies Open House

 12:00 PM

2:00 PM

451 Strickland Hall

Military Science/Aerospace Studies

Join the ROTC programs of Mizzou for fun on Stankowski Field and food at Crowder Hall. A dodgeball tournament will kick off at 3:00 PM

Mizzou ROTC Open House

1:00 PM

3:00 PM

Crowder Hall and Stankowski Field


Join us for a School of Music open house.  We’ll be available to answer questions, offer permission numbers, sign-up for auditions, and discuss any potential music interest for you.  We welcome many non-majors every year in all our ensembles and have several general music classes for those wanting to keep up their music while pursuing a different major.

School of Music Open House

2:00 PM

4:00 PM

Fine Arts Building Lobby

Physics & Astronomy

Physics will have a reception for new and returning students in the afternoon.

Laws Observatory will be open _____

Physics & Astronomy Reception

1:30 PM

2:30 PM

223a Physics Building

Political Science

Political Science will hold a Welcome Reception. Everyone stopping by will have the following fabulous opportunities:  Register to Vote for the Upcoming 2018 midterm election; learn about extracurricular activities such as Poli Sci Club, Mock Trial, Debate, and Model UN; and ask questions about the major. Refreshments will be served! 

Political Science Welcome Reception

1:00 PM

3:00 PM

104 Professional Building

Psychological Sciences

Learn more about the opportunities in the Department of Psychological Sciences.  Meet with members of our advising office.  Learn about service and research opportunities.  Challenge your psychological awareness to win prizes!

Welcome to Psychological Sciences

10:00 AM

12:00 PM

103 McAlester Hall

Religious Studies

Our department is planning to host an open house (with coffee, doughnuts and fruit) for new and returning students.

Religious Studies Open House

10:00 AM

12:00 PM

221 Arts & Science Building


The department will share information on the following:

Statistics Open House

1:00 PM

3:00 PM

134A Middlebush Hall

Romance Languages & Literatures

We will show case our various study abroad programs and our Spanish, French, and Italian Clubs. We will also display books published by our colleagues. Light refreshment and cookies will be served to students.

Romance Languages & Literatures Showcase

11:00 AM

1:00 PM

148 Arts & Science Building


The Theatre Department is hosting a pizza lunch for new and returning students and a special session about the new theatrical season and our course offerings. We will also have a photographer offering “headshots” to new theatre students in the Rhynsburger lobby.

Theatre Department Pizza Party

12:00 PM

2:00 PM

Rhynsberger Theater in the Fine Arts Building

School of Visual Studies

We will host a back to school reception. Faculty will be present, and refreshments will be served. This will be a meet and greet for new and returning students.

School of Visual Studies Reception

12:00 PM

2:00 PM

George Caleb Bingham Gallery in the Fine Arts Building

Women’s & Gender Studies

WGST will host an open-house lunch.

Women’s & Gender Studies Open House

12:00 PM

2:00 PM

325 Strickland Hall