Student Support Services

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Get the support you need

Working closely with faculty and student support units across campus, we strive to provide you with the same high quality education and level of support all Missouri State students have come to expect.

Receive academic support

Missouri State is committed to helping you succeed. We provide resources and support centers across campus and beyond. Let us help you.

Apply for financial aid

Paying for college

Start your quest for financial aid by filing out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). The Adult Student Services office or Office of Student Financial Aid can help.

Discover additional financial aid options available through the Office of Student Financial Aid.

Order textbooks

Purchasing digital course materials through StreamlinED

  • If your course is using the StreamlinED system for materials, you will automatically have access to your textbook and course materials through Blackboard, Missouri State's learning management system. Charges will be applied directly to your Missouri State account.

Ordering your books through MSU Bookstore

Arrange to take a test

Taking tests on campus

On-campus test proctoring is provided through the Testing Center within the Meyer Library.

Taking tests at MSU satellite offices

Off-campus testing is available at select satellite offices.

Using online testing tools

How to install Respondus Lockdown Browser and take a test from within your home.

Use Office 365 Education

Use Brightspace

Brightspace is the University's academic learning management system (LMS). Brightspace may be used within online, seated, and hybrid courses.

Set up and use Zoom

What is Zoom?

Zoom is a third-party web and video conferencing technology that allows you to:

  • Join online class sessions and meetings

  • Call into sessions when internet is slow or inaccessible

  • Chat with other students and your instructor

  • Share tools and files

  • Participate in student breakout groups and collaborate

  • Use a whiteboard to illustrate course content and concepts

Prepare for a job search

Missouri State's Career Center supports past and present Bears with career development services including a job search toolkit, an online career management system called Handshake, and more.

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