COVID-19 Updates for Mizzou Admissions

Preparing for college can be stressful even under normal circumstances. As all our lives have been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, we want to make sure that you get the information and help you need to continue your admissions journey.

This new reality will be an entirely different experience and all members of our community share a responsibility for the collective well-being and success of all Tigers. At Mizzou, we’re all in this together.

This page is where new information from the Office of Admissions will be posted, so please check it regularly.

The overall campus plan is available on the Show Me Renewal site.


My ACT or SAT testing date was canceled and I don’t have a test score. What now?

We know there are a lot of students in this situation. We have reviewed our admissions policies and are offering an option to apply without a test score for Fall 2021 and Fall 2022. Review our admission requirements to learn more.

Can I apply without an ACT or SAT score?

Yes. In response to the pandemic, we have reviewed our admissions policies and are offering an option to apply without a test score for Fall 2021 and Fall 2022. Review our admission requirements to learn more.

Is it too late to apply for Fall 2021?

No! Click the Apply button at the top of this page to get started.

When will I find out a decision?

For students applying with a test score, you will usually find out 2-3 weeks from when we receive all of your documents. If you are applying without a test score, it could take 4-6 weeks to receive a decision.

How do I apply for scholarships?

You can find out more about our scholarships here . After you apply, check your Application Status Page for more scholarship opportunities.

I’m worried about making a college decision right now.

We know that this big decision is even harder this year. We’re here for you. Please contact us to find out more about why Mizzou might be a good fit or how to apply.

Admitted Students

 I’m admitted for Fall 2021. What’s next?

Welcome to the Mizzou family! Next, you can check your application status page for your to-do list items.

 Will my classes be in-person or online? Will I need to wear a mask to class?

Classes for the 2021-22 school year will take place in person. We are following public health guidelines to keep our Tiger family safe. Check for the latest updates and guidelines.

 When do I register for classes?

You’ll register for classes during Summer Welcome, our orientation for incoming students. Find out more at

 Where can I find more information about Summer Welcome?

You can learn more on the Summer Welcome website at You’ll also receive emails with information on how to register and prepare for orientation.

 How do I register for Greek Recruitment?

You can learn more and sign up through the Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life at

 Where can I find more information about Housing and new student move-in?

You can learn more at

 Where can I find more information about Financial Aid?

Visit the website of the Office of Student Financial Aid at or email

Visits & events

Will I still see my Mizzou Rep at my high school? At my school’s college fair?

We are evaluating all future events for the safety of our prospective students and admissions representatives. We are happy to schedule virtual appointments individually or by high school. Contact us.

When will Mizzou resume campus visits?

We are welcoming future Tigers to tour in-person now. Schedule your visit!

I would like to meet with an Admissions Representative or someone from the major I am interested in.

You can request a virtual appointment and someone will reach out to you to schedule your appointment(s). Some departments are also doing in-person appointments.

Do you have virtual options if I am unable to travel to campus at this time?

Absolutely! We have a wide variety of virtual sessions available including Mizzou Overviews, current student panels and virtual tours.

General information about the Office of Admissions

Is the Office of Admissions open?

Yes, the Office of Admissions is open. Please contact us today or schedule an appointment or visit online.

Is Admissions staff available for help and support?

Yes! We are still available to help students and families with any questions or problems during our regular business hours.

How can I contact the Office of Admissions?

You can:

Still have questions? We’re here to help.

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