Dates and Deadlines

Reply to Offer of Admission

Any time

After you’ve been admitted, accept our offer of admission. Then be sure to pay your $300 enrollment fee.

Application opens

Aug. 1

Students who want to attend Mizzou next Fall can start submitting applications.

FAFSA available

Oct. 1

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) becomes available on Oct. 1. We recommend all students fill out the FAFSA. Mizzou’s FAFSA code is 002516, and our priority deadline is Jan. 5.

Recommended apply-by date for scholarships

Nov. 15

You can apply to Mizzou at any time, but you’re encouraged to apply for admission by Nov. 15 to ensure you are able to meet the earliest scholarship deadline of Dec. 1. Learn how to Apply.

Once you’ve applied to Mizzou, use ScholarshipUniverse to apply for general and departmental scholarships by Dec. 1.

Spring transfer application deadline

Dec. 1

Transfer students who want to attend Mizzou in the spring should apply by this date.

Learn about the application process

Housing and dining contracts available

Dec. 1

Housing and Dining Contracts are available for admitted students. Complete it and make the required prepayment by February 1 to be included in the first round of housing assignments. Complete it and make the required payment by May 1 to be included in the second round.

Housing Preference Form available

Dec. 1

Housing Preference Forms are available for students who have applied for admission. Complete it by February 1 in order to be included in the first round of housing assignments. Complete it by May 1 to be included in the second round.

Scholars & Fellows programs application deadline

Dec. 1

Apply for scholarships and fellowship programs offered through the MU Honors College by December 1.

Apply for general and departmental scholarships

Dec. 1

The priority deadline to apply for general and departmental scholarships is Dec. 1. Apply using ScholarshipUniverse. You have to submit your application for admission first.

Set up your myZou account

Any time

After you’ve applied, be sure to set up your myZou account access so you can complete other enrollment steps.

FAFSA priority deadline

Jan. 7

This is Mizzou’s priority deadline for submitting or renewing your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Priority deadline to complete housing preference form and contract

Feb. 1

Submit your housing preference form and contract by February 1 to be included in the first round of room assignments.

Honors College application deadline

March 1

This is the preferred deadline for students entering in the fall. Fill out the incoming freshman application or the transfer application.

First round of room assignments available

March 1

Students who completed a Housing Preference Form and a Housing & Dining Contract by February 1 can log into MyHousing to view their assignment.

Receive your financial aid offer

Mid-March

Final financial aid offers for Fall semester will be released mid-March.

New Student Form available to sign up for orientation

March 15

Beginning March 15, students admitted for the Fall semester should sign up for Summer Welcome.

#IChooseMizzou Decision Day

May 1

Deadline to submit both the Housing Preference Form and the Housing and Dining Contract (with prepayment) in order to be included in the second round of housing assignments (housing will be assigned on a rolling basis for students who submit the Housing Preference Form and Housing and Dining Contract after this date).

Last day to decline admission and receive a full refund on enrollment and housing fees.

Second round of room assignments available

June 1

Students who submitted a Housing Preference Form and a Housing & Dining Contract by May 1 will recieve their assignment.

Summer transfer application deadline

June 1

Transfer students who want to attend Mizzou in the summer should apply by this date.

Learn about the application process

Summer Welcome Orientation

June

All students admitted for the Fall semester attend Summer Welcome, Mizzou’s new student orientation program.

Fall transfer application deadline

July 1

Transfer students who want to attend Mizzou in the fall should apply by this date.

Learn about the application process