Dates and Deadlines
Reply to Offer of Admission
After you’ve been admitted, accept our offer of admission. Then be sure to pay your $300 enrollment fee.
Students who want to attend Mizzou next Fall can start submitting applications.
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. 7.
Recommended apply-by date for scholarships
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
Transfer students who want to attend Mizzou in the spring should apply by this date.
Housing and dining contracts available
Housing Preference Form available
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
Apply for scholarships and fellowship programs offered through the MU Honors College by December 1.
Apply for general and departmental scholarships
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
After you’ve applied, be sure to set up your myZou account access so you can complete other enrollment steps.
FAFSA priority deadline
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
Honors College application deadline
First round of room assignments available
Receive your financial aid offer
Final financial aid offers for Fall semester will be released mid-March.
New Student Form available to sign up for orientation
Beginning March 15, students admitted for the Fall semester should sign up for Summer Welcome.
#IChooseMizzou Decision Day
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
Students who submitted a Housing Preference Form and a Housing & Dining Contract by May 1 will recieve their assignment.
Summer transfer application deadline
Transfer students who want to attend Mizzou in the summer should apply by this date.
Summer Welcome Orientation
All students admitted for the Fall semester attend Summer Welcome, Mizzou’s new student orientation program.
Fall transfer application deadline
Transfer students who want to attend Mizzou in the fall should apply by this date.