Hangouts and study places around campus

Here is a dissected look at a sampling of nooks and crannies to spend some time away from home.

Academic dishonesty is not tolerated, and students must avoid it

Understanding what constitutes academic dishonesty is important for all MU students, especially incoming freshmen.  

Mizzou football traditions create team spirit, unity among fans

Here's a guide to what happens at a Missouri football game.

Here's the lowdown on dining plans and on-campus eateries

Students have three block plan options to use at residential dining locations. Here is a guide to the menus, hours and secrets at the various locations.

What you need to know about gaining residency in Missouri

Students interested in gaining residency to qualify for in-state tuition must live in the state for 12 consecutive months and have a job.

Vegetarian options are plentiful in Columbia

Many Columbia restaurants have developed menus to satisfy diverse dietary needs and tastes.

Paint the M gives freshmen a close look at Faurot Field

The tradition to freshen up the M began in 1957. It measures 95 feet high and 90 feet wide.

Black and gold are the fashion for football games

The golden rule for dressing for football games: Make sure you wear your black and gold.

Think beyond a class schedule when building a relationship with your adviser

Sharyn Freyermuth provides advice about getting the most out of your time with your adviser.

Here's where to find good pizza, burgers, sushi, pasta and more

Wondering what to chow down on when in downtown Columbia? Here are few of the favorite restaurants and dives among students and residents.

Students give recommendations for tailgating on game day

Across the southern edge of MU, students and alumni will be mingling, eating and playing toss games.

MU libraries offer online resources to assist research, other projects

Students can live-chat with a librarian to find what they're looking for.


Interesting classes at MU range from Amish studies to social biotechnology

MU has many interesting and challenging courses to offer. 


MU professors talk about how students can succeed

MU professors advise new students regarding classroom attendance, the use of technology devices in the classroom and taking advantage of office hours.

A guide to popular off-campus housing complexes

When you are ready to move out of the dorms, there are plenty of options for student apartments in Columbia.

Where to find quiet, handy study spots at MU

Even in the most obvious places, there are hidden spots that can be a good fit for your studying needs.

How to put myZou to work for you

MyZou is one of the most frequently used websites for MU students. Here are a few tips to help you find the information you need efficiently. 

There's more to RecSports than basketball and football

RecSports is a clearinghouse for a wide variety of intramural sports such as volleyball and singles tennis. For those looking to get involved in something more offbeat, RecSports also has some unusual options.

On game day, don't forget sunscreen, sunglasses and a loud voice

Here are a few essential items needed to make your first football game day a fond memory. 

Need Tiger gear? Stores offer clothing, accessories, tailgate items and more

Here is a complete list of stores around town to help you blend in with black and gold.