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Make your room your own without spending a lot at these secondhand stores

Looking for some cheap and interesting additions for your new space? Go out and check out these cool secondhand stores.

Tips for navigating MU's online registration system

Registering for classes? Making a payment? Finding your schedule? At MU, it's all done on myZou. Take a tour of the website to get a leg up on other incoming students.

Free and frugal events around campus

Fun activities on and off campus that are sure to fit into a college student's budget.


Live theater performances offered in Columbia

Stages in and around Columbia will feature a variety of musicals and non-musicals this fall.

Tips for adjusting to roommates and residence halls

Moving away from home and into a residence hall can be a tricky transition. Here are some tips on how to make the best of your dorm experience.

The scoop on dining plans, dining halls

 There are a lot of different dining plans and dining options at MU. Figure out which ones will be the best fit for you.

On a budget? Tips for having fun on the cheap in Columbia

A guide to staying entertained in Columbia without breaking the bank. 

Cheap eats around campus for each day of the week

Finding the best deals on food near campus can be a struggle. Here are some highlights of happy hour specials that can't be missed. 

MU website helps students make healthy choices when eating in dining halls

The Zoutrition website allows students to see the nutrition information for food items at every dining hall, cafe and restaurant on campus.

Campus centers offer assortment of resources for students

The Women's Center, Multicultural Center, RSVP Center, Wellness Resource Center, LGBTQ Resource Center and Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center are open to students looking for support, information and ways to get involved on campus.

At times of stress, MU Counseling Center can help

College can become stressful and overwhelming, but the MU Counseling Center can help.

How to budget and build your credit

Budgeting and even building a solid credit history for your future can be difficult to do, but MU's Office of Financial Success can help you get started.

No shortage of MU spirit in organized fan clubs

For fans of Missouri Athletics, the various student organizations provide an opportunity for students to meet new people and come together in their shared passion for MU Tiger pride.

How to use student charge and E.Z. Charge

MU offers students the ability to buy nearly anything sold on campus with just a swipe of their IDs thanks to student charge and E.Z. Charge. Here's how and where to use them.

Student ID gives access to most MU sporting events

Except for football and basketball, all MU athletic events are free for students who present a valid student ID at the gate on game day.


Getting sick? The Student Health Center is available to help

The Student Health Center offers medical, mental and wellness programs. Students can typically get appointments for the same day or the next day.

Preparation, knowledge needed to be a successful MU fan

If you don't know what "knockout" or "gold rush" mean, you need to go back to the books. Find the chants, clothes and conduct to get your game face on.

MU’s traditions keep community alive

During its 175-year history, MU has acquired traditions that include its mascot, Truman the Tiger, and a long-held rivalry with Kansas.

5 things to know about Chancellor Loftin

MU's new chancellor, R. Bowen Loftin, has made a name for himself wearing bow ties at all of the university's events. But there are a few other things to know about the chancellor before setting foot on campus.

MU Student Recreation Center offers workouts at various paces

No matter what your style of workout is, the MU Student Recreation Center has the right program for you.