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Summer & Fall Enrollment for Transfer and Former Students

Southern Welcome Department

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Dear Transfer and Former Student,

 The first step in being a lion is to apply for admission and to be accepted.  You will receive an acceptance letter from the Admissions office.

The second step is to enroll for the summer/fall classes.  You have two options for enrollment.  You can enroll at the April 12th Transfer/Former Student Southern Welcome or enroll on your own beginning April 13th. Registration Form

Option 1:  You can enroll at the Transfer Southern Welcome on April 12th.  This is a one-stop orientation and enrollment event specifically geared toward transfer and former students.   Faculty advisors and student support services such as:   Financial Aid, Bursars, and IT departments are housed in one location, Billinsly Student Center, for one afternoon to assist you in preparing for classes.  Southern Welcome mailers will be sent to transfer and former students who have been accepted to the university beginning February 9th.  If you choose to enroll at Southern Welcome, an online reservation is required.  The reservation form will be made available on Friday, February 10th.  Spots are limited and we want to ensure we have enough faculty advisors on hand to accommodate your needs. 

Option 2:  You can schedule an appointment with a facutly advisor beginning Thursday, April 13th.  If you choose option 2,   please refer to the enrollment checklist below to ensure you have met with the appropriate departments to assist you in completing the enrollment process. 

Enrollment Check List: 

Please contact the Southern Welcome office if you have any questions 417-625-9731.

Welcome to MSSU!

Teresa Thompson
Director, First-Year Experience
Southern Welcome Coordinator
3950 East Newman Road
Joplin, MO 64801
Office: 417-625-9731
Fax: 417-659-4028

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