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Transfer Students

The faculty and staff at Missouri Southern State University are excited to have you join the pride.  With over 140 degree options, we are confident that we have what you need to finish your degree.   Here is some important information that you will need to know about your next steps in becoming a Lion!

Transfer Admissions Requirements

  • Have a GPA of 2.0 or higher at your previous university/institution.
  • Leave your previous university/institution in good standing.
  • Have every institution you’ve attended send us your official transcripts.

Dates and Deadlines

Spring Semester Deadlines

January 26 100% of student account balance paid or payment plan created by 5 pm
January 27 Students will be dropped from courses for non-attendance/non-participation
January 28 Last day to withdraw with full refund
January 28 Late enrollment and add/drop costs now apply to schedule changes
February 9 Last day to withdraw with 50% Refund
May 2 Last day to withdraw from courses (Visit the Registrar's Office for drop forms)

Spring Semester Important Dates

January 18 Classes begin
January 17 Campus will be closed for MLK Day
March 21-25 Campus will be closed for Spring Break
May 6 Last day of Spring classes
May 9-12 Week of final examinations
May 12 Spring semester 2022 officially ends
May 14 Spring 2022 Commencement

Summer 2022 Important Dates

May 1 Enrollment Confirmation Begins
May 23 Ten- and Six-Week Sessions Begin
May 30 Memorial Day Holiday
June 6 First Four-Week and Eight-Week Sessions Begin
June 9 Last Day for Full Refund of Fees
June 13 Enrollment Confirmation Deadline
June 27 Last Day for Single and Total Withdrawal from first Four- and Six-Week Sessions
July 4 Dismissal for Fourth of July Holiday
July 5 Second Four-Week Session Begins
July 25 Last Day for Single and Total Withdrawal from second Four-, Eight- and Ten-Week Sessions
July 25-28 Final Exams
July 28 End of Semester

Fall 2022 Important Dates

April 2 - August 19 Open Enrollment
August 22 Classes begin
September 2 Last Day for Full Refund of Charges
September 5 Labor Day Holiday - Classes Dismissed
September 14 Withdrawal After This Date No Refund of Charges
October - 17 - 18 Fall Break - Classes Dismissed
November 23 - 25 Thanksgiving Holiday - Classes Dismissed
December 5 Last Day for Withdrawals with a “W”*
December 9 Last Day of Classes
December 12 - 15 Final Examinations
December 15 End of Semester
December 17 Commencement

*While you can enroll in classes and make schedule changes until the first week of classes, we encourage you to enroll for classes as soon as the option becomes available to you.

Transfer Equivalency Self-Service

Our Transfer Equivalency Self-Service tool is designed to assist students who intend on transferring credits to Missouri Southern State University.