Living on Campus

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Residence Life

The housing application for 2015-2016 is available online. Click link to be directed to LIONET.  You will enter first part of e-mail address for user name and six digit pin for password, then select HOUSING APPLICATIONS AND FORMS located under Campus Housing header. 



All residence hall styles include cable, internet, individual heating/air, twin xl beds, desks, desk chairs, and wastebaskets.  For more specific amenities, click on each hall style.  Offices in the residence halls supply trash bags and light bulbs.

Laundry facilities, located in the Mayes Student Life Center, Blaine Hall and McCormick Hall are available for resident students at no charge.  All you need is your University ID for access.  Quad styles are equipped with washer/dryer.

The Residence Hall Association (RHA) provides programming for all resident students.  These have included skate night, paintball, pool and ping pong tournaments, dodge ball, water wars, Super Bowl, holiday celebrations, the Residence Hall Cup competition and MORE!!

Missouri Southern State University
Residence Life Office
3950 E. Newman Road
Joplin, MO 64801
Phone: 417-625-9522
Fax: 417-625-3070

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide a safe, comfortable, and supportive community that is conducive to our resident's academic pursuits and personal growth which will prepare them for a diverse society.

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