Information for Students

Exploring/Choosing a Major

Registering for Classes

  • General education requirements – List of general education requirements for all campus majors. A good tool for exploring students to use when selecting courses
  • Class Offerings (formerly Schedule of Courses) Course offerings for each semester. Allows students to select categories to narrow the search, and indicates open courses.
  • Course registration  Step-by-step instructions on how to register for courses. Learn how to use myZou.
  • Dates and deadlines Lists important semester dates: deadlines for adding and dropping classes and for transferring divisions.

Other Academic Advising Resources

  • Advising at MU Describes the advising process at MU. Defines advising terminology as well as how to contact an advisor, and academic policies and procedures.
  • Transfer equivalency Informs students how courses transfer from other Missouri institutions to MU. An especially helpful tool for transfer students, students who have earned dual high school/college credit, and MU students who intend to take courses at another school during the summer.
  • Registrar’s Office Quick links to myZOU and instructions for requesting transcripts.

Learning Center Services

  • Tiger Tutors Review, ask questions and discuss problems with knowledgeable tutors in math, the sciences, business, nursing, statistics and Spanish. Free for all students and no appointment necessary!
  • Study Plan Consultant A one-on-one consultation with a trained peer to help you organize your schedule and to put a plan in place to study for exams and complete your work on time.
  • Writing Center We offer writing support to all students at the University of Missouri. Although tutors are not editors, they can help with any stage of the writing process: from initial brainstorming, to major structural revisions, to putting the finishing touches on a final draft.
  • The Online Writery Just like face-to-face appointments, we can help you work on submissions for any writing projects, including all course-related assignments, personal statements, cover letters, scholarship essays, creative writing pieces, or pretty much anything else you can think of that has sentences. All submissions are free and completely confidential.
  • TRiO Program Part of the federal program called Student Support Services, this program is designed to help promising students from underrepresented groups meet the academic, financial,and social demands of a college education.
  • Learning and Study Strategies Learn techniques and strategies for improving academic learning and how to become a more successful college student, including tips for learning online, time management, notetaking, study skills and taking exams.
  • Resources for All Mizzou Students Find information for different resources on campus and off-campus that can help support you academically, physically and emotionally!

Career Resources

Writing Center Services

  • Writing support is available year-round via the Online Writery and synchronously via video or on-campus sites during fall, spring, and summer semesters. Students can access the Writing Center in the following ways:
  • To schedule an appointment with a tutor, log on to the Online Writery with your pawprint and password. The site will show you appropriate tutors for your writing needs, and you can view the campus site or Zoom options available in the “Location” column. You will receive:
    • A confirmation email with your appointment details, including a Zoom link for Zoom appointments
    • A reminder email the morning of your appointment
    • An email “receipt” the morning after your appointment, which you can forward to an instructor/professor for proof of attendance
  • The Online Writery is also where you can submit a draft for review. This service is available 24/7/365, and generally provides a 24-to-48-hour turnaround. You will receive a confirmation email when you submit and another email when a tutor has responded.