This is a good question. There are some immunizations that are required by the State of Missouri for your student to start his/her classes at Missouri State. Your student isn't REQUIRED to submit proof of immunizations (except for the ones listed below) but it is highly recommended. Having this information on file can be useful. At Missouri State, we have a fabulous … [Read more...] about Ask Priscilla! What immunizations does my student need to start classes at Missouri State?
Staying healthy at college is important for all students. Health can impact all facets of our lives, from sleep to what we eat all the way to if we are active and how we learn. Making positive choices can be easy as long as we have some guidelines. Sleep is important. If we do not get enough sleep, research has shown that it can influence our driving and also our ability … [Read more...] about Staying Healthy – Tips for all College Students
Imagine this... your student has worked hard all semester. Then, two days before finals, he/she starts to ache, cough, and feel miserably tired. Soon a fever of 101 degrees develops. Their illness lasts 5 days! This is not a formula for a successful finals week. Why risk 16 weeks of study and hard work just because your student didn’t take 20 minutes to get a flu … [Read more...] about Why risk sixteen weeks of study?
Stress — it should be a four letter word. We all have it, hate it, and deal with it. It’s the reason we devour pounds of chocolate. Through the years we have learned ways of handling stress that work best for us. College students are a bit different though. They have been shielded somewhat from the stress of what we will call “real life.” As they grew up, yes, they knew … [Read more...] about The Stress of College Life – Encouraging your Student to be Healthy
Welcome to the Missouri State Family We are thrilled that your student has selected MSU for their college experience. It is always exciting to welcome new students and their families to the BEAR community! As family members, you will find that Missouri State University is a very special place filled with outstanding faculty and staff ready to encourage and support your … [Read more...] about Family Association Newsletter – July 2014 edition