Student Resources and Success

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Help for CNAS students

College can be tough. Use these resources to aid your journey.

Student support

From scholarships to class help, we’re here to support you.
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Scholarships and financial aid

Apply for scholarships and other financial aid.

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Advisement in CNAS

The place to go if you have questions about classes, requirements or other academic needs.

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International students

Helping Bears from around the world succeed in college.

Excess hours form

Do you need to take more than 18 credit hours in a semester? Complete the request for excess hours form.

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How to turn in your form

First, make sure you’ve completed all the steps listed in the guide above.

Then, submit your form as a physical copy or by email.

Policies to know: Academic suspension and reinstatement

Review the guidelines for academic suspension and reinstatement in CNAS.

Become a student

Not yet a Bear?

Get started on your application to Missouri State.

If you’re already in college, transfer guides are also available.

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Explore CNAS events, facilities and research

Conferences. Competitions. Cutting-edge research. Awesome tools.

Take advantage of everything you can do.

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CNAS events

If you love science and have a competitive side, mark your calendar for these annual events.

Facilities, Outreach and Research

Ground-breaking research is always happening.

Undergraduate Research Day

Show off what you’ve done as a student.


Become a leader, build your network and explore your career options.

Attend the CNAS Student Expo

Each fall, all the student organizations in CNAS gather in the same space and you can explore them while meeting other STEM students.

With so many options, you’re bound to find the right fit for you.

Event details

Download student expo flyer (.pdf)*

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Education abroad

Have a life-changing experience as you study in a different country. Earn college credit.

Living-Learning Communities

Live among other future scientists, engineers and like-minded STEM students.

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Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation

This program helps underrepresented students pursue STEM careers.

Campus resources

Beyond CNAS, there are many more places at Missouri State that can help you.