Devin and classmates

Join us at a pre-optometry workshop to learn more about the field of optometry, admission process, and about the University of Missouri-St. Louis College of Optometry. Our pre-optometry workshop is designed to:

  • Explore the profession of optometry and the UMSL College of Optometry program
  • Learn about our admission requirements and where these courses may be taken
  • Find out about the Optometry Admission Test (OAT) and when it should be taken
  • Learn how to select a professional school based on your personal needs
  • Learn about our application procedures
  • Learn how to estimate cost of optometric education
  • Develop a budget
  • Learn how to finance your education
  • Tour the College 
  • Talk with current students
  • Discuss housing options
  • Have your questions answered
  • Hear from a panel of faculty members

**Due to federal healthcare patient privacy laws (HIPAA), campus tours do not include the University Center for Eye Care, however, we arrange for all tours to include the Pre-Clinical area.

Workshop Dates: 

• Friday, June 12, 2015


The workshop is free. Registration is required and is limited to 45 registrants (potential students and their families who are attending). 

Please check-in with a Student Services Representative in the lobby of Marillac Hall (South Campus) by 11:45 a.m.

The workshop will begin at noon and end around 4:00 p.m. The workshop will include a 15 minute break with a light snack provided.


University of Missouri-St. Louis
College of Optometry- Marillac Hall
7800 Natural Bridge Road
St. Louis MO 63121

We are located on South Campus.

Maps of the Campus

Parking is available in front of Marillac Hall in lots V or W. A parking pass is required and is mailed to the address provided at time of online registration. 

We look forward to seeing you at our next workshop!