Devin and classmates

Due to COVID-19 our summer showcase days have been cancelled. Stay tuned for future dates.

Prospective students are invited to join us at one of our UMSL Optometry Showcase Workshops to learn more about the field of optometry, admission process, and about the University of Missouri-St. Louis College of Optometry. The showcase 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
  • Learn how to finance your education
  • Tour the College 
  • Tour the Patient Care Center
  • Talk with current students
  • Have your questions answered
  • Hear from a panel of faculty members


The showcase is free but 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 9:45 a.m.  The workshop will include a 15 minute break with a light snack provided.

University of Missouri-St. Louis South Campus (map)
College of Optometry - Marillac Hall
7800 Natural Bridge Road
St. Louis, MO 63121

Parking is available in front of Marillac Hall in lots V or W. A parking pass is not required for this event.

We look forward to seeing you at our next showcase!