The Office of New Student Programs (NSP) provides ongoing programs and services that support new students and families in transition to University of Missouri – St. Louis.

We provide a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere, connect students to University resources and people, acquaint new students with institutional expectations and values, promote learning and discovery both inside and outside of the classroom, and foster pride in the UMSL community.  

MISSION (Office of New Student Programs created February 2013)


ALL entering students will experience a seamless transition and become engaged community members. 


In connection with NSP's mission and the University's retention goals, NSP programs and experiences will support the student transition and sense of belonging by...