About Us and Contact Information

Residence Life Department team standing in front of Kentwood Hall

Residence Life, Housing and Dining Services

Our mission

We build vibrant, diverse communities in high-quality facilities and foster student success and self-awareness by engaging students in the Public Affairs Mission. 

Our vision

We strive to be an intentional and progressive department that excels in providing the highest level of service, support and development to students and staff members in the Missouri State University community. 

Our values

Communities where students can build and maintain connections with each other and the university

  • Affordable and well-maintained facilities
  • Healthy dining
  • Caring, competent and approachable staff members
  • Inclusiveness and individual differences
  • Student success both inside and outside the classroom

Contact us

You are the reason for our work. Please contact us if there is anything we can do to make your experience as a resident more meaningful or comfortable.

Toll-free telephone

417-836-5503 (hearing-assistive phone)




Office location
Hammons House 104

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday

Mailing address
Missouri State University
Residence Life, Housing and Dining Services
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897