“C” for Yourself

October 13-15, 2017
April 20-22, 2018

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“C” For Yourself weekend is intended to be informative, casual, relaxed, and fun!

Current students, faculty, staff, and members of the P.E.O. Sisterhood will welcome you, answer your questions, and encourage you to join our college community. Take advantage of every opportunity to learn more about Cottey College, ask any questions you have, and explore our campus and facilities.

The center of a Cottey experience is classroom education, the mentoring relationships developed with professors, and the encouragement and support received in pursuit of academic excellence. Cottey College is the place to develop leadership skills and be inspired by traditions that are an important part of the College’s history.

We look forward to seeing you on campus! If there is anything that we can do to help you navigate the admission, financial aid and enrollment process, don’t hesitate to contact us at admit@cottey.edu or (417) 667-6010.

“C” for Yourself registration for the spring will open in February.


Cost: $50.00 per student, and includes all meals, overnight accommodations, Cottey swag, and transportation to/from MCI airport (if needed).

Please note that in order to stay overnight in a Cottey residence hall, you must be a junior or senior in high school or be at least 16 years of age.

After registering, please complete the following form: On-Campus Release/Travel Information.



Check-in for the event will be held in the Haidee and Allen Wild Center for the Arts (please refer to the campus map) on Friday from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. and Saturday from 8:00 – 8:30 a.m. If you are delayed in your travels or have a change in plans, please call the Office of Enrollment Management at 1-888-5-COTTEY (1-888-526-8839) so we will know when to expect you.


Parents and guests are welcome to attend all of the events throughout the weekend, but unfortunately they must make their own accommodations for overnight lodging in Nevada. Please see hotel and restaurant list for local lodging information and dining options.

  • Sleeping bag and pillow (you will most likely be sleeping on a couch)
  • Casual clothing
  • Dressy clothes for Sunday brunch (no jeans/denim please)
  • Toiletries
  • Towel
  • Washcloth
  • Spending money
  • Camera

Shuttle departs from Terminal C, Gate 90 on Friday at 4:00 p.m.
Shuttle arrives at MCI Airport on Sunday at 2:30 p.m

When you arrive at the Kansas City International Airport (MCI), please collect your baggage and proceed to Terminal C, Gate 90. In the event that your arrival is at Terminal A or B, following baggage claim, step outside to a Red Bus sign. A red bus, providing free shuttle service, will stop for you. Tell the driver you are going to Terminal C, Gate 90. (Please refer to the airport map.) If your flight is delayed or your itinerary changes for any reason, please call the Office of Enrollment Management at 1-888-5COTTEY (1-888-526-8839) so we will know when to expect you. If Cottey shuttle times are not feasible, Kansas City International Airport is serviced by several rental car agencies.

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