Getting Started

Your Missouri State University-West Plains BearPass Login is your unique key to campus and online resources. Use your BearPass Login to log into campus computers, to register for classes, to view your class schedule and grades, to review your financial aid and account balances, and to access your work resources. Protect your information - please remember to keep your password private.

Step 1: Get a BearPass Number

Faculty and staff will be given their BearPass Number and Confirmation Number at orientation, while students will receive theirs by letter or other means prior to registration.

Step 2: Create Your Account

Once you have your BearPass Number, you can begin the account creation process. Enter your Confirmation Number when prompted or follow the instructions to get your Confirmation Number.

  1. Verify your identity.
    You’ll complete a form with your BearPass Number, Confirmation number or other information.
  2. Set answers for a few security questions.
    If you ever forget your password, you will be prompted to answer one of these security questions to verify your identity.
    Note: If the information you supply doesn’t match what we have on file, we’ll review your responses and contact you via email or telephone before activating the account. Once your information has been verified, you’ll be able to continue.
  3. Choose your BearPass Login and your University email address.
  4. Confirm your choices and set your password.
    Print or record your account information. You'll need it to register for classes.

Click to Get an account.

Step 3: Log in to My Grizzly Den

As a student, faculty or staff member, My Grizzly Den will be your primary point of entry to all Missouri State University-West Plains online resources.

New students should continue on to Step 4 to activate and begin using your email account.

Step 4: Set general settings for your University email account

  1. Click the blue Student Email button in the Quick Links column on the Home tab.
  2. Set your language and time zone.