Facilities and Resources

David D. Glass Hall, the home of College of Business, is a four-story, 185,000 square foot, state-of-the-art building symbolizing our emergence as one of the premier business schools in the Midwest.

Located in the southwest corner of the Missouri State campus, Glass Hall is close to convenient garage parking in Bear Park South or on several surface lots.

Picture of David Glass and Glass Hall

About David D. Glass

As the owner of the Kansas City Royals professional baseball team, a former chief executive officer of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., and a 1960 Missouri State alumnus, David D. Glass showed his long-time commitment to Missouri State with a major gift to fund the building of the College of Business facility. Because of his commitment and support, the Missouri State Board of Governors named the facility in his honor.

Glass Hall’s corporate presence is reflected in its:

  • Diverse classrooms
  • Computer labs
  • Student organization offices
  • Faculty and staff offices
  • Study areas

How Glass Hall serves students

Classrooms and computer labs are equipped and up-to-date, and the University’s wireless network affords additional flexibility and mobility within Glass Hall. Students, faculty and visitors can quickly walk to Duane G. Meyer Library, located directly east of Glass Hall.

Teaching and learning spaces include:

  • Auditorium classrooms
  • Tiered classrooms
  • Specialized team rooms
  • Interview rooms
  • Training rooms
  • A distance learning studio classroom
  • Executive classrooms

Offices in Glass Hall include:

  • Suites for each of COB’s seven academic departments
  • Business Advisement Center
  • Career Center

Images of the Library in various places

Duane G. Meyer Library

Home to nearly two million state and federal documents, Meyer Library also provides:

  • Missouri's only United Nations document depository
  • Research assistance
  • Subject guides
  • Indexes
  • Databases
  • Academic journals
  • International newspapers

Corporate Support

Our program is supported by IBM, which provides both methodologies and course materials to our program. These course materials can take the form of class assignments, case studies and lab exercises. This means that the curriculum for our students directly prepares them for their future jobs in the fields of computer information systems and IT service management with the latest and best available tools in the field of information technology.