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General Information


Winter Fire School courses and workshops will be conducted on the University of Missouri Columbia campus. The Equipment Exposition will be located in the Columbia Expo Center at the Holiday Inn Executive Center, February 2, 2018, from 12:00–9:00 p.m.

Class Selection

Participants of Winter Fire School may select any one (1) 12-hour course or any three (3) 4-hour workshops or any one (1) 8-hour workshop and any one (1) 4-hour workshop. We will make every effort to enroll you in your first choice selection(s). However, in the event that your primary choice(s) is full, please choose alternate selections for each course or workshop selected. Changes in class selection must be made immediately upon receipt of confirmation and are subject to availability. Course numbers are located on the Conference at a Glance page.

Age Disclaimer

Individuals under the age of 16 may not participate in the Winter Fire School. Those 16 to 17 years of age may participate with a written statement of responsibility by an accompanying adult member of the sponsoring organization who will participate in the same class(es). This must be filed with our office prior to the school. Contact MU FRTI for more information.

Dress Code

It is each student’s responsibility to use good judgment in selecting attire that projects a professional image while remaining appropriate for climate differences and classroom activities. Acceptable attire at the fire school is business casual or official department uniform.

Tuition Fee

Preregistration is required for the 2018 Winter Fire School. Accepted payment methods include department purchase order, letter of billing authorization on official letterhead, personal check made payable to University of Missouri, and VISA, MasterCard, or Discover credit cards.


Fees Have Not Been Announced

Preregistration is Required

Your expenditure for this conference may qualify you for a Lifetime Learning federal tax credit. Please consult with your tax adviser on how this new credit may benefit you.


Webcast requirements include: high speed internet connection and Windows Media Player. Fees will consist of a per class single user fee, or a per class site fee that covers up to 10 seats. All registered participants will receive certificates.


License Type

Fee Per Class

Single User

One Participant Per Webcast, Includes Certificate

Fees Have Not Been Announced

Department Site

Up To 10 Participants Per Webcast, Including Certificates

Fees Have Not Been Announced

Alcohol/Smoking Policy

The University of Missouri is both an alcohol and smoke free campus.


For a detailed map of designated parking areas please visit:

Americans with Disabilities

If you have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the MU Fire and Rescue Training Institute at 800-869-3476 immediately. Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate your needs.

Notice of Nondiscrimination

The University of Missouri does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability or status as a qualified protected veteran. For more information, call Human Resource Services at 573-882-4256, the Director of MU Equity/Title IX Coordinator at 573-882-9069 or the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights. This publication is made available in accessible formats upon request. For assistance please call 800-869-3476.

Customer Service

If you need assistance at the fire school you may stop by the Service Desk during the following times:

MU Student Center

The MU Student Center will be open during Winter Fire School. There will be a variety of dining options available and many restaurants within walking distance of campus as well. You can see more at the website for the new MU Student Center.

A map of local dining options is available here.

Questions ?

Questions regarding Winter Fire School registration contact:

MU Fire and Rescue Training Institute
800-869-3476 or 573-882-4735
fax: 573-882-0678

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