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The Center for Inclusive Excellence in Graduate Education hosts several initiatives for the preparation of undergraduate students for graduate education, provides professional development and supports the  academic success of current students, as well offers resources for graduate recruitment and retention professionals.

TigerView

The Center for Inclusive Excellence in Graduate Education is dedicated to enhancing the intellectual stimulation that comes from a diverse campus community.


In keeping with this aim, the TigerView campus visitation program brings prospective graduate students with a serious interest in pursuing a graduate degree at Mizzou to our campus for a two-day visitation program.

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First Year Fellows Program

The First Year Fellows Program is designed to ensure that the Office of Graduate Studies’ Marshall, Ridgel, Carver, and McNair Fellowship recipients are provided with essential tools, information, and resources needed to enhance their successful pursuit and completion of a graduate program. More specifically, through monthly seminars and various activities throughout the academic year, the program seeks to:
The First Year Fellows Program is designed to help ensure that the Office of Graduate Studies’ Marshall, Ridgel, and McNair Fellowship recipients are provided with essential tools, information, and resources needed to enhance their successful pursuit and completion of a graduate program. More specifically, through monthly seminars and various activities throughout the academic year, the program seeks to:
  • Equip students with the basic skills required to make a comfortable transition into the graduate school culture
  • Provide students with information on requirements and expectations in their department and the Office of Graduate Studies
  • Introduce students to specific protocols necessary for success in their program of study
  • Familiarize students with available University and departmental resources, key personnel and support networks, and the means to access them
  • Connect students with other graduate students from underrepresented groups, student organizations, administrators, and faculty at MU
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Glimpse into Graduate School
Seminar Program

The Glimpse into Graduate School Seminar Program provides current undergraduate students with the resources, programming, and support that are necessary to achieve their aspirations for graduate study. Click here for information to learn more.
The Glimpse into Graduate School Seminar Program is an initiative that provides current undergraduate students with the resources, programming, and support that are necessary to achieve their aspirations for graduate study. The goal of the program is to empower students to develop the confidence and skills necessary for a comfortable transition and success in competitive graduate programs. Selected participants will attend seminars and workshops and complete assignments that encompass a wide array of topics. Glimpse sessions are presented by administrators, faculty, staff, and graduate students of MU. Assignments for the Glimpse program will be communicated during the weekly sessions and also available via Canvas.
Students who miss no more than one Glimpse seminar session or assignment are eligible for an application fee waiver for graduate studies at the University of Missouri. Also, students who attend all Glimpse sessions and complete all required assignments will be eligible to receive a one-time refund of the cost of the GRE (Graduate Record Examination) General Test. This refund does not include any costs students may incur for General Subject tests, late fees, or test date change fees. In order to receive a refund for the GRE General Test, students must provide proof that the GRE test has been taken.

Fall 2018 Glimpse Program will run from the week of September 17 to the week of October 29, 2018.

Eligibility

Eligible candidates include:
  • Current University of Missouri, Lincoln University, or Moberly Area Community College undergraduate students
  • Members of racial or ethnic groups that are underrepresented in graduate education (i.e., African American, American Indian, Alaskan Native, Pacific Islander, or Hispanic/Latinx)
  • First-generation college students (i.e., parent(s) or guardian(s) did not attend college or attended college but did not graduate and earn a bachelor’s degree)
  • Students within two years of entering graduate study
  • Students with strong academic records
  • Students with interest in one of MU’s official graduate degree programs

Application Process

The application for the 2018-2019 academic year is now available. We encourage interested students to submit all application materials by the August 24, 2018 deadline at 5 p.m..
Applications received after the deadline will be considered if space is still available and students will be notified no later than two weeks before the first seminar. See application process below:

Contact

Questions regarding the Glimpse into Graduate School Seminar Program should be directed to CIE Director Dr. Raquel Arouca at aroucar@missouri.edu.

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