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Student Organization and Relevant Groups

Resource Centers

Asian Affairs Center

The University of Missouri's Asian Affairs Center (AAC), created in 1998 by the Office of the Provost, reflects the university's formal recognition of the cultural, strategic and economic importance of the nations of the Pacific Rim. The AAC has a mandate to build upon MU's substantial Asian programs, university and alumni linkages, and teaching and research connections in the region to benefit citizens, government entities, and businesses in Missouri and in the region.

Cambio Center

Established in 2004, the MU Cambio Center leads research and outreach on Latinos and changing communities. The Mission Statement guides the Center's work to help understand the demographic changes in our communities and to provide knowledge and best practices to facilitate a smooth integration of newcomers and immigrants of all backgrounds to Missouri and the Midwest.

Counseling Center

The MU Counseling Center promotes the success and growth of individuals in the MU community and the campus as a whole, fostering personal, intellectual and psychological well-being.

Disability Center

The Disability Center serves as a resource to and partner with our campus community to remove barriers and promote the principles of universal design.

Gaines Oldham Black Culture Center

The Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center (GOBCC) is dedicated to providing social and educational programs that reflect the history, heritage and culture of the African Diaspora to all students, faculty, staff and the Mid-Missouri community. Additionally, the GOBCC is a willing partner with entities endeavoring to make the University of Missouri a more inclusive and welcoming environment for diverse populations through education, outreach, and collaboration. Lastly, the GOBCC envisions itself as an instrument of orientation and instruction on the issues of race, politics, economics, community, art and culture of the African Diaspora.

LGBTQ Resource Center

The goal of the MU LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer) Resource Center is to meet the needs of Mizzou’s campus.

Multicultural Center

The MU Multicultural Center wants you to know that their home, is your home.  The Multicultural Center is proud to be a safe and comfortable space for students of all identities and backgrounds. As a place for identity exploration and reclamation, the Center truly works to address the needs of underrepresented populations, providing a safe outlet and home away from home.

Office for Financial Success

The Mizzou Office for Financial Success (OFS), located in 162 Stanley Hall, is a Money Management Center (MMC) directed by the Personal Financial Planning (PFP) Department and staffed by student volunteers.  Our primary mission is to improve the financial well-being of the campus community through the use of one-on-one consultations and group workshops.

Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention Center

Home of Green Dot Mizzou, the Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention (RSVP) Center is committed to decreasing the prevalence of rape, sexual assault, relationship violence and stalking by creating a campus culture that does not tolerate violence. Professional RSVP Center staff members provide basic crisis intervention and advocacy services for survivors of violence, while student staff and student organizations hold many educational programs and events throughout the year for the campus community.

Wellness Resource Center

The Wellness Resource Center (WRC) uses a comprehensive, campus wide, year-long wellness approach that begins during summer orientation and continues every month throughout the year. Each year, over 200 student programs are delivered in a wide variety of locations including academic classrooms and residence halls. The WRC plans on-going activities and events that support wellness as it relates to issues such as alcohol, tobacco and other drug use, nutrition and fitness, stress and mental health and other wellness issues.

Women's Center

The MU Women’s Center welcomes students, staff, faculty and members of our local community. The Center provides opportunities for learning, service and support. The Center is open to everyone.

Student Organizations

Graduate Student Association


Graduate Professional Council

GPC is recognized as the official democratic government for graduate, professional and post-baccalaureate students at MU. GPC designs programs, provides resources, and serves academic, professional and social needs of students. Site Facebook

Association of Black Graduate and Professional Students

ABGPS seeks to assist in monitoring the academic progress of Black graduate and professional students, as well as supply them with information to promote a more positive experience at MU. Facebook

Alternative Career Exploration in the Sciences 

ACES focuses on providing career seminars and networking events for graduate students and postdocs in the life sciences. Site Facebook LinkedIn

Latino/a Graduate & Professional Network 


Mi-STEM (Minorities in STEM)


International Students


Graduate Peer Mentors

Griffiths Leadership Society for Women


National Networks

National Association of Graduate-Professional Students

The NAGPS is a networking organization for students and their organizations. The Web site contains resources and links. NAGPS also serves as an advocate at the local and national levels. Site  Facebook LinkedIn

National Black Graduate Student Association

The NBGSA is the nation’s largest interdisciplinary graduate organization for students of African descent. The association was established to address the needs and concerns of black graduate and professional students, and to encourage black undergraduates to pursue advanced degrees. Facebook

Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science

SACNAS is a society of scientists dedicated to fostering the success of  Chicano/Hispanic and Native American scientists—from college students to professionals—to attain advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership in science. Site