Additional Resources

Disability Center. The Disability Center provides reasonable accommodations, auxiliary aids and support services to ensure that students with disabilities have equal access to the educational programs and activities offered by the university. Some accommodations require advance planning, such as housing accommodations, interpreters/captioning, course substitutions, reduced course load and lab assistants.

Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center. The mission of the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center is to complement the academic programs of study and enrich the quality of campus life for Black students at the University of Missouri. Integral to this mission are the following aims: provide support for higher retention and graduation rates of Black students through social and educational programming; offer leadership development opportunities and establish a safe space for students. Additionally, the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center is a willing partner with entities endeavoring to make the University of Missouri and Columbia community a more inclusive and welcoming environment for diverse populations through education, outreach, and collaboration.

Learning Center. The Learning Center aims to provide instruction that deepens and enriches students’ understanding of the classes in which they enroll. Through peer and professional instruction, they increase students’ satisfaction with their educational and interpersonal experiences at MU. Just as faculty members need colleagues to review their papers or research findings, students need tutors, teachers, and peers to review, analyze, and assist them with papers they write and the academic problems they encounter. The Learning Center’s mission, therefore, is to enhance students’ academic performance, deepen their satisfaction with their academic experiences, and increase the retention and graduation rates of students who participate in our sessions.

LGBTQ Resource Center. The LGBTQ Resource Center works to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment for Mizzou community members with a focus on queer and transgender students.  Serving as a campus and community resource, we accomplish our mission through the development of healthy communities, strategic partnerships, and leadership and identity development within a culture of celebration and inclusion.

Multicultural Center. The Multicultural Center builds community, fosters a sense of belonging and provides educational programs and resources for all students with a focus on students from marginalized identities. Specifically, the center places an intentional focus on serving student’s intersectional and marginalized identities. Through student organizations and educational, cultural and leadership development opportunities, the Multicultural Center works to create empowered student leaders and promote a welcoming and culturally inclusive campus environment.

Office of Institutional Equity. The Office of Institutional Equity enforces the university’s non-discrimination policies, educates the community about our policies and practices, connects people to resources that can support them if they experience discrimination or retaliation, and listens to the concerns of the campus community. If you experience, witness or hear about any form of discrimination or retaliation, you can make a report. The Office of Institutional Equity will contact you, discuss your options and rights, and can investigate whether university policies were violated.

If you are concerned about confidentiality or don’t want an investigation, the Office of Institutional Equity will discuss any concerns that you might have.

The Office of Institutional Equity investigates all forms of sex-based violence including sexual misconduct, dating or intimate partner violence, stalking, sexual exploitation, or invasion of sexual privacy. The office also investigates the use of racial or ethnic slurs to harass or intimidate. This type of conduct may violate the non-discrimination policy and/or the Student Standard of Conduct or Human Resources policies.

Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention (RSVP) Center. The RSVP Center aims to promote social change on campus and in the community by serving students, faculty and staff through educational, prevention, advocacy and response efforts. The RSVP Center demonstrates a commitment to preventing and ultimately eliminating instances of stalking and sexual harassment as well as dating, intimate partner and sexual violence within the campus community. The RSVP Center provides free and confidential support and advocacy services, a broad range of educational programs, resources and outreach events to promote academic success, personal wellness and overall awareness.

Student at Risk Committee. Some concerns rise above the level of response that the Care Team provides. If you witness or know of students you think are especially concerning, worrisome or threatening, we strongly encourage you to use this online referral tool, to notify the Student At Risk Committee. The student of concern is more likely to receive assistance before the situation worsens if you express concern.

Student Financial Aid. The Office of Financial Aid promotes excellent customer service while educating students, families, campus and the community about financial aid resources in order to promote access in higher education. They strive to administer aid programs in an accurate and equitable manner while complying with federal, state, private and institutional rules and regulations.

Student Health & Well-Being. The University of Missouri is committed to supporting student health and well-being in a network of care that includes the Counseling Center, Student Health Center, Wellness Resource Center and community providers. Regardless of what challenges students are facing, the most important thing is for them to reach out to someone. University faculty and staff work together to ensure students find the most appropriate care.

Tiger Pantry. Tiger Pantry provides food resources and education to members of the University of Missouri family and University of Missouri Health Care workers in need while exemplifying the university’s four core values of Respect, Responsibility, Discovery, and Excellence. Tiger Pantry strives to assist, educate and empower those facing food insecurity within the University of Missouri community. Tiger Pantry advocates to change the perception of hunger on campus and to offer resources to students, faculty, and staff so that they may focus on the experiences uniquely available at Mizzou.

Voz Latina. The MU Voz Latina faculty, staff and student association is a vibrant organization dedicated to empower the Latino community of the University of Missouri and Columbia to lead and to achieve academic, professional, and personal success. It is Voz Latina’s mission be a vibrant organization dedicated to empower the Latino community of the University of Missouri and Columbia to lead and to achieve academic, professional, and personal success.

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 Women’s Center is open to everyone.

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