The University of Missouri Suicide Prevention Training Program was designed to help faculty, staff, and students prevent suicide by teaching participants to identify people at risk for suicide; recognize the risk factors, protective factors and warning signs of suicide; and respond to and get help for people at risk.
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Associated Students of the University of Missouri is the University of Missouri System-wide student organization in charge of legislative advocacy and political education. Every student enrolled at the University of Missouri is a member. Here at Mizzou, we bring legislators to campus, host panel discussions on relevant issues and provide opportunities for students to get more civically engaged.
The MSA/GPC Box Office is a full service Ticketmaster outlet that sells for all Ticketmaster venues across the Midwest., including MSA ticketed events on campus, the Blue Note, and Rose Music Hall. The Box Office can also sell tickets for university student organizations, university departments and outside promoters. The Box Office is located on the first level of the MU Student Center west of the food court. Business hours are 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Campus Activities provides the campus with a wide array of entertainment programs including concerts, comedy shows, movies, novelty events, lectures, cultural opportunities, and educational programs. The MSA/GPC Department of Student Activities (DSA) consists of six committees, each of which is focused on bringing a diverse group of events to campus: Black Programming, College Music, Films, International Programming, Speakers, and Special Events.
Caring for Columbia is the largest student-run day of service at Mizzou. Each spring, students, faculty and staff from all over campus unite to honor the Columbia community in a day of volunteering, to say “Thank You” for their continued support throughout the years. More than 1,200 students serve at 60-plus sites performing tasks that include working with animals, packing backpacks for children, painting and park clean efforts.
The Environmental Leadership Office collaborates with MU students to provide support, resources, education and leadership opportunities, empowering them to get involved and take meaningful action to address environmental issues on campus and beyond.
The Graduate Professional Council (GPC) is the official student government for all graduate, professional and post-baccalaureate students at the University of Missouri. GPC is the voice of graduate and professional students to many of the decision-making bodies at MU, including the Board of Curators and faculty committees. GPC meetings, called General Assembly meetings, are held the first Tuesday of each month. Become a senator who represents other graduate students by attending a General Assembly meeting.
Greeks Advocating the Mature Management of Alcohol (GAMMA) provides continuous education regarding health and safety topics affecting Greek students, particularly responsible alcohol use. GAMMA’s various educational opportunities throughout the year promote attitudinal and behavioral changes within the Greek community, while promoting and raising funds for our initiative, Greeks Raising the Bar.
Greek chapters represent over 7,500 students at Mizzou, and this group of students builds a unique community atmosphere that has thrived at Mizzou for years. Members of the Greek community are exposed to many different personalities, interests and challenges beneficial for social growth, while forming lifelong friendships. The bonds you develop with other members in your chapter are more than just friendships. Members support each other through challenges, and older brothers and sisters encourage and foster growth in new members. Friendships developed in college will continue to flourish even after you graduate.
The KCOU Recording Studio is a Missouri Student Association auxiliary whose primary focus is to provide an affordable and professional atmosphere for students to record. Any aspiring musicians, rappers, bands, choirs, recording artists, actors and more attending the University of Missouri are welcome to schedule an appointment with any of our experienced recording engineers.
The Office of Student Engagement coordinates leadership development programs including the Chancellor’s Leadership Class, Emerging Leaders Program, Mizzou Leadership Academy and iLead Workshops.
The Missouri Students Association is the recognized undergraduate student government association at the University of Missouri. Its three branches — executive, legislative, and judicial — serve more than 25,000 students with a wide variety of services funded by its $1.6 million budget.
Mizzou After Dark provides fun and safe alcohol-free events for students late at night. You can participate and/or you can seek out some of the program’s student event-planning roles.
Multicultural-based organizations include historically Latino, Latina and Asian sororities and fraternities with multicultural diversity and membership. Although some of these organizations are cultural- or identity-based, they are not identity-exclusive, and chapters are open to individuals of all identities and backgrounds.
Mizzou’s only student-run television station on campus. MUTV airs 23News, 23Sports, E23, Tailgaters, TriplePlay, Good Morning Mizzou, and MU Improv on channel 23-1 and channel 23-2 MUTV students produce seven shows each week.
The National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) is a coalition of the nine historically African-American Greek-letter fraternities and sororities. The organization boasts a diverse membership comprised of students, celebrities, corporate, political and community leaders. For over seventy-five years, members of the constituent Greek-letter organizations of NPHC have convened to discuss and address issues of mutual concern. The collective social and economic power of the NPHC has been a major source of change for the African-American community in America since its inception.
The Office of New Student Programs helps incoming freshmen, transfer students, and their families transition to Mizzou. We are dedicated to developing intentional and valuable programs intended to equip students with the knowledge, skills, and tools to achieve ultimate success in their college and educational career.
The Office of Off-Campus Student Services helps students who are currently, or considering, living off campus. Our goal is to provide students with the resources necessary to have positive off-campus experiences. We assist students with discovering the best off-campus living arrangements for their individual situations. We strive to promote a safe, fun, and healthy environment for students, as well as the overall Columbia community.
Students who are members of Greek letter organization under Interfraternity Council, Multicultural Greek Council, National Pan-Hellenic Council and Panhellenic Association are supported by the Office of Greek Life.
The Office of Student Accountability & Support is responsible for upholding the University of Missouri’s Standard of Conduct for the campus community and for promoting individual student growth and development. The purpose of the Standard of Conduct is to maintain a safe campus community, one where students can learn and be successful.
OrgSync is your way to connect to organizations, communicate with other members and explore Mizzou.
Panhellenic Association is the governing body of the National Panhellenic recognized sororities and associate sorority on our campus. An executive board works year-round to promote unity within the sororities through weekly delegation, frequent events for the whole PHA community, hosting Formal Recruitment each year, and more. The executive board works to promote the four Mizzou Panhellenic values, which are the common threads that unite all of our sorority women.
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 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.
The Social Justice Symposium is a one-day conference designed to create conversation around three core aspects of social justice: awareness, advocacy and activism. The conference includes a keynote speaker, lunch, and multiple breakout sessions that could address topics like ethnicity, culture, multiculturalism, women’s advocacy, LGBTQ advocacy, gender, ability, serving our veteran student population, and sustainability.
STRIPES (Supportive Tigers Riding in Pursuit of Ensuring Safety) is a student-run program that offers safe, free, confidential rides home to Mizzou students and their guests Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights during fall and spring semesters. Whether a student is working late, on a bad date, or is unable to safely operate a motor vehicle, STRIPES is available, free of charge. Volunteers work five nights a semester; free food and vehicles are provided.
Student Legal Services provides preventive legal education and consultation to MU students on the Columbia campus. Our mission is to help students learn how to resolve any legal conflicts and disputes currently interfering with their goals, as well as how to apply this learning throughout their lives.
Tiger Pantry strives to provide food assistance for those in need within the University of Missouri community. We hope 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.
Tiger’s Lair is the official student cheering section for the Missouri Tigers Football Team.
Truman’s Closet offers business attire rentals free of charge for Mizzou students, faculty and staff. Donations can be dropped off at the Center for Student Involvement at the MU Student Center or Truman’s Closet during operational hours. Team members are also available to pick up donations.
Venture Out participants are engaged intellectually, emotionally, socially and physically in an uncertain environment where they may experience success, failure, adventure, and risk taking (sometimes all in one activity). The goal of Venture Out is to put your group through activities that require communication, teamwork, problem solving skills and leadership. Our activities are purposefully designed to be fun and challenging. We strive to help your group emerge from the experience closer and more cohesive.
The Wellness Resource Center uses a comprehensive, campuswide wellness approach. The Center plans activities and events throughout the year that support wellness as it relates to issues such as fitness and nutrition, stress reduction, alcohol and drug abuse, tobacco, problem gambling, healthy decision-making off-campus, promoting positive fan behavior at athletic events, and suicide prevention.
The Women’s Leadership Conference coincides with Women’s History Month and is designed to bring students and female leaders from mid-Missouri together to discuss the past, present, and future of women’s leadership on a global level. The conference is built upon four pillars: networking, education, empowerment and diversity.
Zou Crew is the official student cheering section of Mizzou Men’s Basketball.