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.
Support & Wellness
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 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 for all students. We strive to make the University of Missouri a more inclusive and welcoming environment for diverse populations through education, outreach and collaboration and serving as a home away from home. Call or stop by the center to explore paid and volunteer opportunities, meet new people and get involved.
The goal of the LGBTQ Resource Center is to educate about, support and advocate for sexual and gender minorities at MU. We do this through advising student organizations, hosting the InsideOUT radio show, sharing resources through our center and library, and holding programs throughout the year such as Coming Out Week, Transgender Awareness Week and Pride Month. Our center is open to everyone. Paid and volunteer opportunities are available.
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.
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, we work to address the needs of underrepresented populations, providing a safe outlet and place to understand and explore different identities. Paid and volunteer opportunities are available.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Center offers services, resources, events, programs and opportunities for involvement. Open to all gender identities, the Women’s Center is a safe space to do homework, make new friends, meet with old friends, indulge in a nap, learn more about social justice, engage in meaningful conversation, and so much more!