The MU Women’s Center welcomes students, staff, faculty and members of our local community. The Center provides opportunities for learning, service and support for those who seek to further their understanding of social justice. No matter if you are looking for a place to lounge, to attend programs, to borrow a book or grab some free candy; the WC is a space where you can find your place. Visit: http://womenscenter.missouri.edu/
Relationship & Sexual Violence Prevention Center (RSVP)
The MSA/GPC Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention (RSVP) Center is a comprehensive education and resource service for the MU community. With active prevention efforts, the RSVP Center is committed to decreasing the number of MU students who are raped, sexually assaulted, stalked or abused in a relationship. The RSVP Center focuses on education, outreach and raising awareness about these issues through events and customized programs. There are many opportunities for students, faculty and staff to get involved! Visit: http://rsvp.missouri.edu/ or contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
The MU Multicultural Center is proud to be a home away from home for domestic ethnic minority students. We provide cubicle and office space, a comfortable lounge and work spaces for racial and ethnic minority students and student organizations. We are also home to the Diversity Peer Educators, offering Diversity Trainings for any group by request, as well as our Train-the-Trainers program. Every fall we co-sponsor UnificAsian and Latino Orientation with AAA (Asian American Association) and HALO (Hispanic American Leadership Organization) to welcome Asian-American and Latino/a students to MU. We are proud to collaborate across the campus and community to serve any and all under-represented populations on Mizzou’s campus, including the LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer) community and religious minority communities. Come visit us and see all we have to offer. Visit: http://multiculturalcenter.missouri.edu/
LGBTQ Resource Center
The University of Missouri Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer Resource Center seeks to provide a safe environment that is welcoming to all students, staff, faculty, and community members. In this environment, we actively support student learning through programming and leadership opportunities. The Center encourages understanding by providing a broad range of resources on LGBTQ / Ally issues and by advocating for the creation of an inclusive MU community. Visit: http://lgbtq.missouri.edu/ or contact: Struby Struble: email@example.com
The Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center
The Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center (GOBCC) is dedicated to facilitating the full participation of Black students in every aspect of University of Missouri-Columbia campus life by advocating and supporting their educational, social and cultural endeavors. The GOBCC creates a learning environment conducive for students, administrators, faculty/staff members, and citizens of the Columbia Community to understand, recognize, and appreciate the contributions made by Black people. Visit: http://bcc.missouri.edu/ or contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
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. There are many ways to get involved with the Asian Affairs Center! Visit: http://asia.missouri.edu/
Visit the Office of Disability Services on the lower level of Memorial Union South or visit their webpage (linked) for more information about accommodation services & policies as well as general information for students, staff and faculty. Visit: http://disabilityservices.missouri.edu/
The International Center is centrally located in Memorial Union on the University of Missouri campus in Columbia, Missouri.
Our staff coordinates, supports and promotes the internationalization of the MU campus. We raise international awareness, foster an appreciation for diversity, and help students understand their roles and responsibilities as world citizens. We create a supportive and collaborative environment that fosters mutual respect and understanding, and we provide professional and responsive service to MU students, scholars, faculty and staff.
Our goal is to not only strengthen and bridge international resources across the MU campus but also to engage the local and regional community in international education. Visit: http://international.missouri.edu/
Chancellor’s Diversity Initiative
The Office of the Chancellor’s Diversity Initiative (CDI) is centrally located in Memorial Union on the University of Missouri campus in Columbia, Mo. Throughout the university, our staff enhances institutional diversity through collaborative partnerships and strategic efforts that promote inclusive excellence and a welcoming campus.
Our goal is to expand opportunities for faculty, students and staff to engage and thrive in an increasingly diverse environment. We work with administrators at all levels of the campus to focus on institutional change. Our office evaluates the campus climate and develops new programs and strategic planning efforts that foster a diverse and inclusive campus environment.
Through workshops, seminars and facilitated dialogues, we increase understanding of diverse communities. CDI also helps fund and promote the many MizzouDiversity programs, organizations and events available for you to explore at MU. Equally important, we assist individuals who believe they have been harassed or treated differently from others.
Ultimately, we are working to become a more inclusive, creative and innovative research and learning environment that facilitates the competent functioning of students and employees in a diverse and competitive global society. Click here for more information. Visit: http://diversity.missouri.edu/