The Graduate Professional Council (GPC) is the official democratic government for all graduate, professional, postdoctoral, and postbaccalaureate students at the University of Missouri. Learn more about us.

Services offered by GPC

GPC offers a variety of services for the graduate and professional community at MU.

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  • Rollins Society

    Established in 1994 by GPC, Rollins Society recognizes graduate and professional students who have significantly advanced the well-being of self-defined communities beyond the scope of their academic work. The society taps a select group of graduate and professional students whose public service affirms the society’s watchwords of Duty, Faithfulness, and Leadership. For more information, please […]

  • Group Funding

    Each month, the GPC General Assembly provides funding to events across campus that benefit graduate and professional students. By increasing the visibility of these funding opportunities, GPC has set a record for both the number of organizations funded and the amount of funding provided. For more information, please see the Group Funding page.

  • Social Events

    GPC is hard at work providing valuable academic services to graduate and professional students, but that doesn’t mean we don’t know how to have a good time. Each month, GPC offers a social event to help ease the stress of student life. Events ranged from our annual Welcome (Back) party to our inaugural GPC Trivia […]

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GPC General Assembly Appreciation Event

GPC General Assembly Representatives, GPC would like to say Thank You for your hard work over the past year with an appreciation event on Friday, May 6th, from 5-8 pm on the Physics Building Roof! Please join us for food, drink, and music. This event is open to members of the GPC General Assembly and […]


NAGPS Regional Conference @Mizzou

The University of Missouri is thrilled to host the 2016 NAGPS South Central Regional Conference. The conference will be held in Columbia, Missouri on the campus of the University of Missouri from April 22 – 24, 2016. This year’s conference will be a joint effort with the Midwest Region. The National Association of Graduate-Professional Students […]


GPC/GSA Field Day

Join GPC and GSA on Saturday, April 23, for a Field Day from 3-7 pm in Kuhlman Court (the grassy area between Ellis Library and the MU Student Center). We will provide free food and fun games! Family and friends are welcome. Please join our Facebook event page and invite everyone. Tug of War | […]


CGW Union Authorization Election

The Graduate Professional Council encourages all graduate employees to vote in the election. Pursuant to GPC General Assembly Resolutions 1516-05 and 1516-08, the Graduate Professional Council would like to inform graduate student employees that the Coalition of Graduate Workers will be holding an election authorizing union representation for collective bargaining, to be held on Monday, April 18th, […]