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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  • Professional Development

    The GPC Professional Development Series gives graduate and professional students the opportunity to build their professional networks, develop their academic portfolio, gain feedback on research, and more. The workshops and events that make up the Professional Development Series are led by faculty experts from Mizzou, as well as experts from beyond campus. Events are held […]

  • 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.

  • Legislative Recognition Event

    Each year, GPC recognizes state and national legislators who are fighting hard to make the graduate and professional student experience at Mizzou as valuable as possible. These legislators have fought for higher education funding that results in new lab equipment, teaching stipends, and student insurance.

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GPC Professional Development Series

Working with University Administration: Communicating an Effective Agenda MU Graduate Professional Council presents the second workshop of its Professional Development Series this semester! Dr. Leona Rubin, Associate Vice-Chancellor for Graduate Studies, and Mr. Kristofferson Culmer, former GPC President will present on their experiences and advice in creating effective relationships between administration and campus interests. Presentations […]