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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  • 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 […]

  • Gold Chalk Awards

    The GPC Gold Chalk Awards are designed to recognize professors who have made significant contributions to the education and training of graduate and professional students. Awards will be presented at the annual Gold Chalk Award banquet.

  • 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.

Apr. 25- Annual Poster Competition and BBQ presented by CSGSC

Date of Event: April 25 2014 Time for Poster Competition: 11:00-12:15 PM Time for BBQ: 12:15-2:30 PM Last Date for Abstract Submission : April 23 2014 Email your request for participation to Avimanyou Vatsa at with the following information:  Full Name, Pawprint, Title, and Abstract. Ist Prize $200 2nd Prize $150 3rd Prize $100

Professional Development Seminars for Graduate Students

A series of professional development seminars for graduate students will be offered throughout the semester.  Topics include: LinkedIn:  Optimize Your Profile to Get Noticed From CV to Resume:  Looking for Jobs Outside of Academia Job Interviews:  How to Prepare, What to Expect Competitive Résumés Cover Letters for Business, Industry, NonProfit & Government Jobs Job Search […]