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 […]

  • 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.

  • Travel Awards

    Each Fall and Spring semester, GPC distributes more than $50,000 in travel awards to individuals traveling to conferences to present their work. To learn how to apply for these awards, visit Funding: Travel Awards


RCAF Call for Proposals

The Graduate Professional Council is proud to announce its 32nd Annual Research & Creative Activities Forum (RCAF) on March 14, 2015! This event offers an invaluable opportunity for students to showcase their academic projects in front of an audience of their professors, mentors, research colleagues, and visiting faculty from other institutions in Missouri. Proposals must […]


GPC Winter Welcome!

Mizzou graduate and professional students, celebrate the beginning of the 2015 spring semester with a night at Deja Vu! What: Drinks, Food, and Dancing! When: Friday, Feb. 6th, 7-11pm Where: Deja Vu $3 Reduced Cover with MU grad/prof student ID. Please bring BOTH an official government issued ID AND your MU grad/prof student ID. Guests […]