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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  • RCAF

    GPC has hosted RCAF for more than 30 years as a way for students to showcase research or creative activities, and gain experience discussing their work. Professors from across the state and within the MU community rate and give feedback on student presentations, with cash prizes available for exceptional presentations. For more information, please see […]

  • 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 […]

  • Esteemed Legislator Recognition Event

    Each year, the Graduate Professional Council recognizes state legislators who have shown a commitment to improving the graduate and professional student experience at the University of Missouri. These legislators have worked to increase higher education funding, for legislative platform issues of The Associated Students of the University of Missouri, and for other legislation that benefits […]


GPC Statement Regarding MU System Review Commission

On Wednesday, the Missouri Speaker of the House announced the final three representatives to round out the University of Missouri Independent Review Commission’s six members. The commission is tasked with creating a list of recommendations regarding every facet of operations within the University of Missouri system. This charge is to be completed by the end […]

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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 | […]