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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  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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.


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 […]