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.

  • 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.

  • 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.


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 […]