Career Center

The MU Career Center serves all MU students with their career exploration and development needs. We offer daily appointments and drop-in services to help you:
– Explore majors and careers paths
– Write résumés, CVs and cover letters
– Search for jobs and internships
– Prepare for interviews
– And much more!
We meet with students in person or online via Zoom. Our services are free of charge with the exception of the CliftonStrengths assessment (which costs $15).

Student Success Center, Lower Level

Center for Academic Success and Excellence (CASE)

CASE promotes the success of students from the time of acceptance into MU through graduation by providing opportunities related to academic enrichment, career development, financial literacy, sense of belonging, and wellness to help students transition to and persist at MU. CASE serves as a support for underrepresented minority students, but its services are open to all Mizzou students.

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Discovery Center

Discovery Center offers advising for undecided majors and students from across campus considering a change in major or in need of assistance in determining new options. Discovery Center works collaboratively with students to find the best fit between the student’s interest ­and abilities and what the university has to offer, and helps students navigate through college.

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First-Generation Initiatives

The mission of the Office of First-Generation Initiatives is to provide a supportive and welcoming community for all first-generation students and their families by building a campus culture that celebrates and honors the first-generation identity. We connect first-generation students to faculty/staff, resources, and information to help promote academic excellence and sense of belonging from enrollment to graduation.

Freshman Interest Groups (FIGs)

Freshman Interest Groups are small groups of first-year students who share similar academic interests and take a set of classes together. FIG participants are given priority registration in three key classes relevant to their major/program with other students from their FIG, and take a small weekly seminar led by one of their peers and a faculty or staff member. As of fall 2024 there is no residential component to the FIGs program.

Learning Center

The Learning Center offers free academic services and tutoring through student-centered, interactive and effective academic support. Peer and professional instruction is offered through tutoring, help sessions, exam reviews and study plan consultations.

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MU Connect

MU Connect is student tracking, early alert, appointment scheduling and retention online application that supports student success and engagement. It allows instructors to communicate concerns or kudos and refer students to resources, while also providing an online scheduling feature to set up appointments or group meetings.

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Service-Learning provides opportunities and academic credit for experience-based learning to promote lifelong commitment to social responsibility and public service. Service-Learning at MU strives to develop civic, corporate and social responsibility while enhancing the students’ personal growth and enriching the lives of persons within the community.

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Transfer Center

The Transfer Center is a space where the transfer student community comes together at all stages of the transfer process. The Transfer Center provides admissions coordinators to navigate your transition to Mizzou, advisors to guide you in your academics, and programming to keep you engaged in the Mizzou community.

Student Success Center, Mezzanine Level

TRiO Student Support Services

Funded by a $752,096 annual grant from the U.S. Department of Education, MU’s TRiO Student Support Services (SSS) Program serves 670 eligible undergraduate participants each year. Designed to support first-generation, low-income, and/or students with documented disabilities achieve academic success, MU’s TRiO SSS Program offers holistic services aimed at supporting participants in making a successful transition into MU and in strategically using their time at MU to advance their academic, career and personal goals.

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Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate research facilitates, promotes and encourages research opportunities for undergraduate students to explore the unknown through hands-on work with faculty mentors. The office organizes several forums and poster sessions for students to share their work on campus and provides opportunities for students to travel and present at conferences across the U.S. and around the world.

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Writing Center

Writing Center supports anyone with a pawprint (including faculty, postdocs, and distanced-students) completely free of charge throughout their time at Mizzou via in-person appointments at the Columbia campus, Zoom appointments, and asynchronous responses through the Online Writery. Writers of all levels can expect detailed feedback and revision options focused on “Higher Order Concerns” and “later order concerns” for any stage of the writing process, regardless of the modality in which they utilize the Writing Center services.

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