About Us

LGBTQ Resource Center Mission Statement

The LGBTQ Resource Center works to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment for members of the University of Missouri LGBTQ community. Serving as a campus and community resource, this is accomplished by through the development of healthy communities, strategic partnerships and leadership and identity development within a culture of celebration and inclusion.

Center Goals:

  • Develop and support positive and healthy communities that validate and celebrate LGBTQ identities and their intersections.
  • Serve as a source of information, awareness and resources for the University, Columbia, and Mid-Missouri on LGBTQ identity, culture and issues.
  • Develop strategic partnerships that support the development of practices and policies that enhance the recruitment, retention and graduation of LGBTQ students.
  • Support students in their development of skills, knowledge and awareness of the world around them enabling them to create positive and intentional social change.

If you have any questions, comments, concerns, or issues, please don’t hesitate to let us know!

G225 MU Student Center
Columbia, MO 65211
(573) 884-7750


Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Fridays, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Hours may vary outside of academic semesters, please inquire.