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Student Handbook

Welcome to the online version of the UCM's Student Handbook!


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Learning to a Greater Degree

Learning to a Greater Degree (LTAGD) is UCM’s commitment that we will be by your side, giving you all the resources and student support services you need to be successful. 

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Fast Facts

Since 1871, the University of Central Missouri has been transforming students into lifelong learners who are dedicated to service.

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A Greater Degree of Commitment

UCM's campus community strives to ensure that diversity is a shared value and student success is a shared responsibility. 

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As a member of the Central Missouri community, I will join in building ...

  • a learning community, by striving for academic and personal excellence and by promoting the value of education and lifelong learning.

  • an open community, by creating and maintaining effective channels of communication and by accepting and respecting individuals whose values, ideas, beliefs, and life experiences may be different from my own.

  • a caring community, by seeking opportunities to serve and by supporting and affirming the well-being of others.

  • a just community, by behaving in ways which are ethical, honest, equitable, trustworthy, civil, and respectful.

  • a disciplined community, by seeking to understand and fulfill personal responsibilities, by upholding university guidelines and by working toward self and community betterment.

  • a celebrative community, by observing and honoring existing traditions and by seeking and creating opportunities to enrich and define UCM.

  • a purposeful community, by helping to shape and achieve the common goals of the University of Central Missouri.

As a UCM student, you are responsible for completing the following activities and reading the linked material ...

Successful students regularly use these important and powerful academic resources ...

How to give feedback and get help ...

Important resources promoting student success, health and wellness ...

Great opportunities to work, volunteer and get involved ...

Please consider downloading these free resources ...

  • Guide App
  • Campus Eye App
  • Circle of 6 App
  • UCM CATS (GooglePlay)
  • The Buzz: U of Central Missouri
  • Blackboard Mobile Learn App

More resources for students & families ...


  • facebook
  • twitter
  • youtube
  • linkedin
  • instagram