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Campus Life

Big Experiences. Big Opportunities.

The University of Central Missouri is one of the most beautiful college campuses in the country. Campus life at UCM is active and creative, fun and fantastic. You’ll literally have hundreds of opportunities to get involved—from student organizations to academic teams, to sororities and fraternities, athletics to intramural and club sports. By engaging in campus life at UCM, you’ll make new friends, develop your interests, cultivate your talents and express yourself. And you’ll have a great time! 

Choose Your Fun

Whatever you’re passionate about, you can find a student organization that’s focused on it. From the saxophone to wildlife, films to horticulture, UCM’s more than 185 student organizations truly do have something for everyone. Getting involved in student organizations is one of the best ways to engage in campus life at UCM and to build a resume that’s impressive to future employers.

Work on Campus

More than 1,500 students work on the UCM campus. As a student employee, you’ll do more than just earn money. You’ll develop important skills, gain vital experience for your future career and make valuable connections that will last a lifetime.


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Week of Welcome

During UCM’s Week of Welcome (WOW), new students like you will enjoy a week of fun—from movies on the football field to ice cream at the Newman Center.


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See the World

Campus life extends beyond our beautiful 1,561-acre campus. Gain a worldly perspective when you study abroad. Spend a couple of weeks or an entire semester!



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Cheer on UCM

Put on your Red and cheer on your favorite Mules and Jennies athletic teams. Are you an athlete? Find out if you have what it takes to compete for UCM.




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