Built in 1926, Memorial Union honors Missouri students who died in combat and serves as a community center for the campus.
Hosted by the Mizzou Alumni Association, all first-year students are invited to participate in Tiger Walk. The students run through the columns toward Jesse Hall to symbolize their entrance into the university.
The University of Missouri is one of only six public universities in the U.S. with schools of medicine, veterinary medicine, engineering, agriculture and law all on one campus within walking distance, which makes MU a highly interdisciplinary and collaborative campus.
Established in 1915, the University of Missouri libraries are available for research, meetings, training and study. Ellis Library, featured here, is at the heart of the Missouri campus.
Jesse Hall is the central administrative building for the University of Missouri, featuring columns from Academic Hall (destroyed by fire in 1892).
Points of Pride
Missouri is one of only 34 public U.S. universities to be selected for membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU).
Missouri’s School of Journalism is North America’s 1st journalism school, and it was founded by Walter Williams in 1908.
Missouri is the largest U.S. producer of radioisotopes for biomedical and medical applications.
Missouri is the only university in the United States to bring three FDA-approved radiopharmaceuticals to market.
Missouri established the first vaccine-virus laboratory in the United States … in 1885.