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).
Built in 1926, Memorial Union honors Missouri students who died in combat and serves as a community center for the campus.
Points of Pride
Missouri is one of only 20 public universities recognized by the Fiske Guide to Colleges as a “Best Buy School” for its combination of affordability and strong academic quality.
Missouri is one of only six public institutions nationwide that can claim a medical school, veterinary medicine college, engineering college and a law school on the same campus.
Missouri’s student counseling program is ranked No, 3 in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report.
Missouri’s agricultural program is leading a $20 million effort to develop drought-tolerant corn varieties that make efficient use of available water to sustain the world’s growing population.
With funding from the Department of Homeland Security, Missouri engineers have created blast-resistant glass that is only a quarter-inch thick and could save lives and property during hurricanes and other disasters.