Welcome to the UMSL College of Optometry CURRENT STUDENT page.

Our mission in the University of Missouri-St. Louis College of Optometry is to provide students with quality education in theory and practice, basic and clinical sciences and patient care. To help you navigate this site as well as the university's Web site, we have pulled together the following list of resources specific to our professional students. Here are a list of helpful links.

University of Missouri-St.Louis affiliates may send email to several groups within the College of Optometry. Please choose the email address for which group you would like to contact. Other information for students is available on Mygateway.


Optometric Oath of Practice and Commitment to Excellence

Academic Honesty Statement

Student Ethical and Professional Conduct

Criminal Background Policy

Center for Eye Care Information

Center for Eye Care Documents


Academic Calendar


Externship Manual

Student Services

Career Services

Financial Aid-Scholarships, Grants and Awards

Online Registration

NBEO Information


Student Optometric Organizations

Student Maintained Websites 

AAO (American Academy of Optometry - Student Chapter)

AOSA (American Optometric Student Association)

BSK (Beta Sigma Kappa)

SVOSH (Student Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity)


Electronic Databases for Optometry

University of Missouri libraries