Employee Recognition Programs

To recognize our excellent, hard-working staff, the university has established the following programs:


Themes include Positive Attitude, Effective Leadership, Good Work Ethic, and Outstanding Customer Service.
Riverstars Employee of the Month
Chancellors Award

Each year the Chancellor recognizes three outstanding UMSL staff members. A $1,000 award recognizes individual staff contributions to the university in each of three categories -- administrative/professional, office/technical, and service/maintenance.
Chancellor's Award
Service Awards
The University of Missouri service award program is a way to recognize the valuable contributions made by staff on behalf of the university. The awards are given to regular employees who have continuous service in increments of five (5) years.
Service Awards