UMSL is a diverse school where you can meet students from St. Louis, other parts of the U.S., and more than 100 countries. You will join a campus community of over 700 international students. With friendly people, reasonable prices, and seasonal weather, St. Louis is a great place to live and explore. Here are a few tools to help you get involved on campus and explore the St. Louis area. 

Student Organizations

Many international students are involved in student organizations. You can join groups based on your interests, professional goals, home country, and more! Check out to view and join clubs.

Many student organizations also have pages on Facebook. Here are a few of the groups specific to international students:

Guides for Exploring St. Louis

UMSL St. Louis Survival Guide
Soapy's Guide to St. Louis
St. Louis Visitor's Commission

St. Louis Culture

Sauce Magazine (gastronomy) 
St. Louis Today (music & events) 

Local Media

St. Louis Post-Dispatch (daily newspaper)
Riverfront Times (weekly newspaper)

KWMU (National Public Radio Local Affiliate)

KSDK (St. Louis NBC television station)

St. Louis Sports

St. Louis Cardinals
St. Louis Rams
St. Louis Blues


Gateway Arch

Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis

Missouri Botanical Garden

St. Louis Science Center

St. Louis Zoo


St. Louis City Musuem

Missouri History Museum

St. Louis Art Museum

St. Louis Cardinals Hall Of Fame Museum

Performing Arts

Opera Theatre Of St. Louis
Repertory Theatre of St. Louis
St. Louis Fox Theatre
Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center
St. Louis Symphony Orchestra

Out and Around St. Louis

Raging Rivers Waterpark
Six Flags St. Louis
Casino on the Mississippi
Gateway Riverboat Cruise


St. Louis Metrolink (Metro Passes are available at no additional cost to UMSL students.)
Amtrak Rail Service
Greyhound Bus Service
Yahoo Car Rentals
Expedia Online Travel

Other Tourism Resources

Missouri Tourism

Lonely Planet Online