As a student at the University, you are able to take advantage of a number of services across campus which are either free or greatly discounted. Below is a brief overview of some of these services:
Located at 225 Mark Twain Building | Phone: 314.516.5661
Students with a valid campus ID receive free admission to all home athletic events, excluding conference and NCAA playoff matches. Be sure to come to a game and cheer for our Tritons!
Located at 203 Mark Twain Building | Phone: 314.516.5326
Campus Recreation offers students recreational, fitness, and social enrichment opportunities. Students are able to partake in a number of either free or discounted activities, including intramural sports, wellness classes, fitness services, off-campus adventures, special events, and access to the Mark Twain Athletic/Recreational Center.
The University provides students, faculty, staff, and visitors free access to campus shuttle services. Shuttle service is available Monday-Thursday (7:30am - 10:45pm) and Friday (7:30am-3:30pm).
Located at 278 Millennium Student Center | Phone: 314.516.5111
Degree-seeking students and recent graduates are eligible to receive a number of free services designed to help achieve professional goals, including resume assistance, mock interviews, and access to an online database with current internship and job opportunities. Services are available to help students with their career decision-making and the job search process. Students are encouraged to tap into individual appointments, workshops, employer and career events and job fairs. Additionally, career interest inventories and other career assessments are available.
During both the fall and spring semester, students have access to free USA Today, New York Times, and St. Louis Post Dispatch newspapers. Bins are located throughout campus, including the Millennium Student Center, Benton Hall, Thomas Jefferson Library, Lucas Hall, Marillac Hall, Arts Administration Building, Oak Hall, Mark Twain Gymnasium, Seton Hall, Stadler Hall, Social Science Building, and the Provincial House. All you need to get a free paper is your student id.
Located in the Health, Wellness and Counseling Services' Office at 131 Millennium Student Center | Phone: 314.516.5711
Students can call for an appointment with a counselor to discuss a variety of concerns, including personal, psychological and crisis intervention. We also provide emergency services on a walk-in basis and consultation regarding students of concern for harm to self or others. The first counseling session is free and subsequent sessions are only $10 each. A sliding scale is available for students who demonstrate a financial need.
Emergency vehicle services can recharge your battery, refill your fuel (fuel costs applicable), repair a flat, or assist you in calling an off-campus tow truck if they cannot help you with your vehicle problem.
Located at 131 Millennium Student Center | Phone: 314.516.5671
Offers students a range of discounted services, including health screenings (i.e. blood pressure, HIV, and cholesterol), immunizations (i.e. FLU shots, Hepatitis A&B, Tuberculosis), and treatment for minor injuries (i.e. colds, headaches, etc.). Appointments are suggested, but walk-ins are always welcome.
Located at Campus Police Building on North Campus | Phone: 314.516.5155
The University Police, in conjunction with the Women’s Center, offers students a number of free self defense trainings each year. Additionally, the University Police offer students police escorts on campus in the event they feel uncomfortable.
Located at 222 Social Science Building | Phone: 314.516.6863
Students needing help to improve their mathematics or writing skills are able to receive free assistance on a walk-in basis in the Math and Writing Academic Center.
Located at 218 Millennium Student Center, MSC Operations offers students a place to interact, engage and learn. We are the living room of the campus! Students are able to charge personal devices at 1 of 5 of our charging stations. There is also a UPS drop box at the North entrance of the MSC for students convenience. Also, in association with U.S. Bank students are offered free checking, mobile banking, debit cards and bill pay service.
The University of Missouri-Saint Louis is proud to partner with Metro, the regional agency that provides public transportation services, to offer our student, faculty and staff with access to Metrolink and Metrobus at a discounted rate. The Metro Pass Program provides members of our campus community with unlimited access to Metro services during the fall, spring and summer semesters. Passes are available in the Cashier's Office (285 Millennium Student Center).
Located at 107 Lucas Hall | Phone: 314.516.6807
We strive to create a strong inclusive community amongst students, faculty, and staff that personifies respect, accountability and acceptance, while supporting and empowering students to achieve degree completion. Provide comprehensive support services to meet the unique needs of our diverse student population that will foster a sense of belonging and academic achievement, promote student accountability, self-development and goal setting, provide networking opportunities with the internal and external campus community and facilitate cultural awareness/diversity activities for students and the campus community. MSS offers effective and individualized academic coaching, tutoring, mentoring, academic workshops and speaker series, study halls, professional development and cultural enrichment.
The University currently pays for an online tutoring service called Netutor. It is free and available to all UMSL students. This service can be accessed by logging into MyGateway and accessing the Blackboard Tools menu in the current courses.
Located at 366 Millennium Student Center | Phone: 314.516.5291
New Student Programs offers all new students and families the opportunity to transition to UMSL, through orientation, extended orientation, and family and parent programming opportunities throughout the year. Students can participate in a variety of events including Weeks of Welcome, Orientation Reunion and additional first year specific events, leadership positions including Orientation Leader and Weeks of Welcome (WOW) crew leader, and participate in the various support networking opportunities including e-connection newsletters, transition calendars, students who are parents, commuter and transfer student networking groups. Find up on Facebook at www.facebook.com/newstudentprograms.
Located at 257 Millennium Student Center | Phone: 314.516.5460
Yolanda Weathersby, Manager of the Welcome Center, is a Notary Public and is available to notarize documents for students. Valid identification is required. For more information, contact Yolanda Weathersby.
Located at Social Sciences and Business Building (SSB) Room 302 | Phone: 314.516.7297
The Office of International Studies and Programs operates a passport application acceptance facility. The Center can take your passport photos and accept your passport application. Those wishing to apply for a passport must make an appointment to do so.
Located at 107 Lucas Hall | Phone: 314.516.5196
Since 1986, the nationally recognized Bridge Program provides unique and comprehensive college access services to a diverse middle and high school student and parent population. Bridge equips local students with academic enrichment, college planning, social and professional development competencies critical for the successful matriculation to college. Through comprehensive, year-round, college access services to local middle and high school students brings continues to serve area students by bulldozing barriers to college entry and paving the way for leaders of tomorrow. Bridge offers Summer and Saturday academies, after school clubs, parent programming and services that promote college access, selection and matriculation.
A social worker can meet with students to provide assistance in identifying and accessing community resources to address unmet needs as well as help with applying for government assistance programs. The social worker also coordinates prevent efforts on campus through the UMSL Partners in Prevention coalition. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 314-516-6369.
Located at 366 Millennium Student Center | Phone: 314.516.5291
Each year, the Office of Student Life and the University Program Board offer students discounted tickets to a variety of local events and attractions. Examples include: local sporting events, Fox Theatre performances, lecture series, and Six Flags. Additionally, most every event sponsored on campus by Student Life is either free for students to attend or deeply discounted. Find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/UMSLstudentlife or follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/#!/UMSLStudentLife.
Student Retention Services aims to assist students in persistence and graduation at UMSL. Through dynamic and interactive approaches, SRS provides a variety of services including one-on-one success coaching, structured study hall, and referrals to tutoring and other academic support services. Guided by the themes of Accountability, Support, and Achievement, SRS is committed to holistic student success including academic preparation, social integration, and personal development. Students assigned to work with a Success Coach in SRS can expect to develop individualized education plans, create short- and long-term goals for academic achievement, and connect to campus resources to support learning both in and outside of the classroom. Contact us today to get involved!
Located on North Campus | Phone: 314.516.4949
The Touhill is your home for the performing arts, featuring professional and student performances – everything from concerts to plays, ballet, modern dance, comedy, jazz and more. UMSL students have exclusive access to tickets for many of these outstanding events for $10 or less. Impress your date with a classy (and inexpensive) night out. Not sure you are ready for a cultural experience? Let us make your exploration easy, look for the E3! symbol that indicates which events include a pre-performance discussion and post-show reception, both free with the price of your ticket.
Located at 209 Millennium Student Center | Phone: 314.516.5763
The University Bookstore is the campus provider of textbooks, spirit wear, academic supplies, convenience and snack items, study aids, test preparation and computer hardware and software.
The Bookstore is the campus headquarters for buying and selling textbooks at UMSL. The Bookstore also stocks popular hardcover and paperback books and study aids for all subjects. Triton Tech is housed in the Bookstore and is a great source for purchasing computers, computer-related items and software. University Bookstore offers other additional services; first class USPS stamps, free notary for educational documents, incoming and outgoing fax services and much more. A wide variety of UMSL spirit wear and gifts, as well as, general school supplies are also available for purchase. Textbooks and other items may be purchased through the Bookstore by cash, check, MasterCard, Visa, American Express or Discover credit cards, or you may defer your payment using your UMSL student ID Card.
Located in Marillac Hall on South Campus | Phone: 314.516.5131
Students can take advantage of a number of discounted services including primary care, contact lenses, eye glasses, rehabilitative optometry, and eye health management.
Located at 8230 Florissant Road | Phone: 314.516.5204
UMSL Postal Services is a United States Postal Service Contract Unit and is open to the public. Services include express mail, priority mail, certified/registered mail with return receipt to include delivery and/or signature confirmation. Postage stamps are also available for purchase. UMSL Postal Service is located on the North campus, near the Mark Twain entrance. The hours of operation are Monday-Friday (8:30 am to 4:30 pm).
Located at 211 Clark Hall | Phone: 314.516.5705
The Veterans Center exists to assist veterans in their transition from military to campus life. The Veterans Center staff can answer questions veterans may have about their benefits, the school, veteran-specific job resources and more. We have a lounge for Veterans to gather, a quiet place to study or simply meet with your peers. The coffee is always brewing, there are two laptops connected to the internet and a microwave for your use as well. We are open every day, but our office is staffed by student veterans so personnel may not always be on duty. If you need specific assistance please call or email to schedule an appointment. The UMSL Veterans Center consists of UMSL Veterans serving UMSL Veterans!
Located at 257 Millennium Student Center | Phone: 314.516.5460
The Welcome Center serves as the University of Missouri-St. Louis's liaison to our students, faculty, and staff by providing information (via the Information Desk) regarding all aspects of the campus. Additionally, this office helps promote the value of attending our university to visitors, coordinates the campus lost and found program, and offers customer service training and other workshops.