Columbia Public Library
100 W. Broadway, (573) 443-3161, www.dbrl.org
9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Fri., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 1 p.m.-5
Street #104, (573) 882-4701
Hours: (Semester) Mon.-Thurs., 7:30 a.m.-2 a.m.; Fri., 7:30 a.m.- 8 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.- 8 p.m.; Sun., 12 p.m.-2 a.m.; (Summer) Mon.-Thurs., 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m.; Fri., 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 1 p.m.-9 p.m.
Hugh Stephens Library
1200 E. Broadway (Stephens College), (573) 876-7182, www.stephens.edu/library
Hours: (Semester) Mon.-Thurs., 8 a.m.-11 p.m.; Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., 1 p.m.-11 p.m.; (Summer) Mon.-Thurs., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fri., 8 a.m.-1 p.m.; Closed Saturday and Sunday
Total Learning Clinic 1104 East Broadway, (573) 442-5013, www.totallearningclinic.com
Sylvan Learning Center 2703 East Broadway #220, (573) 815-0999 , www.columbiamo.sylvan-learning.info
The following agencies can provide pregnancy testing, birth control information, problem pregnancy counseling, medical attention for gynecological problems and information and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases.
Student Health Services TBD
Parenthood of Mid-Missouri 711 N. Providence Rd. , (573)
Columbia-Boone County Health Department Clinic 1005 W. Worley St., (573) 874-7355,
For information on rape or assault and partner or spouse abuse, see Emergency Information
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Resource Center
The LGBT Resource Center welcomes and respects all individuals – transgender, gay, bisexual, straight, lesbian, queer, questioning, intersex. The Center staff does not make assumptions about your identity or experience. The Center seeks to provide a safe environment that is welcoming to all students, staff, faculty, and community members through discussion groups (insideOUT), student and community-run panel presentations (OUTreach), inclusiveness and diversity training (Safe Space), and fun and educational events during Coming Out Week and Pride Month. Additionally, books, magazines, and videos concerning LGBT, identity, and gender issues are available for checkout from the LGBT Center .
Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)
100 Hitt St. (1 st Presbyterian Church Student Center), (573) 864-1431, www.pflag.missouri.org
meetings: first Thurs. every month, 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
The Center Project was formed to establish a center for the mid-Missouri LGBTQQA community. The Unitarian Universalist Church of Columbia is currently housing meetings for the Center Project until a permanent center is established in downtown Columbia . The Center Project plans to have a downtown center established in June 2008. All community members can join a listserve to receive updates on the progress, and all people are welcome to attend monthly meetings. Fundraising events, such as dance parties, are held to raise money to support the progress of The Center Project.
Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center
813 Virginia Ave. ( University of Missouri ), (573) 882-2664, www.missouri.edu/~bccenter
Hours: Mon.-Thurs., 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat. & Sun.,12 p.m.-6 p.m.
The Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center (GOBCC) is dedicated to facilitating the full participation of Black students in every aspect of campus life by advocating and supporting their educational, social and cultural endeavors. The GOBCC creates a learning environment conducive for students, administrators, faculty/staff members, and citizens of the Columbia Community to understand, recognize, and appreciate the contributions made by Black people. While the Center advocates fervently for Black students, it has supported and enhanced cultural diversity on campus and in the Columbia Community. The GOBCC strives to break down isolation and create an environment that provides a foundation for student learning and participation, educate students, faculty, staff and the community about the history and contributions of Black people, and create an inclusive environment and opportunities that increase knowledge about and appreciation for diversity.
Office of Multicultural Affairs
111 Jesse Hall, ( University of Missouri), (573) 882-7152, www.missouri.edu/~oma
Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (Hours may vary when the University is not in session)
The Office of Multicultural Affairs works to improve the campus climate for minority and majority intercultural interaction and sponsors programs throughout the year that address minority student leadership development, majority population educational outreach, and cultural celebration and exploration. The Office of Multicultural Affairs provides cultural, educational, and social programs, advocacy on minority student concerns and issues, campus and community outreach programs, leadership development programs, diversity education, and a minority magazine library that includes: The Black Collegian, Black Enterprise, Ebony, Essence, Tribal College, Native Peoples, News from Indian Country, A. Magazine, Yolk, Giant Robot, Hispanic, El Andar, Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education, Technica, Mavin, Color Lines, and Mizzou Weekly.
and Children's Hospital 404 Keene St., (573) 875-9000