Student Life at Park University

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Connect and Engage

Meet new people, share what you’re passionate about and extend your learning beyond the classroom. Park University hosts dozens of clubs and organizations that are open to all of our students, whether they’re in Parkville, Gilbert, online or at campus centers across the country. We provide new student orientations, opportunities for leadership and a wide variety of social clubs, academic honor societies, leadership organizations, and student-run media outlets that provide opportunities for your success.

New Student Orientation and First Year Mentors

Clubs and Organizations

Student Conduct Code

Residence life

Explore on-campus housing options, check out our room and board rates, and apply for student housing in Chesnut Hall and Copley Quad residence halls on our Parkville, Missouri, campus. You’ll love the convenience of living close to classes and campus facilities, including our dining center and retail operations. Take advantage of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to connect with and learn from others from all walks of life.

Apply for Housing

Dining Services / Meal Plans



The Park Pirates and Buccaneers compete in both men’s and women’s baseball, basketball, cross-country, golf, soccer, track and field, and volleyball. Park University is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics and the American Midwest Conference.

Succeed with your Success Coach

Each and every Park University student is assigned a success coach. Your coach is a dedicated point person for support along your academic journey. They’ll help you navigate your college experience, particularly regarding financial aid and financial literacy.


Academic Support Center

Disability Services

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Wellness at Park

We care about the mind as well as the body at Park. Get connected with wellness resources at our two 24 hour gyms or join a fitness classes (or three) and together we can make healthier bodies and stronger minds.

Counseling Center

Pirate Fitness Center

Enhance Your Understanding

Curious about other cultures? Connect with one of the many international students (and cultures) in Parkville, MO. Whether through a formal study abroad program or by participating in international events and organizations right here at home, the office of International Education can help you become an effective global citizen.

Office of International Education

Study Abroad

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Global Warrior Center

The Global Warrior Center guides service members and veterans transitioning in and out of the military to become knowledgeable of their educational benefits, works with students being deployed or returning from a tour of duty, helps with access to health care and counseling services, assists with employment searches and provide references or assistance in anything else the veteran needs. It is available to all Park students.

Park University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Park University is a private, non-profit, institution of higher learning since 1875.