Honoring our veterans

Learn how Mizzou is recognizing and supporting those who have served in honor of Veterans Day.

Collage of MU student military veterans
Nov. 3, 2022
Contact: Deidra Ashley,

Mizzou football military appreciation day

Nov. 5 at 11 a.m.
Memorial Stadium

Mizzou Football will honor military veterans in the Nov. 5 game against the University of Kentucky. Additionally, a partnership with Veterans United Home Loans will help fund at least 1,500 tickets for Mizzou home football games, turning Memorial Stadium into a true Home for Heroes.

Thank a veteran craft booth

Nov. 8 from 10 a.m. to noon
MU Student Center food court

Decorate boxes that will be filled with essentials for patients at the Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans' Hospital (Truman VA Hospital). You can also create a thank you card to send to a veteran — the cards will be hand delivered by student veterans to patients at the Truman VA Hospital and the Missouri Veterans Home in Mexico, Missouri. All supplies will be provided.

Free legal consultations for veterans

Nov. 8 and 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
See below for locations, based on audience

The University of Missouri School of Law Veterans Clinic, through its Tigers for Troops program, will offer free legal consultations to veterans regarding United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) disability benefits, discharge upgrades, and VA health care.

The event will take place over two days:

  • 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, for Mizzou faculty, staff and student veterans at the MU School of Law, 820 Conley Avenue, Columbia, Missouri 65211. Mizzou faculty, staff and student veterans can register for an appointment at https://bit.ly/MUVetsTFT or by calling 573-882-2025.
  • 9 a.m. to 4 pm. Wednesday, Nov. 9, for Mid-Missouri veterans at the MU Family Impact Center, 105 E. Ash St., Columbia, Missouri 65203. Mid-Missouri veterans can register for an appointment at https://bit.ly/VeteransWeekTFTComo or by calling 573-882-2025.

Veterans are encouraged to register for an appointment ahead of time.

Veterans Day wreath-laying ceremony

Nov. 11 at noon
Outside Memorial Union

Shortly after the tower was completed at Memorial Union, seniors initiated a commencement exercise placing a wreath on the archway’s floor in memory of the fallen Tigers. Each Veterans Day, the tradition continues by laying a wreath in the archway to remember and honor the brave Missouri men and women serving in the U.S. Armed Forces.

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