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Current Students

Optometry Students

Welcome to the UMSL College of Optometry current student page.

Our mission in the University of Missouri-St. Louis College of Optometry is to provide students with quality education in theory and practice, basic and clinical sciences and patient care. To help you navigate this site as well as the university's Web site, we have pulled together the following list of resources specific to our professional students. Here are a list of helpful links.


-Optometric Oath of Practice and Commitment to Excellence

-Academic Honesty Statement

-Student Ethical and Professional Conduct

-Criminal Background Policy

Center for Eye Care Information

-Center for Eye Care Documents


-Academic Calendar


-Entry-Level Practice Standards for Doctor of Optometry (O.D.)

Student Services

-Career Services

-Financial Aid-Scholarships, Grants and Awards

-NBEO Information

-New Graduate Information

-Online Registration


-Student Optometric Organizations

Student Maintained Websites 

-AAO (American Academy of Optometry - Student Chapter)

-AOSA (American Optometric Student Association)

-BSK (Beta Sigma Kappa)

-SVOSH (Student Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity)


-Electronic Databases for Optometry

-University of Missouri libraries

Fourth Year Students

-Graduation Requirements