Missouri Census 2020

Essential Resource Links for Higher Education and the Census

The 2020 Census is here! High-quality Census data will help to ensure Missouri, higher education and communities gets their fair share of federal funding and representation for the next decade.

Click here for more information on how to respond to the 2020 Census.

A Missouri 2020 Census Higher Education Tool Kit (https://census.mo.gov/get-involved/highered/) provides check lists of actions and resources you can use to share the importance of the 2020 Census on your campus and in your community. This includes a tool kit for higher education administrators, suggested communications plan for higher education, a Census 2020 checklist, sample email to students, handouts for students and others, posters, Missouri 2020 Census graphics for higher education, and Missouri 2020 Census logos.

For those seeking more details, see these additional resources.

 Campus Compact Census Knowledge Hub
  COVID-19 and the Census
 2020 Census Operational Adjustments Due to COVID-19
 2020 Census: What College Students Need to Know to Be Counted in the Right Place (YouTube video) 
  Missouri Complete Counts is the umbrella organization for Missouri.
  Basic Fact Sheet for Missouri
  Why the Census is Important to Higher Education
  More About Confidentiality
  Participation in Rural Missouri
  Resources for Limited Literacy, including non-native speakers
  Key Census Dates
  Additional Social Media and PSAs

Additional Information About College and University Students

  How Do Students Get Counted?
  Video from MN: Why the Census Matters to College Students
  Key Information for Academic Libraries