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About Columbia

Downtown Columbia, MO
A view of shops on 9th Street near the Mizzou campus.

The CELLĀ is located on the MU campus in Columbia, Missouri, a medium-sized city with small-town friendliness in the heart of the Midwest. Columbia is a safe, clean, and attractive community situated midway between St. Louis and Kansas City. It has many stores, shopping malls, international food stores, movie theaters, numerous churches and a mosque. Columbia is often ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. because of its excellent quality of life and educational opportunities.

For more information about Columbia, visit the Columbia Conventions and Visitors‘ Bureau website.