Human Resources



The Office of Affirmative Action

The Affirmative Action office is responsible for coordinating UMKC's Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity program, monitoring the University's compliance with federal and state laws, regulations and the investigation of discrimination and harassment complaints by students, faculty and staff against University employees.

Affirmative Action Plans

ADA Accomodations

The University is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees.  To that end, The University will provide a reasonable accommodations for the known disability of a qualified applicant or employee with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship.  A reasonable accommodation is a modification or adjustment to a job, employment practice, or the work environment that makes it possible for a qualified individual with a disability to enjoy an equal employment opportunity. 

If you would like to request an ADA accommodation, please complete the following form and submit it to Mikah K. Thompson, ADA Coordinator, at:

Affirmative Action Contacts

Mikah Thompson

Director of Affirmative Action

Michael Garvin

EO Investigator/Trainer

Sybil Catalano

EO Investigator/Trainer

Related Links

Employee Relations

Mediation Services


Please click here to file a discrimination related complaint:

You may also contact:

Mikah Thompson,
Director of Affirmative Action
Office of Affirmative Action
5115 Oak Street, Room 212,
Kansas City, MO 64110

816-235-1323 or 816-235-6910