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EXPLORE OPPORTUNITIES IN YOUR MAJOR AND INTERACT WITH CURRENT STUDENTS AND ALUMNI. DESIGN YOUR VISIT BY CHOOSING FROM THE SESSIONS LISTED BELOW.

Friday, March 20, 2015

8:30 a.m.—3:30 p.m.

AVAILABLE SESSIONS

Academic Support and Mentoring

Developed at UMKC, Supplemental Instruction is an innovative peer-mentoring program that is now used at universities around the world. Come to this fun, informative session to learn more about this key to academic success.

Campus Leadership

Want to know what it takes to be a student leader at UMKC? Learn from the best as the Student Government Association, Union Programming Board, and fraternity and sorority leaders discuss their leadership journeys and the organizations that can help you be successful in the classroom and beyond.

Campus Traditions and UMKC History

Do you know who created the UMKC kangaroo mascot? Want to know more about Court Warming? Play Jeopardy with the Office of Student Involvement to learn more about our campus, UMKC and the Kansas City community.

Career Services

"What are you going to do with that major?" Learn about UMKC majors and career paths, and hear alumni describe how Career Services helped them plan for their future.

Financial Aid 101

Soon you'll be awarded financial aid. What happens next? We'll discuss important timelines, how to understand your financial aid package and the next steps needed to ensure your aid is ready for the upcoming semester.

Honors Program

Expand your scholarly horizons through the Honors Program, which offers a challenging academic environment while cultivating a tight-knit community. Join a panel of current Honors Program members and alumni to learn how you can get the most out of your education.

Residential Life

Living on campus is a unique and rewarding experience. Current residents will discuss their involvement with Residential Life, including the benefits of living on campus, how to share space with a roommate and how to get involved in hall leadership positions.

Swinney Recreation Center

Participate in an eight-minute group fitness class and tour our basketball courts, indoor/outdoor pool and newly renovated locker rooms. Don't forget to bring your gym shoes!

UMKC Central

Explore how UMKC Central supports students in navigating registration, financial aid, cashiers and admissions. The session will include videos, trivia games and an interactive walk-through to educate you on "doing business" at UMKC.

The World We Live In

See life from a different cultural perspective by playing Barnga with some of the international students from 73 countries who attend UMKC. It's a great session for making new friends, and may offer insights for those considering studying abroad.

OPEN HOUSES

Multicultural Student Affairs

Stop by what is affectionately known as "the village," or the Multicultural Student Affairs Office. Talk to current students and staff and learn about student organizations, events and ways that this office supports diversity and inclusion on campus.

Campus Tours

A perfect option for first-time visitors, this walking tour will feature the Student Union, Atterbury Student Success Center, Miller Nichols Library and more. Tours are led by current students who will help you get a feel for what campus has to offer. This tour will not include housing options.

On-Campus Housing

Stop by Oak Street Residence Hall and Oak Place Apartments for an informal tour.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Drop in to get answers to questions that are specific to your situation. For general information about financing college, sign up for the "Financial Aid 101" session above.

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