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