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EXPERIENCE UMKC

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

March 7, 2014

8:30 a.m.—3:30 p.m.

AVAILABLE SESSIONS

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 away from home for the first time and sharing a room have their challenges. Current students will discuss conflict resolution strategies, and you'll have the option to submit a contract to live on campus next fall.

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.

Campus Tour

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 does not include on-campus housing options.

OPEN HOUSES

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Drop in to get answers to your questions about paying for college and the financial aid process.

Q and A

Current UMKC students will be available to answer questions about campus life.

On-Campus Housing

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

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